Scores

Final

Bowling Green 79

(5-4, 0-3 away)

Valparaiso 82

(7-3, 1-0 Horizon)

    8:05 PM ET, December 10, 2011

    Athletics-Recreation Center, Valparaiso, Indiana

    1 2 T
    BGSU 29 5079
    VALP 37 4582

    Top Performers

    Bowling Green: A. Calhoun 25 Pts, 7 Reb, 3 Stl

    Valparaiso: R. Broekhoff 20 Pts, 9 Reb, 3 Ast, 4 Stl, 1 Blk

    Valparaiso 82, Bowling Green 79

    Associated Press

    VALPARAISO, Ind. -- Ryan Broekhoff scored 20 points and Jay Harris had 20 off the bench as Valparaiso improved to 5-0 at home with an 82-79 victory over Bowling Green on Saturday night.

    Kevin Van Wijk had 16 points and Matt Kenney 12 for the Crusaders (7-3), who shot 54.3 percent (25 of 46). Van Wijk went 12 of 14 from the foul line, and his two free throws with 1:44 to go broke the game's 10th and final tie for a 73-71 Valparaiso lead.

    A'uston Calhoun scored 25 for the Falcons (5-4). Jordon Crawford added 22, Scott Thomas 14 and Dee Brown 10.

    After Thomas' 3-pointer pulled Bowling Green within 52-51 with 9:40 left, neither team led by more than two until Harris hit two free throws for a 76-72 Valparaiso edge with 35 seconds to go.

    Valparaiso notched its first victory ever over Bowling Green, which is 8-1 in the series.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    BGSU
    VALP
    Points 79 82
    FG Made-Attempted 30-56 (.536) 25-46 (.543)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-6 (.333) 6-21 (.286)
    FT Made-Attempted 17-26 (.654) 26-33 (.788)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 12

    2011-12 Season

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