MURRAY, Ky. -- Ryan Broekhoff had 18 points and eight rebounds to lead Valparaiso to a 66-64 victory over Murray State on Saturday.
Jordan Coleman added 10 points for Valparaiso, which snapped Murray State's six-game home-winning streak.
Murray State (9-3), which snapped its school-record road winning streak at 16 in a Dec. 22 loss at Dayton, jumped to an early 11-2 lead behind 3-pointers from Dexter Fields and Isaiah Canaan. But Valparaiso outscored Murray State 21-11 over the next 15 minutes to take its first lead, 23-22.
The Crusaders led just once, 43-42, in the second half before Ben Boggs hit two free throws and a 3-pointer on back-to-back possessions to put the Crusaders up for good.
Valparaiso (10-4), picked to win the Horizon league, outrebounded Murray State 42-26 and forced 17 turnovers.
Canaan had 24 points and Ed Daniel had 14 to lead Murray State.
SMU has signed a second player from Australia, 6-foot-11 forward Harry Froling, to a national letter of intent. The Mustangs previously signed guard Tom Wilson from Australia.
There's nothing to suggest the Jayhawks won't end up atop the Big 12 for a 13th season in a row. But what about a return to the Final Four?
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.
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