Valpo 68
Wrightst 61
Date of game: 2/12/2013

Recap: Wright State vs. Valparaiso

Dayton, OH (Sports Network) - Kevin Van Wijk scored 20 points and pulled down nine rebounds as the Valparaiso Crusaders posted a 68-61 win over the Wright State Raiders in Horizon League action at the Nutter Center.

Also scoring in double figures for the Crusaders (20-6, 10-2 HL), as they won their fourth straight game and the 10th in the last 11 outings, were Matt Kenney and Ryan Broekhoff with 15 and 10 points, respectively.

The Raiders (17-9, 8-5) were paced by AJ Pacher who tallied a game-high 23 points in just 24 minutes off the bench. Miles Dixon contributed 13 points in a reserve role as well as the team had a three-game win streak come to an end.

Valpo scored the first points of the night and never looked back, leading by as many as 13 points in the opening half before claiming a 34-28 advantage at the break. The Crusaders converted 48.1 percent from the field in the frame.

In the second half the visitors moved to 50 percent accuracy from the floor and made up for a mere 1-of-7 showing behind the 3-point line by hitting on 13-of-14 at the charity stripe.

The Crusaders picked up the victory and remained in first place in the conference standings despite turning the ball over 17 times.

Game Notes

NASCAR News
Jones looking to win Truck Series race at Dover

The series is running its sixth race of the season on Friday at Dover International Speedway. On the following day, Jones will celebrate his 19th birthday. He's scheduled to compete in the Xfinity race at this track on Saturday.

Broncos' Clady tears ACL

Peyton Manning will have to make do without his blind-side protector for the 2015 season, as the Denver Broncos announced that Pro Bowl left tackle Ryan Clady tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during Wednesday's OTA session.

Angels' Cowgill lands on DL

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim placed outfielder Collin Cowgill on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained right wrist.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.