EKentucky 60
Valpo 82
Date of game: 2/23/2013

Recap: Valparaiso vs. Eastern Ky

Valparaiso, IN (Sports Network) - Will Bogan and Ryan Broekhoff shared team- high scoring honors with 13 points apiece for the Valparaiso Crusaders, who cruised to an 82-60 win over the Eastern Kentucky Colonels in a BracketBuster matchup at the Athletics-Recreation Center.

LaVonte Dority added 12 points for the Crusaders (22-7), while Kevin Van Wijk scored 11, and Ben Boggs finished with 10.

Corey Walden led all scorers with 20 points and Mike DiNunno added 19 for the Colonels (22-7), who saw their six-game winning streak come to a halt in blowout fashion. Eric Stutz rounded out the double-figure scorers with 10 points in the loss.

Valpo set the tone right out of the gate, as the Crusaders shot 65.2 percent from the floor (15-of-23) in the first half to grab a 39-29 lead at the break.

The Crusaders were even more efficient in the second stanza with a 71.4- percent effort from the floor (15-of-21) to win handily.

EKU shot just 32.8 percent for the game and was also out-rebounded, 36-22.

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