Wgreenbay 29 31 60
Valpo 42 33 75
Date of game: 1/29/2014

Recap: Valparaiso vs. Green Bay

Valparaiso, IN (SportsNetwork.com) - LaVonte Dority poured in 26 points as the Valparaiso Crusaders coasted to a 75-60 win over the Green Bay Phoenix in a Horizon League tilt at the Athletics-Recreation Center.

Jubril Adekoya added 12 points for Valpo (13-10, 5-3 Horizon) as it picked up its fourth victory in five games. Lexus Williams dealt out eight assists and Vashil Fernandez blocked four shots on the defensive end of the floor for the Crusaders.

Keifer Sykes led the Phoenix (17-4, 7-1) with 19 points and six assists. Green Bay, which was without the services of starting center Alec Brown, had not lost this season in conference action.

The Phoenix felt the absence of their starting big man right away as they were outrebounded, 22-10, in the first half. Valpo connected on 70.8 percent of its field goal attempts in the opening period en route to a 42-29 lead at the intermission. Green Bay was limited to 34.5 percent shooting from the floor including a 1-of-6 clip from behind the 3-point line before the break.

The Crusaders cooled off to sink 45.5 percent of their field goal tries in the second period, but managed to convert 13-of-16 tries at the free-throw line. Green Bay trailed by as many as 26 points before a late surge cut the final deficit to 15 points.

Valpo outscored the visitors, 38-28, in the paint in the contest. The Phoenix finished 11-of-21 at the free-throw line.

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