Alize Johnson had 22 points, 19 rebounds and six assists to help seventh-seeded Missouri State hold off No. 10 seed Valparaiso 83-79 in the first round of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament on Thursday night.
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Derrik Smits scored a career-best 22 points and grabbed six rebounds and Valparaiso closed out the regular season with a 69-64 win over Drake on Saturday.
Spencer Haldeman drained a late trey to give Northern Iowa enough cushion to hold off Valparaiso 68-63 on Tuesday night.
Markus Golder scored all of his 16 points in the second half and Valparaiso rallied late to beat Bradley 77-64 on Saturday night.
Clayton Custer scored 20, Cameron Krutwig added 18 and Loyola Chicago turned back Valparaiso 80-71 on Wednesday night for its fourth straight win.
Bakari Evelyn scored 22 points with four 3-pointers, Max Joseph had 10 of his 12 points in the second half and Valparaiso beat short-handed Illinois State 74-58 on Sunday.
Ryan Taylor scored 31 points on 10-of-23 shooting for his fifth 20-point game in a row, and Evansville beat in-state foe Valparaiso 63-59 on Wednesday night for its 21st straight series win dating to 1969.
Kavion Pippen scored 21 points and Armon Fletcher's go-ahead 3-pointer from the left baseline helped propel Southern Illinois to a 65-59 win over Valparaiso on Saturday night.
Bakari Evelyn scored 20 points and Valparaiso snapped a five-game slide, beating Indiana State 69-63 on Wednesday night.
Phil Fayne tied his career high with 24 points on 11-of-12 shooting and grabbed nine boards to help Illinois State beat Valparaiso 76-65 on Saturday night.
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Valpo coach Matt Lottich talks with Mitch Holthus and Malcolm Huckaby at practice ahead of tonight's 10:00 pm ET game vs Illinois State on ESPN2. Schools have not played each other since 1981.
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Illinois State forward Malik Yarbrough talks to Malcom Huckaby at practice ahead of tonight's 10:00 pm ET game vs Valpo on ESPN2. Schools have not played each other since 1981.
Dru Smith scored 23 points with six rebounds, four assists and Evansville downed Valparaiso 75-65 on Wednesday night, snapping a three-game skid.
Clayton Custer scored 18 points with five assists and four steals and Loyola-Chicago pulled away from Valparaiso in the second half for a 70-54 win on Sunday.
Alize Johnson had 24 points and 17 rebounds and Missouri State held off Valparaiso for a 64-57 victory on Wednesday night.
Tywhon Pickford and Austin Phyfe combined to score 43 points and Northern Iowa held off Valparaiso late, 81-76 to earn its first Missouri Valley Conference victory on Saturday night.
Tevonn Walker scored 26 points and grabbed six rebounds as Valparaiso ended Drake's five-game win streak with a 77-60 victory Wednesday night.
Max Joseph and Jaume Sorolla scored 17 points apiece, both career highs, to lead Valparaiso to an 83-72 win over Southern Illinois on Saturday.
Donte Thomas scored 19 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as Bradley beat Valparaiso 80-71 in Missouri Valley Conference action on Wednesday night.
Jarrid Rhodes made five 3-pointers for 15 points, Alize Johnson had 11 points, 12 rebounds and four assists for his ninth double-double, and Missouri State beat Valparaiso 67-50 on Sunday.
Jordan Barnes buried 4 of 5 from 3-point range and scored 18 with five rebounds, three assists and two steals to propel Indiana State to a 73-64 victory over Valparaiso on Thursday night in a Missouri Valley Conference opener for both teams.
Dikymbe Martin scored 14 of his career-high 30 points in the first half and UC Riverside rolled to a 73-60 victory over Valparaiso on Wednesday night.
Joe Burton scored 14 points on 5-for-9 shooting and Valparaiso held off Santa Clara in the second half for a 76-68 win Monday night.
Vic Law scored 18 points and re-energized Northwestern blew out Valparaiso 84-50 on Thursday night.