Scores

Final OT

Valparaiso 77

(6-2, 1-0 Horizon)

Butler 71

(4-4, 0-1 Horizon)

2:00 PM ET, December 3, 2011

Hinkle Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana

1 2 OT T
VALP 39 25 1377
BUT 32 32 771

Top Performers

Valparaiso: R. Broekhoff 13 Pts, 12 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

Butler: R. Nored 17 Pts, 6 Reb, 6 Ast

Valparaiso 77, Butler 71

Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS -- Richie Edwards scored 18 points and Ryan Broekhoff had 13 points and 12 rebounds Saturday to lift Valparaiso to a 77-71 overtime victory over Butler.

Matt Kenney's three-point play with 32 seconds left in overtime gave the Crusaders (6-2) a 76-71 lead in the Horizon League opener for both teams.

Ronald Nored led the Bulldogs (4-4) with 17 points. Kameron Woods had 10 points and 11 rebounds, and Roosevelt Jones added 10 points for Butler.

Erik Buggs had 13 points for Valparaiso. Will Bogan scored 11 and Kevin Van Wajk had 10 points for the winners. Bogan's 3-pointer with 1:04 left in regulation made it 64-62 Valparaiso, but Nored made 2 of 4 free throws after that and the game went to overtime.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
VALP
BUT
Points 77 71
FG Made-Attempted 27-51 (.529) 24-70 (.343)
3P Made-Attempted 5-16 (.313) 6-20 (.300)
FT Made-Attempted 18-27 (.667) 17-29 (.586)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 25 (0/0)
Largest Lead 7 7

2011-12 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Dec 3, 2011 VALP 77, @BUT 71Recap
Feb 24, 2012 @VALP 71, BUT 59Recap
Mar 3, 2012 @VALP 65, BUT 46Recap