Scores

Final

Ga. Southern 54

(0-1, 0-1 away)

Valparaiso 85

(1-0, 1-0 home)

8:30 PM ET, November 9, 2012

Athletics-Recreation Center, Valparaiso, Indiana

1 2 T
GASO 21 3354
VALP 40 4585

Top Performers

Georgia Southern: C. Roberts 18 Pts, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

Valparaiso: J. Coleman 15 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

Valparaiso 85, Georgia Southern 54

Associated Press

VALPARAISO, Ind. -- Kevin Van Wijk scored 16 points and Jordan Coleman was to lead Valparaiso to an 85-54 victory over Georgia Southern on Friday night in the season opener for both teams.

Van Wijk was 5 of 8 from the field, and made 6 of 7 free throws. He led the team with three steals. Jordan Coleman made 4 of 4 3-poin shots, finishing the game with 15 points. Ryan Broekhoff scored 14 points for the Crusaders.

Valparaiso led 40-21 at halftime.

The Crusaders were 85 percent at the free throw line and were 13 of 24 on 3-pointers. Valparaiso scored 36 points off of Georgia Southern turnovers.

Cleon Roberts led the Eagles with 18 points, including a 3-pointer and 9 of 12 free throws. Eric Ferguson added 16 points and Tre Bussey scored 10, including two 3-pointers.

Valparaiso won both of its exhibition games by 28 points.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
GASO
VALP
Points 54 85
FG Made-Attempted 16-39 (.410) 27-51 (.529)
3P Made-Attempted 4-13 (.308) 13-24 (.542)
FT Made-Attempted 18-25 (.720) 18-21 (.857)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 42

2012-13 Season

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