MURRAY, Ky. -- Ryan Broekhoff had 18 points and eight rebounds to lead Valparaiso to a 66-64 victory over Murray State on Saturday.
Jordan Coleman added 10 points for Valparaiso, which snapped Murray State's six-game home-winning streak.
Murray State (9-3), which snapped its school-record road winning streak at 16 in a Dec. 22 loss at Dayton, jumped to an early 11-2 lead behind 3-pointers from Dexter Fields and Isaiah Canaan. But Valparaiso outscored Murray State 21-11 over the next 15 minutes to take its first lead, 23-22.
The Crusaders led just once, 43-42, in the second half before Ben Boggs hit two free throws and a 3-pointer on back-to-back possessions to put the Crusaders up for good.
Valparaiso (10-4), picked to win the Horizon league, outrebounded Murray State 42-26 and forced 17 turnovers.
Canaan had 24 points and Ed Daniel had 14 to lead Murray State.
Purdue coach Matt Painter says players haven't used the fifth-year graduate transfer rule for its true intent.
The dust has settled after players made their NBA draft decisions. Which college teams won? Which lost? Well, Villanova is pretty happy. USC, meanwhile, might not be as thrilled.
The 2017 recruiting class is short on point guards, with Trevon Duval leading only eight prospects from the ESPN 60 who are still available.
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