Scores

Final

Valparaiso 89

(14-5, 4-1 Horizon)

Detroit 88

(11-7, 3-2 Horizon)

Coverage: ESPNU/WatchESPN

7:00 PM ET, January 17, 2013

Calihan Hall, Detroit, Michigan

1 2 T
VALP 32 5789
DET 50 3888

Top Performers

Valparaiso: K. Van Wijk 31 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk

Detroit: N. Minnerath 36 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl

Valparaiso 89, Detroit 88

Associated Press

DETROIT -- Kevin Van Wijk scored 31 points to help Valparaiso come from behind and slip by Detroit 89-88 Thursday night.

Nick Minnerath scored 36 points, including four 3-pointers, for Detroit.

Van Wijk was 13 of 15 from the field for the Crusaders (14-5, 4-1 Horizon League). Ryan Broekhoff scored 18 points and had a team-high nine rebounds. Matt Kenney had 12 points. Erik Buggs had six assists.

Detroit led 50-32 at halftime, and led 88-77 at 3:01 in the second half. Detroit did not score again. The Crusaders scored the last 12 points, including two 3-pointers by Kenney.

Minnerath was 12 of 17 from the field for the Titans (11-7, 3-2). Doug Anderson scored 17, and Jason Calliste added 14. Ray McCallum led with eight assists and seven rebounds.

Entering the game, Detroit had won 17-straight at home.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
VALP
DET
Points 89 88
FG Made-Attempted 32-64 (.500) 35-66 (.530)
3P Made-Attempted 7-18 (.389) 5-15 (.333)
FT Made-Attempted 18-22 (.818) 13-20 (.650)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
Largest Lead 1 22

2012-13 Season

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