Category Archives: Valparaiso

Green Bay Pounds Valpo to Keep Pace in Horizon League Standings

In a battle of two of the best rebounding teams in the country, Green Bay (11th at 40.7 rpg) dominated the glass, as well of the turnover battle, en route to an emphatic 86-69 win over league-leading Valparaiso (21st at … Continue reading

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Valpo’s Peters Makes Wooden Award Top 25 List

Valparaiso senior forward Alec Peters is one of just two players from mid-major conferences to make the Wooden Award Midseason Top 25 list. Gonzaga’s (West Coast Conference) Nigel Williams-Goss is the other. Peters is also just one of seven seniors to … Continue reading

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Walker Dominates in Second Half as Valpo Outlasts UIC

Junior guard Tevonn Walker scored 17 of his game-high 23 points in the second half to help Valparaiso stave off repeated comeback attempts by UIC and win 70-59. The momentum started to shift in UIC’s favor with about 15 minutes … Continue reading

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H-League is Solid in First Weekend of Season

If the first weekend of college basketball is any indication of what is to come, then the Horizon League should again be one of the strongest mid-major conferences in the nation. H-League teams finished with 9-3 over these first three … Continue reading

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HLeagueHoops: Top 21 Players Countdown (Top 5)

It’s time to reveal the final five… 5. Tai Odiase (UIC, Junior): Odiase shot 50% from the field last season, but it is on the defensive end where he has made a name for himself. With Valpo star Vashil Fernandez … Continue reading

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HLeagueHoops: Top 21 Players Countdown (#’s 10-6)

The countdown continues, and will conclude Thursday. 10. Shane Hammink (Valpo, Senior): Despite being known as a shooter, Valpo fans probably remember Hammink best for his game-saving blocked shot against BYU in the NIT Semifinals. But any other defensive plays … Continue reading

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HLeagueHoops: Top 21 Players Countdown (#’s 21-16)

This list is simple.  We’re counting down the Top 21 basketball players in the Horizon League. Only those able to play this season are eligible for this list. Let the countdown begin.  21. Kenneth Lowe (Green Bay, Senior): Lowe has … Continue reading

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