Georgia Southern vs Valparaiso

Valparaiso 85, Georgia Southern 54

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VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) - 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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Georgia Southern Eagles
E. Ferguson, F335-136-971316
M. Baynham, F182-22-27246
T. Bussey, G304-50-030310
C. Reed, G270-41-21231
C. Roberts, G254-79-1200318
J. Pernell231-50-01103
C. Baskerville160-10-01120
B. Holmes150-10-01010
K. Dunnican100-10-01010
C. Daniels30-00-00100
Totals 16-3918-252382054
 41%72% 
Valparaiso Crusaders
R. Broekhoff, F234-54-432314
K. Van Wijk, F205-86-741316
E. Buggs, G302-62-23936
W. Bogan, G262-50-00406
B. Boggs, G213-80-07007
M. Kenney252-62-22237
J. Coleman244-83-451115
V. Fernandez202-21-23035
A. Rossi113-30-01019
Totals 27-5118-2131191785
 52.9%85.7% 
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Georgia St.15-525-1053
Ga. Southern14-622-9113
UL-Monroe14-624-14132
UL Lafayette13-722-14143
UT-Arlington10-1016-15185
App. St.9-1112-17250
S. Alabama9-1112-21275
UALR8-1213-18276
Texas St.7-1314-17236
Arkansas St.6-1411-18277
Troy5-1510-19313

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Green Bay12-424-954
Clev. St.11-519-15126
Oakland11-516-17155
Milwaukee9-714-16207
Detroit7-915-18206
Ill.-Chicago4-1210-24297
Wright St.3-1311-20263
Youngstown St.2-1411-21291
 
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MU 0
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UNC 76
BRY 54 Final
IND 97
SEMO 55 Final
KAN 74
UNT 51 Final
CREI 71
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MICH 100
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GONZ 103
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