Valparaiso vs Kent State

Valparaiso 88, Kent St. 83

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KENT, Ohio (AP) - Kevin Van Wijk netted a career-high 25 points, including a last-second tip-in to ensure overtime, as Valparaiso topped Kent State 88-83 Saturday in a nonconference showdown.

The Crusaders (3-1), who led by nine with 10:48 to play, were down 75-72 with seven seconds left after Chris Evans hit a pair of free throws for the Golden Flashes (2-2).

Kent State fouled Erik Buggs with four seconds left, and Buggs hit the first but missed the second of his two shots. Van Wijk tipped in the rebound off Buggs' miss, though, sending the game to overtime.

Backed by five points from Buggs, Valparaiso opened overtime on a 7-0 run en route to the win. Buggs finished with 15 points.

Randal Holt netted 20 for Kent State, and passed Nate Meers for fifth on the Golden Flashes' all-time leaderboard for 3-pointers, draining three 3s to give him 168 for his career.

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Valparaiso Crusaders
R. Broekhoff, F395-104-552115
K. Van Wijk, F326-813-1450425
W. Bogan, G332-40-02225
E. Buggs, G284-47-922315
B. Boggs, G270-44-40144
M. Kenney336-92-365416
J. Coleman232-44-62058
V. Fernandez100-00-00040
Totals 25-4334-4126122788
 58.1%82.9% 
Kent State Golden Flashes
C. Evans, F334-79-1131418
M. Henniger, F202-54-42058
D. Goodson, F160-30-01230
K. Brewer, G413-65-731411
R. Holt, G396-145-641320
B. Pope345-122-431413
M. Tabb133-43-43059
K. Thomas90-11-20011
C. Ortiz81-21-24013
E. Morris Jr.70-00-02000
D. Manley30-10-00020
K. Spicer20-00-00000
Totals 24-5530-402863283
 43.6%75% 
Horizon League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Valparaiso14-324-671
Oakland13-423-7116
N. Kentucky11-620-10119
Green Bay11-617-12127
Wright St.10-719-11117
Ill.-Chicago7-1014-16247
Detroit6-118-21289
Youngstown St.5-1211-19263
Clev. St.4-138-21245
Milwaukee4-138-22268

Mid-American
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Akron13-323-656
Ohio10-518-8105
Buffalo9-715-14140
Kent St.8-716-12202
Bowling Green6-912-16218
Miami (Ohio)3-1210-18312
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ball St.9-618-10184
W. Michigan8-712-15197
Toledo8-815-14165
N. Illinois7-815-13217
C. Michigan6-1016-13192
E. Michigan5-1013-15178
 
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