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Smits, Golder lift Valpo past UC Riverside 82-73

VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) Derrik Smits scored 18 points with six rebounds and Markus Golder scored 16 and Valparaiso beat UC Riverside 82-73 on Sunday.

Valparaiso (5-3) has won three of its last four and has scored at least 72 points in those games.

The Crusaders never trailed and used an early 15-5 run to make it 30-16 on Bakari Evelyn's 3-pointer with 6:47 before halftime. Valpo led 44-35 at the break. Menno Dijkstra and Ajani Kennedy made back-to-back 3s for UC Riverside (2-7) and reduced the Highlanders' deficit to 57-52 with 12:23 to play but couldn't get closer.

Ryan Fazekas scored 14 points for the Crusaders, Deion Lavender scored 12 with seven rebounds and seven assists and Evelyn 10.

Dikymbe Martin led the Highlanders with 21 points and Dragan Elkaz scored 12. UC Riverside has lost four of its last five games and is 0-5 on the road this season.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo UC Riverside 2-7 353873
home team logo Valparaiso 5-3 443882
Team Stats
away team logo UC Riverside 2-7 65.2 PPG 34.7 RPG 12.9 APG
home team logo Valparaiso 5-3 66.8 PPG 36.3 RPG 13.1 APG
Key Players
15
D. Martin 14.8 PPG 2.8 RPG 2.6 APG 47.3 FG%
21
D. Smits 12.2 PPG 5.7 RPG 0.8 APG 59.4 FG%
Top Scorers
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PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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