Loyola-Chicago vs Valparaiso

Valparaiso 66, Loyola of Chicago 62


VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) - Ryan Broekhoff had 17 points and 11 rebounds and Matt Kenney scored six of his eight points in overtime as Valparaiso clinched the Horizon League regular-season title with a 66-62 victory against Loyola Chicago on Tuesday night.

Will Bogan added 16 points and Kevin Van Wijk 12 for the Crusaders (20-10, 13-4), the No. 1 seed in the conference tournament. Valpo received a bye to the semifinals and will host both games on March 3. The championship contest on March 6 is on the home floor of the highest remaining seed.

Ben Averkamp had 21 points and nine rebounds, Denzel Brito 12 points and Christian Thomas 10 for the Ramblers (7-20, 1-15).

Kenney's 3-pointer with 2:35 remaining in overtime gave the Crusaders the lead for good, 57-56. After Bogan had baskets on consecutive possessions, Kenney hit two free throws to make the score 63-57.

A Brito layup got Loyola within 64-62 with 14 seconds left, but Broekhoff hit two free throws to seal it.

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Loyola-Chicago Ramblers
B. Averkamp, F398-143-394421
J. Hicks, F291-50-06333
J. Crisman, G411-70-24312
C. Thomas, G294-72-242210
L. Dokubo, G70-00-01020
D. Brito375-120-033212
C. Kadima333-92-54138
J. Gac102-32-41026
Totals 24-579-1635161962
Valparaiso Crusaders
R. Broekhoff, F414-126-6112417
K. Van Wijk, F326-100-120112
W. Bogan, G346-100-222216
E. Buggs, G301-40-02652
B. Boggs, G182-41-21206
M. Kenney301-15-66208
J. Harris260-20-00320
R. Edwards141-42-21025
Totals 21-4714-1928171666
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N. Iowa2-610-10134
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