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 (0-1)213354
Valparaiso (1-0) «404585

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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
UT-Arlington14-427-945
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Troy10-822-15147
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
UL-Monroe2-169-24297

Horizon League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Oakland14-425-9109
Valparaiso14-424-971
N. Kentucky12-624-1187
Green Bay12-618-14158
Wright St.11-720-12115
Ill.-Chicago7-1117-19250
Detroit6-128-23288
Youngstown St.5-1313-21252
Clev. St.5-139-22260
Milwaukee4-1411-24258
 
Other games
LEHI 77 Final
BAYL 99
MIST 62 Final
UCONN 66
USA 76 Final
FSU 71
UMOH 59 Final
NCST 97
GAST 55 Final
DUKE 74
OHST 0 Canc.
MU 0
GWEB 59 Final
UNC 76
BRY 54 Final
IND 97
SEMO 55 Final
KAN 74
UNT 51 Final
CREI 71
NULL 62 Final
MICH 100
MD 69 Final
UK 72
SOUT 65 Final
GONZ 103
GTOWN 23 Canc.
FLA 27
IAST 59 Final
UCLA 86