Wisconsin-Milwaukee vs Valparaiso

Peters hits 4 3s, scores 23; Valpo beats Milwaukee 67-61

Associated Press

VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) Alec Peters hit four 3-pointers and finished with 23 points to help Valparaiso beat Milwaukee 67-61 on Tuesday night and maintain a one-game lead in the Horizon League standings.

Tevonn Walker and Max Joseph scored nine points apiece for Valpo (23-6, 13-3).

Five Crusaders scored, including a 3 by Peters, during an 11-4 run that gave them the lead for good and made it 49-43 with eight minutes to play. Back-to-back buckets by Brett Prahl pulled Milwaukee to 56-53 with 3:20 left, but Peters answered with a 3-pointer, Joseph tipped in a Peters miss to make it 61-53 and Valpo made 6 of 8 free throws in the final 1:21 to seal it.

Brock Stull made a career-high six 3s and finished with 22 points, Prahl scored 12 and Bryce Barnes 11 on 5-of-6 shooting for Milwaukee (8-21, 4-12).

Each team shot 51 percent from the field, but Valpo outscored the Panthers 11-0 on second-chance points.

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Wisconsin-Milwaukee Panthers
B. Prahl, F195-82-302212
B. Stull, G378-120-092222
A. Haas, G310-10-13440
J. Johnson, G232-60-02244
C. Wichmann, G231-50-01232
B. Nze193-51-22007
B. Barnes185-60-120011
J. Bell150-41-22101
C. Harvey121-20-01102
D. Studer30-00-00110
Totals 25-494-925151661
Valparaiso Crusaders
A. Peters, F338-173-443323
J. Sorolla, C302-40-06224
S. Hammink, G323-52-23318
T. Walker, G314-101-24129
N. Davidson, G102-30-01104
M. Joseph213-42-26209
L. Williams191-30-01322
D. Smits102-20-00054
J. Kiser91-20-00003
M. Bradford40-10-00010
J. Karys10-01-20001
Totals 26-519-1227151667
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N. Kentucky12-624-1187
Green Bay12-618-14158
Wright St.11-720-12115
Youngstown St.5-1313-21252
Clev. St.5-139-22260
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UK 72 Final