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NCAA Game Summary - Wright State at Valparaiso

(Saturday, February 4th)

Final Score: Valparaiso 63, Wright State 54

Valparaiso, IN (Sports Network) - Richie Edwards led four teammates in double figures with 16 points as the Valparaiso Crusaders defeated the Wright State Raiders 63-54 in Horizon League play at the Athletics-Recreation Center.

Kevin Van Wijk scored 13 points and Matt Kenney added 11 points for Valparaiso (16-8, 10-3 HL). Ryan Broekhoff chipped in 10 points for the Crusaders, who have won seven of their last eight games.

For Wright State (11-14, 6-7), Julius Mays tallied 20 points and seven rebounds while Reggie Arceneaux scored 11 points. The Raiders are now losers of three straight.

Valparaiso got out to a 31-21 lead at the half behind a scorching 68.4 percent shooting. Wright State shot just 25.9 percent in the frame.

The Crusaders stayed hot in the second half by draining 61.5 percent of their field goals and never allowed the Raiders to get closer than five points of the lead.

Valparaiso outscored Wright State 26-16 in the paint and its bench scored 30 points.

02/04 22:41:30 ET