Valparaiso 58, Wright St. 56
Howard Little scored 17 points to help Valparaiso hang on
against Wright State 58-56 on Saturday.
The Crusaders (19-7, 11-3 Horizon) led by as many as 13 points
midway through the second half.
The Raiders (17-11, 10-6) chipped away at the lead and pulled
within 57-56 on two free throws by Vaughn Duggins with about a
Duggins had the ball again with 10 seconds remaining but was
called for double dribbling, giving it back to Valparaiso.
The Crusaders’ Ryan Broekhoff was quickly fouled and made the
first of two free-throw tries.
The Raiders grabbed the rebound off Broekhoff’s missed second
try, but it was too late.
Duggins finished with a game-high 21 points for Wright State
while N’Gai Evans added 14 and Cole Darling 10.
Cory Johnson and Brandon Wood each scored 10 for Valparaiso.