Valparaiso 90, Georgia Southern 81
Ryan Broekhoff had 22 points and 13 rebounds to lead five
Valparaiso players in double figures as the Crusaders defeated
Georgia Southern 90-81 on Friday night.
Valparaiso (1-1), coming off a 73-64 loss to No. 16 Arizona,
handed the Eagles (0-1) their first defeat in a home opener since
the 1980-81 season.
The Crusaders outrebounded Georgia Southern 37-28 and hit 32 of
45 free throws, compared to 23 of 32 foul shots for the Eagles.
Will Bogan added 19 points, Richie Edwards and Matt Kenney
scored 12 apiece and Kevin Van Wijk chipped in 10 points for
Valparaiso, which shot 54 percent from the field (27 of 50).
Eric Ferguson scored 20 point and had 13 rebounds for the
Eagles, while Ben Drayton III had 19 points. Willie Powers III
scored 13 points to become the 38th member of the 1,000 point club
at Georgia Southern.