Valparaiso 88, Holy Cross (Ind.) 38
Richie Edwards scored 25 points and Kevin Van Wijk had 18 points and 10 rebounds Monday night as Valparaiso routed Holy Cross of Indiana 88-38.
The Crusaders (2-1), who never trailed, were on top 43-16 at halftime and scored the first 12 points of the second half. Valparaiso led by as many as 53 points after Jay Harris hit a jump shot with 5:45 remaining to make it 81-28. Harris finished with 10 points for the Crusaders, who shot 61 percent (33 of 54) from the field.
Holy Cross (1-3), an NAIA school, was led by Yama Kader with 13 points, but he shot just 3 of 16 from the field. As a team, the Saints shot 23.3 percent (14 for 60) overall and were 5 of 22 on 3-point attempts.