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3rd-Seeded Michigan State Beats No. 14 Valpo 65-54

Derrick Nix got a pass down low, backed up his beefy body to put an opponent on his back and scored. For much of Michigan State’s NCAA tournament-opening win, it was as easy as giving Nix the ball and getting out of his way.


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Valpo’s Drew Following In His Father’s Footsteps

At Valparaiso, Bryce Drew will always be known as the kid who made “The Shot.”

97.1 The Ticket–03/19/2013

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Valparaiso Defeats Detroit 89-88

Kevin Van Wijk scored 31 points to help Valparaiso come from behind and slip by Detroit 89-88 Thursday night.

97.1 The Ticket–01/18/2013

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Oakland Gets By Valparaiso 70-68

Duke Mondy, Ryan Bass and Travis Bader scored 16 points apiece to lead Oakland over Valparaiso 70-68 Monday night.

97.1 The Ticket–12/18/2012

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Detroit Titans Win Horizon League Title, Berth In NCAAs

The University of Detroit Mercy Titans men’s basketball team have punched a ticket to the NCAA with a win Tuesday night in the Horizon League championship.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/07/2012