Scores

Final

Loyola (IL) 63

(10-3, 1-0 Horizon)

Valparaiso 54

(10-5, 0-1 Horizon)

    8:05 PM ET, January 2, 2013

    Athletics-Recreation Center, Valparaiso, Indiana

    1 2 T
    L-IL 26 3763
    VALP 24 3054

    Top Performers

    Loyola (IL): B. Averkamp 16 Pts, 5 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl, 4 Blk

    Valparaiso: R. Broekhoff 15 Pts, 7 Reb, 4 Ast

    Loyola of Chicago 63, Valparaiso 54

    Associated Press

    VALPARAISO, Ind. -- Ben Averkamp scored 16 points and had four blocked shots Wednesday night as Loyola of Chicago beat Valparaiso 63-54 in the Horizon League opener for both schools.

    Christian Thomas had 14 points and six rebounds, and Cully Payne had 13 points and seven assists for the Ramblers (10-3).

    Ryan Broekhoff led Valparaiso (10-5) with 15 points and seven rebounds. Kevin Van Wijk also had seven rebounds, and contributed 10 points. LaVonte Dority also scored 10 points for the Crusaders, going 8 for 8 from the free-throw line.

    Loyola led 26-24 at halftime. Broekhoff made a 3-pointer for Valparaiso early in the second half, but Thomas' layup with 18 1/2 minutes to go put the Ramblers ahead for good.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    L-IL
    VALP
    Points 63 54
    FG Made-Attempted 22-47 (.468) 20-56 (.357)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-15 (.400) 4-15 (.267)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-18 (.722) 10-12 (.833)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 11 5

    2012-13 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    » Jan 2, 2013 L-IL 63, @VALP 54Recap
    Feb 19, 2013 VALP 85, @L-IL 76Recap