Scores

Final

Valparaiso 62

(8-7, 1-5 away)

East Tenn St 73

(7-6, 6-2 home)

4:00 PM ET, December 29, 2013

MSHA Athletic Center, Johnson City, Tennessee

1 2 T
VALP 21 4162
ETSU 42 3173

Top Performers

Valparaiso: V. Fernandez 10 Pts, 14 Reb, 3 Blk

East Tennessee State: J. Riley 19 Pts, 1 Ast, 4 Stl

ETSU led by 21 at the half, beats Valparaiso 73-62

Associated Press

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. -- Jalen Riley scored 19 points and Rashawn Rembert added 16 as East Tennessee State took a 21-point halftime lead en route to a 73-62 victory over Valparaiso on Sunday.

Riley went on a one-man 8-0 run 13 minutes into the first half to put East Tennessee State up 29-12. The Buccaneers closed out the half with a 13-3 run -- which included three points from Riley and five from Rembert -- to lead 42-21 at the break.

The Buccaneers (7-6) made 10 3-pointers and finished with 14 steals.

Valparaiso (8-7) outscored East Tennessee State 41-31 after intermission, but could not climb back from the first-half deficit. LaVonte Dority led with 14 points, and Vashil Fernandez added 10 points and 14 rebounds.

The Crusaders grabbed 17 more rebounds than East Tennessee State (45-28), but turned the ball over 24 times -- compared to nine turnovers for the Buccaneers.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
VALP
ETSU
Points 62 73
FG Made-Attempted 23-56 (.411) 22-57 (.386)
3P Made-Attempted 4-19 (.211) 10-21 (.476)
FT Made-Attempted 12-16 (.750) 19-25 (.760)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 19 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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