Valpo Basketball Welcomes Thomas Kithier

The Valparaiso University men’s basketball program has announced the addition of Thomas Kithier (Clarkston, Mich. / Clarkston), a transfer from Michigan State University.


Anderson, Taylor to Join Valpo Basketball Program

The Valparaiso University men’s basketball program has announced the additions of Trevor Anderson (Steven Point, Wis. / SPASH [Wisconsin]) and Kevion Taylor (Milwaukee, Wis. / Whitnall [Winona State]), who will join the team as graduate transfers for the 2021-2022 academic and athletic year. Both officially signed with the program on Wednesday, the first day of the spring signing period.


Valpo Men’s Basketball Season Comes to Close on Friday Night

The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team battled back to outscore Missouri State 42-35 after halftime, but a cold-shooting first half proved to be too much to overcome as the Bears prevailed 66-55 to advance to the semifinal round of the State Farm MVC Tournament in St. Louis. Sheldon Edwards (West Palm Beach, Fla. / Palm Beach Lakes [TLAP Sports Academy] paced Valpo with 17 points and eight rebounds in the season finale.


Krikke Adds to Haul of Honors, Earns MVC Scholar-Athlete First Team Status

The Missouri Valley Conference postseason accolades continued to roll in for Valparaiso University men’s basketball sophomore Ben Krikke (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada / Jasper Place) on Thursday.


Krikke Named to MVC Most-Improved Team

A day after being tabbed to the All-Missouri Valley Conference Third Team, Valparaiso University men’s basketball sophomore Ben Krikke (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada / Jasper Place) added another accolade as he was selected for the league’s Most-Improved Team on Wednesday.


Valpo Basketball Weekly: March 2

Head coach Matt Lottich joined Brandon Vickrey for Valpo Basketball Weekly.


Krikke Named to All-MVC Third Team; Edwards Garners All-Freshman Team Honors

A pair of honorees represented the Valparaiso University men’s basketball team on Tuesday as the Missouri Valley Conference revealed its 2020-21 all-league teams. Sophomore Ben Krikke (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada / Jasper Place) garnered all-MVC Third Team recognition, while Sheldon Edwards (West Palm Beach, Fla. / Palm Beach Lakes [TLAP Sports Academy]) achieved a place on the All-Freshman Team.


Valpo Basketball to Tip Off Arch Madness on Friday

For the first time since joining the prestigious Missouri Valley Conference, the Valparaiso University men’s basketball team has earned a first-round bye in the State Farm MVC Tournament by virtue of a top-six finish in the regular-season standings. The program continued to elevate its Valley tournament seeding with each passing season, bypassing Thursday’s opening round and vaulting straight into a quarterfinal showdown against the third-seeded Bears of Missouri State. Valpo will look to replicate its Arch Madness success from a season ago, when head coach Matt Lottich’s team won three games in three days to become the first opening-round team in the 30-year history of the event to reach the title game.


Valpo Downs Indiana State, Clinches First-Round Bye in MVC Tournament

The Valparaiso University men’s basketball program has never been so happy to see a date come off the schedule.