Game matchups and start times for the 2019 U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam were released Monday, May 13, 2019. The men’s Paradise Jam, which will be held Nov. 22-25 at the University of the Virgin Islands’ Sports and Fitness Center in St. Thomas, opens up with Valpo Men’s Basketball taking on Grand Canyon at noon CT on Friday, Nov. 22. All games at the 2019 U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam will stream online at FloHoops.com.
Registration is open now for the Valparaiso University men’s basketball team’s three basketball camps this summer.
The Valpo men’s basketball program has added another piece to the puzzle for the 2019-20 season, as head coach Matt Lottich announced that Zion Morgan, a 6-5 guard from Chicago, signed with the team and will join the program with two seasons of eligibility remaining.
The Valparaiso University men’s basketball program will welcome a freshman class with an international flavor to campus next fall, as head coach Matt Lottich announced Wednesday that four incoming freshman have signed National Letters of Intent to join Valpo Basketball. Illinois swingman Donovan Clay is joined by Emil Freese-Vilien, a center from Denmark; Ben Krikke, a forward from Canada; and Sigurd Lorange, a guard from Norway.
Basketball team members took some time on Wednesday to participate in the Thank-a-Thon, thanking donors who have contributed financially to the University as part of the sixth annual Valpo Day of Giving.
Former Valparaiso University men’s basketball head coach Homer Drew is among three coaches and six players who have been selected to the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2019. The honorees will officially be enshrined on Nov. 24 in Kansas City at the 2019 National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame Induction Celebration presented by Nike.
The 2018-19 season came to a conclusion Friday afternoon for the Valparaiso University men’s basketball team, as ninth-seeded Valpo fell to top-seeded Loyola, 67-54, in quarterfinal action at Arch Madness in St. Louis.
Coming off of its first win at Arch Madness with a 77-55 victory over Indiana State Thursday night, ninth-seeded Valpo faces a quick turnaround to take on top-seeded Loyola in Friday’s first quarterfinal at noon.
The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team earned its first win in program history at the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament, turning a nine-point deficit with six minutes to play in the first half into a seven-point halftime lead en route to a 77-55 victory over Indiana State Thursday night in St. Louis. With the win, ninth-seeded Valpo advances to face top-seeded Loyola on Friday at noon.