After a 2-0 week that featured a pair of thrilling victories decided by a total of five points, the Valparaiso University men’s basketball team will look to stretch its winning streak to three on Wednesday night at the Athletics-Recreation Center. Bradley will be in town for the latest installment of tightly-matched series that has featured four season splits in Valpo’s first four seasons in the Missouri Valley Conference.
This week may not have been for the faint of heart, but it sure was for those who enjoy Valparaiso University men’s basketball victories.
The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team will look to continue the momentum from Tuesday’s home victory as the squad hits the road for an instate showdown with Indiana State on Saturday afternoon. The Beacons have battled through a challenging start to conference play where five of their first seven league games came against teams projected to finish in the top four in the MVC standings. Now, the team hopes to build upon an overtime victory over a sound UNI team during a weekend trip to Terre Haute.
When the Valparaiso University men’s basketball team stepped off an emotional rollercoaster of a game on Wednesday night at the Athletics-Recreation Center, stress had given way to satisfaction.
Head coach Matt Lottich joined Brandon Vickrey for Valpo Basketball Weekly, presented by Lakeshore Bone & Joint. They look back at the games against Loyola and Missouri State, preview Wednesday's matchup with UNI and discuss the play of freshmen point guards Preston Ruedinger and Darius DeAveiro.
As a sports-obsessed child in Northwest Indiana, Jamie (Gutowski ’06, ’07 M.S.) Stangel turned on the radio and listened to Todd Ickow ’18H describe Valparaiso University men’s basketball games.
The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team will play its second consecutive home game on Wednesday night as UNI makes its way to the Athletics-Recreation Center for a midweek Missouri Valley Conference matchup. For the first time this season, Valpo will play its second meeting of the year against an MVC opponent after these two foes locked horns in Cedar Falls on Jan. 5. Masks are required for all spectators, event staff members and media members during all home Valpo athletic events until further notice.
Junior Ben Krikke (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada / Jasper Place) scored a team-high 14 points, but the Valparaiso University men’s basketball team incurred a 74-57 setback to Missouri State on Saturday at the Athletics-Recreation Center. Isiaih Mosley poured in 32 points to pace the visiting Bears.
A group of Valparaiso University alumni has come together with plans to represent their alma mater in The Basketball Tournament (TBT) 2022, an annual summer event that is televised by the ESPN family of networks.