Eron Gordon to Join Valpo Men’s Basketball Program

Another in-state product will join the Valparaiso University men’s basketball program, as Indianapolis native Eron Gordon announced Friday evening that he will transfer to Valpo from Seton Hall for his final two seasons of collegiate eligibility. Gordon will sit out the 2018-19 campaign due to transfer regulations and will be eligible for the Crusaders starting with the 2019-20 season.


Valpo to Travel to UNLV in Mountain West-MVC Challenge

The Valparaiso University men’s basketball program will travel for the first time as part of the Mountain West-MVC Challenge during the 2018-19 season, as the Crusaders will make the trek to Las Vegas to take on UNLV on Wednesday, Nov. 28.


Sackey Signs NLI With Valpo Men’s Basketball

Valparaiso University men’s basketball head coach Matt Lottich announced today that Daniel Sackey has signed a National Letter of Intent and will join the Crusaders as a freshman for the 2018-19 season.


Valpo Men's Basketball to Play in Inaugural Myrtle Beach Invitational

The Valparaiso University men's basketball team will be one of eight teams competing Nov. 15-18 in the inaugural Myrtle Beach Invitational at the HTC Center on the campus of Coastal Carolina University.


Tevonn Walker Selected to Play in Inaugural 3X3U National Championship

Valparaiso University senior guard Tevonn Walker has been selected to play in the inaugural Dos Equis 3X3U National Championship, starting on Friday.


Crusaders Come Up Just Short In MVC Tournament Opener

Making its first appearance at Arch Madness, the Valparaiso University men’s basketball team battled back from a 14-point second-half deficit to make it a one-possession game with less than two minutes to play, but could not get over the hump, as the Crusaders fell in the first-round State Farm MVC Tournament matchup to Missouri State by an 83-79 final.


Kiser Earns Honorable Mention Scholar-Athlete Accolade

Valparaiso University men’s basketball sophomore John Kiser (Noblesville, Ind./Noblesville) was honored today as an Honorable Mention Scholar-Athlete by the Missouri Valley Conference office for his work both on the court and in the classroom this season.


Men's Basketball Set to Open Arch Madness Thursday Night

The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team opens its inaugural visit to Arch Madness on Thursday night, as the tenth-seeded Crusaders begin action at the State Farm MVC Tournament against seventh-seeded Missouri State at 8:30 p.m. Valpo will have to win four games in four days to claim the tournament title.


Golder Earns Spot on MVC All-Bench Team

Valparaiso University men’s basketball sophomore Markus Golder (Portland, Ore./Clackamas [North Idaho]) has been named to the Missouri Valley Conference’s All-Bench Team, as selected by the conference’s beat reporters.


Evelyn, Walker Earn MVC Postseason Honors

Valparaiso University men’s basketball sophomore Bakari Evelyn (Detroit, Mich./Hillcrest Academy/Southfield Christian [Nebraska]) was named to the Missouri Valley Conference All-Newcomer Team and senior Tevonn Walker (Montreal, Quebec/Vanier College) earned a spot on the MVC All-Defensive Team as the conference office announced its postseason All-Conference Teams on Tuesday.


Crusaders to Open State Farm MVC Tournament Versus Missouri State

The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team will kick off the 2018 State Farm MVC Tournament against Missouri State on Thursday night at 8:30 p.m. at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Mo., as the conference office unveiled the official seeds and the tournament bracket on Sunday morning.


Crusaders Claim Road Win Over Drake to Cap Regular Season

The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team will hit the road for Arch Madness next week riding high, as the Crusaders closed out the regular season on Saturday afternoon in Des Moines, Iowa with a 69-64 victory over Drake. Sophomore Derrik Smits (Zionsville, Ind./Zionsville) led the way for the Crusaders with a career-best 22 points.


Men's Basketball Closes Regular Season Saturday at Drake

Looking to enter its first appearance at Arch Madness on a high note, the Valparaiso University men’s basketball team closes out the regular season Saturday afternoon with a trip to take on Drake.


Crusaders Edged by UNI On Senior Night

The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team was unable to get over the hump on Tuesday night at the ARC on Senior Night against UNI, as the Crusaders never led as they fell to the Panthers, 68-63.


Valpo Ready to Host UNI On Senior Night Tuesday

The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team hits the floor at the ARC for the final time in the regular season on Tuesday evening as the Crusaders host UNI on Senior Night, live on CBS Sports Network. The program’s seniors will be honored prior to the game and will address the fans following the game.


Crusaders Roar From Behind For Win Over Bradley

The movement late in the second half of Saturday night’s game at the ARC was all on the Crusaders’ side of the scoreboard, as the Valparaiso University men’s basketball team went on a 21-0 run late to take the lead and eventually pull away for a 77-64 win in Missouri Valley Conference play over Bradley. Sophomore Markus Golder (Portland, Ore./Clackamas [North Idaho]) led the way with 16 points, all of which came in the second half.


Men's Basketball Returns Home, Hosts Bradley Saturday on Hall of Fame Night

Two home games are left for the Valparaiso University men’s basketball team in the 2017-18 season, starting with a Saturday night matchup with Bradley. The Crusaders have won back-to-back MVC games on their home court, and are looking to avenge a road loss for the third consecutive home game.


Homer Drew to Receive 2018 Hillyard NABC Golden Anniversary Award

The highly respected head coach at Valparaiso University for 22 years, Homer Drew is the recipient of the 2018 Hillyard NABC Golden Anniversary Award for long and outstanding service to men’s college basketball.


Men’s Basketball Comes Up Just Short at MVC Leader Loyola Wednesday

The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team went toe-to-toe with a Loyola squad which entered the game atop the Missouri Valley Conference standings on Wednesday evening in Chicago, but the Crusaders were unable to get over the hump in the late stages of the game, eventually falling to the Ramblers by an 80-71 final.


Men's Basketball Heads to First-Place Loyola Wednesday Night

The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team looks for back-to-back victories on Wednesday evening, as the Crusaders make the short trip to the North Side of Chicago to face Loyola. The Ramblers enter Wednesday’s contest having won 10 of their last 11 games.


Crusaders Pull Away Late For MVC Win Over Illinois State

A 16-2 run late in the second half broke open a tight game as the Valparaiso University men’s basketball team claimed a nationally-televised win at the ARC on Sunday afternoon over Illinois State, 74-58. Sophomore Bakari Evelyn (Detroit, Mich./Hillcrest Academy/Southfield Christian [Nebraska]) led all players with 22 points, the second-best effort of his career.


Men's Basketball Welcomes Illinois State to ARC Sunday Afternoon

The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team kicks off the home stretch of Missouri Valley Conference play on Sunday afternoon as it welcomes Illinois State to the ARC for a nationally-televised matchup. Valpo will play three of its next four games at the ARC.


Crusaders Drop Tight Decision at Evansville Wednesday

The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team came up just short of earning its first Missouri Valley Conference road victory Wednesday night at Evansville, eventually dropping a 63-59 decision to the Purple Aces.


Men's Basketball To Take On Evansville Wednesday Evening

The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team faces another hostile road environment on Wednesday night, as the Crusaders play at in-state foe Evansville. Valpo is looking to snap a 20-game losing streak at Evansville which dates back to 1969.


Men’s Basketball Comes Up Just Short at SIU Saturday Night

In a back-and-forth battle Saturday night at Southern Illinois, the Valparaiso University men’s basketball team led by three points with 2:21 to play, but the Salukis scored the game’s final nine points as the Crusaders fell by a 65-59 final.


Crusaders Look For Season Sweep of SIU Saturday in Carbondale

The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team opens the month of February on the road Saturday evening looking for back-to-back victories, as the Crusaders head out to play Southern Illinois. The game marks the Crusaders’ first trip to Carbondale in nearly four decades.


Men’s Basketball Takes Down Indiana State Wednesday

The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team took control of a tight game late on Wednesday evening at the ARC with a critical 12-2 run over a four-minute stretch and held off Indiana State down the stretch to earn a 69-63 victory in Missouri Valley Conference action.


Men's Basketball Returns Home Wednesday to Host Indiana State

The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team returns home to the ARC Wednesday night as the back half of the MVC slate continues with a matchup against Indiana State. The Crusaders are looking to reassert their dominance at home after dropping each of their last two home games.


Road Remains Unkind As Crusaders Fall At Illinois State

The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team struggled with its shooting through Saturday night’s Missouri Valley Conference at Illinois State, falling to the Redbirds by a 76-65 final. For the second time in three games, sophomore Derrik Smits (Zionsville, Ind./Zionsville) set a new career best, finishing Saturday’s game with 17 points.


Crusaders Face Illinois State On ESPN2 Saturday Night

The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team kicks off the second half of its initial foray into Missouri Valley Conference basketball on Saturday night, as the Crusaders head to Normal, Ill. to take on Illinois State in a nationally-televised matchup.


Men’s Basketball Falls to Evansville Wednesday

The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team connected on 11 3-pointers Wednesday night at the ARC as the Crusaders welcomed Evansville in Missouri Valley Conference play, but it wouldn’t prove to be enough, as the Purple Aces came away with a 75-65 victory over the Crusaders.


Men's Basketball Renews In-State Rivalry Wednesday Versus Evansville

The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team renews a rivalry with an in-state foe on Wednesday evening at the ARC, as the Crusaders welcome Evansville to town for the first time as MVC opponents.


Smits Matches Career High As Crusaders Fall to Ramblers

The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team rallied from a double-digit deficit late in the first half to take the lead early in the second half Sunday afternoon at the ARC against Loyola, but the Ramblers responded with a 16-1 run to take control as the Crusaders fell by a 70-54 final in Missouri Valley Conference action.


Crusader Men Welcome Loyola to ARC Sunday For Gold-Out

The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team returns home to the ARC for the first of back-to-back home games, looking to get back on the winning track Sunday afternoon in a nationally-televised matchup with Loyola. The Crusaders and Ramblers are meeting for the first time in Missouri Valley Conference action.


Men’s Basketball Drops Battle at Missouri State Wednesday

The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team battled with preseason Missouri Valley Conference favorite Missouri State Wednesday night in Springfield, Mo. and led by five points at halftime, but preseason Player of the Year Alize Johnson scored 20 of his 24 points in the second half as the Crusaders fell to the Bears by a 64-57 final.


Men's Basketball Heads to Missouri State For Wednesday Night Matchup

The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team makes the longest trek in Missouri Valley Conference play, heading to Springfield, Mo. to face Missouri State on Wednesday evening. The Crusaders are searching for their first road win in Valley action and will look to do so on Wednesday in a building where they’ve won twice in the last five years in non-conference play.


Late Rally Comes Up Just Short For Crusaders at UNI

Trailing by as many as 23 points in the second half and by 19 points with less than four minutes remaining at UNI, the Valparaiso University men’s basketball team unleashed a furious rally, cutting the lead to single digits in just over a minute and getting as close as five points late. But the Crusaders couldn’t complete the comeback, falling by an 81-76 final in Cedar Falls, Iowa Saturday night.


Men's Basketball Heads To UNI For Saturday Night Showdown On ESPN2

The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team takes to the road for a nationally-televised matchup at UNI Saturday evening. Coming off back-to-back Valley wins at home, the Crusaders are looking to even their record in conference play against a Panther squad in search of its first MVC victory of the season.


Offense Clicks For Crusaders In Win Over First-Place Drake

The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team posted season highs for made 3-pointers and assists in another strong offensive performance on Wednesday night at the ARC, taking down first-place Drake by a 77-60 final for its second straight victory.


Men's Basketball Looks For Second Straight Home Win Wednesday Versus Drake

Coming off of its first win in Missouri Valley Conference play, the Valparaiso University men’s basketball team welcomes Drake to the ARC on Wednesday evening. The Bulldogs have been the surprise squad early in Valley play, as after being picked to finish last in the preseason poll, Drake currently sits alone atop the conference at 4-0.


Crusaders Pick Up First MVC Victory Saturday Afternoon Over SIU

A 23-2 run to end the first half proved to be the decisive blow as the Valparaiso University men’s basketball team placed five players in double figures in an 83-72 victory Saturday afternoon at the ARC over Southern Illinois. The win was the first victory for the Crusader men’s basketball program within Missouri Valley Conference play.


Men's Basketball Hosts Southern Illinois In Saturday Matinee

The Valparaiso Unviersity men’s basketball team returns home for back-to-back games at the friendly confines of the ARC over the next week, starting with a Saturday afternoon matinee against Southern Illinois. The Crusaders and Salukis will be meeting for the first time in 37 seasons as Valpo looks for its first MVC win.


Home Game Versus Loyola Selected For ESPNU Telecast

The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team will host another nationally-televised game within Missouri Valley Conference play on Sunday, Jan. 21, as the Crusaders’ home game at the ARC against Loyola has been selected for broadcast on ESPNU.


25 Points From Walker Not Enough For Men’s Basketball Wednesday

For the second time in as many Missouri Valley Conference road games, the Valparaiso University men’s basketball team erased a double-figure first-half deficit prior to halftime, but Bradley would claim the lead for good early in the second half as the Crusaders fell Wednesday night in Peoria, Ill. by an 80-71 final.


Valpo Returns To Road For Wednesday Night Matchup at Bradley

The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team looks to start the 2018 calendar year on the right foot Wednesday evening as the Crusaders continue Missouri Valley Conference play at Bradley. Wednesday marks Valpo’s seventh road game in its last eight contests.


Crusaders Fall to Missouri State In Valley Home Opener

The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team made its home debut in MVC play on Sunday afternoon at the ARC, but preseason favorite Missouri State spoiled the Crusaders’ home opener as the Bears sent Valpo to a 67-50 defeat.


Men's Basketball Returns Home To Close Out 2017 Sunday Afternoon

For the first time in over a month, the Valparaiso University men’s basketball team takes the floor on its home court, as the Crusaders host Missouri State Sunday afternoon in its final game of the 2017 calendar year. Valpo puts its 13-game home winning streak on the line against the preseason conference favorite.


Crusaders Unable to Complete Final Comeback in MVC Opener

The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team roared back from a double-digit first-half deficit Thursday night in its first Missouri Valley Conference game at Indiana State to take a halftime lead, and then tied the game again after falling behind by nine in the second half, but were unable to regain the lead as the Sycamores went on to defeat the Crusaders, 73-64.


Crusaders Open MVC Play Thursday at Indiana State

The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team returns to action and kicks off a new era on Thursday evening, as the Crusaders compete in their first-ever Missouri Valley Conference game. Indiana State plays the foil Thursday night in Terre Haute, as Valpo faces off against one of the most common opponents in program history and concludes a stretch of six straight true road games.


Poor Shooting Crusaders’ Nemesis Wednesday in Loss at UC Riverside

The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team struggled shooting the ball Wednesday evening at UC Riverside, falling behind early and never recovering in a 73-60 loss to close out the non-conference slate.


Men's Basketball Looks For Second Straight Win Wednesday

The Valparaiso University basketball team looks to close out the non-conference slate on a winning note on Wednesday night, as the Crusaders continue their two-game California swing with a matchup against UC Riverside. A win would give Valpo three wins in six true road games in the non-conference schedule.


Men’s Basketball Back on Winning Track With Victory Over Santa Clara

A strong all-around team effort was the recipe for the Valparaiso University men’s basketball team to get back to its winning ways on Monday evening, as the Crusaders led nearly the entire way in a 76-68 victory at Santa Clara.


Valpo Men Look To Start California Trip With Win Monday

The Valparaiso University basketball team makes a two-game swing through the state of California to close out non-conference action, starting Monday evening with a matchup against Santa Clara. Valpo needs wins in both games on the trip to conclude non-conference play with at least 10 wins for the fifth time in the last six years.


Crusaders Fall to Northwestern Thursday Night

Northwestern hit its first six 3-pointers on Thursday evening at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill., as the Valparaiso University men’s basketball team found itself in an early hole en route to a 84-50 defeat.


Men's Basketball to Face Northwestern Thursday on Big Ten Network

A second shot within a week’s span at a Big Ten opponent awaits the Valparaiso University men’s basketball team on Thursday evening, as the Crusaders make the short trip to Allstate Arena to face Northwestern for the first time in 38 years.


Crusaders Drop Heartbreaker on Last-Second Triple

The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team overcame an 11-point second-half deficit and led in the closing seconds Saturday afternoon in Muncie, Ind., but Ball State’s Tayler Persons connected on a deep 3-pointer with 3.3 seconds to play and the Crusaders’ last effort was off the mark as they fell to the Cardinals by a 71-70 final.


Crusaders Look to Bounce Back Saturday at Ball State

The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team looks to bounce back from its first loss of the season as the Crusaders take the court Saturday afternoon in Muncie against Ball State. The game is the second of six straight true road contests for Valpo.


Men’s Basketball Falls For First Time This Year at Purdue

A 21-4 run by #21/21 Purdue to close the first half proved to be too much for the Valparaiso University men’s basketball team to overcome at Mackey Arena on Thursday evening, as the Crusaders lost for the first time this season, falling to the Boilermakers, 80-50.


Crusaders Set to Face Nationally-Ranked Purdue Squad

The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team puts its perfect record on the line Thursday evening as the Crusaders face their toughest test to date this season, traveling down to West Lafayette to take on a nationally-ranked Purdue squad. Valpo is looking to extend its undefeated start to the season, which already ranks third-best in program history.


Crusaders Run Record to 8-0 With Tuesday Win Over Utah State

The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team became just the second team in the nation to start this season 8-0, marking the third-best start to a season in program history, as the Crusaders took down Utah State at the ARC Tuesday evening, 72-65. The victory opened the Mountain West/Missouri Valley Challenge with a win for The Valley in the Crusaders’ first appearance in the challenge series.


Crusaders Host Utah State In Mountain West/Missouri Valley Challenge Matchup Tuesday

The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team takes aim at its eighth straight victory to open the season on Tuesday evening as the Crusaders host Utah State at the ARC. The matchup with the Aggies is part of the Mountain West/Missouri Valley Challenge series - Valpo takes part for the first time this year after joining the MVC this past summer.


Men’s Basketball Matches Best Start in 73 Years, Captures Savannah Invitational Title

The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team improved to 7-0 on Saturday night in closing out a perfect four-game stretch through the Savannah Invitational, as led by a career-best effort from redshirt sophomore Bakari Evelyn (Detroit, Mich./Hillcrest [Ariz.] Academy/Southfield Christian [Nebraska]), the Crusaders defeated UNCW 79-70. Valpo shared the tournament title with Loyola, while Evelyn was named co-Tournament MVP.


Burton’s Late 3-Pointer Secures Sixth Straight Win For Crusaders

The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team got a big lift off the bench Friday night from freshman Marten Linssen (Dusseldorf, Germany/Schloss-Gymnasium Benrath) and, leading by just one with the clock inside of 30 seconds, got a huge 3-pointer from redshirt junior Joe Burton (Porter, Texas/Atascocita [Oklahoma State]) as the Crusaders went on to a 77-67 victory over Kent State at the Savannah Invitational in Savannah, Ga.


Crusaders Set For Pair of Games From Savannah

The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team looks for its best start in 50 years this weekend as it completes the Savannah Invitational with a pair of games in Savannah, Ga. The Crusaders will face Kent State on Friday night before taking on UNCW to conclude the invitational on Saturday.


Walker Leads Way With Career Best In Win Over Samford


The depth of the Valparaiso University men’s basketball team was on display again on Tuesday evening at the ARC, as the Crusaders paired two starters with three players off the bench during a big second-half run, pulling away from Samford for an 88-67 victory as part of the Savannah Invitational.


Men's Basketball Continues Savannah Invitational At ARC Tuesday


With four big wins in as many games to open the season, the Valparaiso University men’s basketball team looks to improve to 5-0 on Tuesday night as the Crusaders host Samford at the ARC. The game is the second of four Valpo will play as part of the Savannah Invitational, as the team will fly down to Savannah, Ga. on Wednesday for the final two games of the event.


Late Explosion Propels Crusaders To Another Big Victory


The run came later than it did in any of the first three games of the year for the Valparaiso University men’s basketball team, but it was an emphatic spurt, as the Crusaders outscored Southeastern Louisiana 41-12 over the game’s final 13 minutes to pull away for an 83-50 victory over the Lions Sunday afternoon at the ARC.


Men's Basketball Returns Home Sunday Afternoon


The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team opens up play as part of the Savannah Invitational on Sunday afternoon at the ARC as the Crusaders welcome Southeastern Louisiana to town. Sunday’s game is the first of two home games for Valpo as part of the event, which concludes in Savannah, Ga. on Thanksgiving weekend.


Crusaders Handle SIUE On Road Wednesday Night


The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team was playing on the road for the first time in the regular season Wednesday night, but other than the venue, the game played out quite similar to the Crusaders’ first two outings of the season, as Valpo used a big first-half run to take control in a 94-69 victory at SIUE.


Men's Basketball Faces First Road Test of Year Wednesday


The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team will hit the road for the first time in the regular season on Wednesday evening as the Crusaders play at SIU Edwardsville. The game against the Cougars is the Crusaders’ lone true road game until Dec. 7. Check out head coach Matt Lottich's thoughts on the first two regular season games and his thoughts about the upcoming contests on this week's edition of Valpo Basketball Weekly.


Crusaders Take Down Trolls Monday


The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team improved to 2-0 on the year as the Crusaders cruised to an 83-46 victory over Trinity Christian at the ARC on Monday night. With his first basket of the day, senior Tevonn Walker (Montreal, Quebec/Vanier College) surpassed the 1,000-point milestone for his career.


Men's Basketball Hosts Trinity Christian Monday


The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team looks for its second straight win to start the season on Monday evening as the Crusaders host Trinity Christian at the ARC. The men’s basketball program asks its fans to help Shed Light on Foster Care on Monday night, as any fan who brings a night light or a stuffed animal to donate to foster care children will receive free admission. Senior Tevonn Walker enters the game just one point away from reaching the 1,000-point milestone for his career.


Basketball Earns Season-Opening Win Over North Park


The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team held North Park scoreless for over 10 minutes to start off the season opener Friday evening at the ARC en route to an 88-46 victory over the Vikings. The win extended the Crusaders’ winning streak in home openers to 13 consecutive years.


Valpo Basketball Weekly


Play-by-play broadcaster Todd Ickow sits down with head coach Matt Lottich to look back at the exhibition games and preview Friday's season opener against North Park.


Valpo Men's Basketball Ready for Season Opener


The lid lifts on the 2017-18 season for the Valparaiso University men’s basketball team on Friday evening at the ARC, as the Crusaders welcome North Park to town. It will be a new journey for the Crusaders this year, as they commence their first season as a member of the Missouri Valley Conference. Friday will be Military Night, with free admittance to attendees with a military ID, pre-game recognition and a special game ball presentation.


Javon Freeman-Liberty Signs With Valpo Basketball


Valparaiso University men's basketball coach Matt Lottich announced Wednesday that Javon Freeman-Liberty - one of the top prospects in the Class of 2018 in the state of Illinois - has signed a National Letter of Intent and will join the Crusader men’s basketball program as a freshman for the 2018-19 season.


Valpo Men's Basketball Season Preview


The mantra “Forever Champions” rings especially true for the Valparaiso University men’s basketball program. The Crusaders have maintained a standard of success matched by few mid-major programs, racking up league championships and postseason appearances year after year.


Crusaders Lock Down In Exhibition Win at Chicago State


After winning its first exhibition game of the 2017-18 season with an impressive offensive output, the Valparaiso University men’s basketball team turned around with a stellar defensive effort Saturday afternoon at Chicago State, limiting the Cougars to 15 second-half points as the Crusaders pulled away for a 77-42 victory. A special hurricane relief exhibition, the game raised more than $1,000 for the Lutheran World Relief organization.


Men’s Basketball Rolls to Exhibition Victory


The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team put on a show for the home fans at the ARC on Thursday evening in its lone home exhibition game, showcasing an up-tempo, attacking mentality in running away with a 117-69 victory over Robert Morris (Ill.), which entered the game ranked 12th in the NAIA Division II preseason poll.


Valpo Basketball Broadcast Information For 2017-18


With men’s and women’s basketball season quickly approaching, Valpo Athletics announced today the department’s broadcast plans for the 2017-18 season.


Mini-Packs On Sale Now for Men’s Basketball


A number of mini-packs are on sale now for Valpo Men’s Basketball this coming season, giving fans the chance to purchase packages ranging from four to six games.


Valpo Men’s Basketball to Play in Hurricane Relief Exhibition at Chicago State


The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team will join the multitude of Division I men’s basketball programs nationwide helping to raise funds and awareness for victims of recent national disasters, as the Crusaders travel to Chicago on Saturday, Nov. 4 for a 3 p.m. exhibition game at Chicago State.


Walker Tabbed Preseason Second Team Selection; Valpo Picked Sixth


Valparaiso University senior Tevonn Walker (Montreal, Quebec/Vanier College) has been selected as a preseason Second Team All-Missouri Valley Conference selection, while the Crusader men’s basketball team has been picked to finish in sixth place during the 2017-18 season as the MVC released its preseason poll on Tuesday.


Valpo Hosts Season Ticket Holder Open Practice Friday Night


With the 2017-18 season right around the corner, the Valparaiso University men's and women's basketball teams hosted their annual Season Ticket Holder Open Practice on Friday evening at the ARC.


Men’s Basketball Set For Three NBC Sports Chicago Appearances


The Missouri Valley Conference will clear a 22-game men’s basketball television package on FOX Sports Midwest and NBC Sports Chicago (formerly known as Comcast SportsNet Chicago) in 2017-18, Commissioner Doug Elgin announced today. The package includes at least three appearances by the Valparaiso University men’s basketball team.


MVC Announces CBS Sports Broadcast Package


For the third consecutive year, CBS Sports Network will televise a package of Missouri Valley Conference men’s basketball games, including Valparaiso University’s home game at the ARC against UNI on Tuesday, Feb. 20 and the State Farm MVC Tournament semifinals. CBS Sports will continue to televise the title game of Arch Madness for a 13th consecutive year on March 4.


ESPN Broadcast Schedule Announced For Men’s Basketball


Two regular season Missouri Valley Conference games on ESPN2 highlight the ESPN broadcast schedule for the Valparaiso University men’s basketball team in the 2017-18 season, as announced today by the conference office. The remainder of the Crusaders’ broadcast schedule for the 2017-18 season will be finalized in the coming days, as the conference announces its CBS Sports Network and FOX Sports/MVC TV selections.


Valpo Men’s Basketball Season Tickets On Sale Now


Coming off of a seventh consecutive postseason appearance and entering its first season as a member of the Missouri Valley Conference, Valparaiso University men’s basketball season tickets are now on sale for the 2017-18 season.


Men’s Basketball Schedule Complete as MVC Releases Conference Slate


The Valparaiso University men’s basketball program rounded out its schedule for the upcoming 2017-18 season on Tuesday as the Missouri Valley Conference office released this season’s conference schedule.


Valpo Announces Men’s Basketball Non-Conference Schedule


The Valparaiso University men’s basketball program announced its non-conference schedule for the upcoming 2017-18 season on Tuesday afternoon, a 13-game slate which features six contests against programs which advanced to the postseason last year.


Adekoya Signs Professional Contract With CB Peñas Huesca


The Valparaiso University men’s basketball program continues to send players into the professional ranks, with Jubril Adekoya (Tinley Park ,Ill./Andrew) becoming the latest Crusader alum to ink a pro contract. Adekoya signed over the weekend with CB Peñas Huesca of LEB Oro – the second division of Spanish professional basketball.


Valpo In the Valley: Men's Basketball


Continuing the #ValpoInTheValley series, which will take a look at each of the Missouri Valley Conference’s 17 sports, is men’s basketball. Learn about the landscape of The Valley in men’s basketball, how Valpo has fared against opponents from The Valley in the past, and hear from head coach Matt Lottich as he talks about what the program is looking forward to entering its first season of MVC competition and who will lead the way in 2017-18 for his team.


Emanuel Dildy Joins Valpo Men’s Basketball Coaching Staff


Valparaiso University men’s basketball head coach Matt Lottich announced today that Emanuel Dildy has joined the Crusader coaching staff as an assistant coach. A Chicago native, Dildy brings power conference and Missouri Valley Conference coaching experience to the Valpo bench as the Crusaders prepare for their inaugural season of MVC play.