What Valparaiso University can offer both academically and athletically led 6-foot-10 forward Jerome Palm (Almere, Netherlands / Echnaton [Hillsborough CC]) to the Valpo men’s basketball program.
The Valparaiso University men’s basketball program and head coach Matt Lottich have announced the addition of 6-foot-7 guard Quinton Green (Columbus, Ohio / Homeschool [Cedarville]), who will join the program as a graduate transfer from NCAA Division-II Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio.
The newest member of the Valparaiso University men’s basketball program has fulfilled a lifelong dream of playing at the Division-I level.
The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team has announced dates for its 2022 summer camps.
The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team saw its hopes of repeating its 2020 run from the opening round to the championship game at the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Tournament dashed on Friday as the seventh-seeded Beacons fell to second-seeded Missouri State 67-58. Thomas Kithier (Macomb, Mich. / Clarkston [Michigan State]) turned in his top scoring output against a league foe this season while battling through a back injury for the second straight night. Valpo was playing the second game of a back-to-back, while Missouri State was competing in its first game of the tournament.
The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team will play for a spot in the semifinal round of the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Tournament on Friday night at the Enterprise Center in St. Louis. The last time Valpo entered Arch Madness as the No. 7 seed and had an opportunity to play the No. 2 seed in the quarterfinal round, the team knocked off Loyola in 2020. This time, it’s an opportunity to avenge a pair of regular-season defeats in a rematch of last year’s MVC quarterfinals as Valpo faces off with Missouri State. This will mark the third straight season and the fourth time in five years that these two teams have clashed in the MVC Tournament.
The story of Valparaiso University men’s basketball walk-on Preston Ruedinger’s (Oshkosh, Wis. / Lourdes Academy) compelling freshman season had its most commendable chapter yet on the conference’s biggest stage.
The Valparaiso University men’s basketball team closed out Missouri Valley Conference awards week with two additional honors on Thursday as a pair of academic and athletic standouts received recognition for their prowess in the classroom and in competition.