Robinson Excited to Return to Floor for Valpo Basketball

When asked what he hopes to accomplish during the 2020-2021 season, Nick Robinson’s (Chicago, Ill. / Kenwood [Saint Joseph’s]) two-word response was simple, yet effective.


Valpo’s Eron Gordon Has Basketball in his Blood

To put it simply, basketball is a way of life for Valparaiso University men’s basketball redshirt senior Eron Gordon.


Donovan Clay Named to MVC Preseason Second Team

Valparaiso University men’s basketball sophomore Donovan Clay (Alton, Ill. / Alton) has been named to the 2020-2021 Missouri Valley Conference Preseason Second Team, as announced by the league office on Thursday.


McMillan Poised to Build on Breakout Season

The statistical leaps may have come as a surprise to some, but in reality, Valparaiso University men’s basketball senior Mileek McMillan’s place on the Missouri Valley Conference Most-Improved Team following his junior season in 2019-2020 just followed a trend that has been unmistakable from the early stages of his basketball career.


Family Ties Attract Tyler Fricke to Valpo

Family influence played a role in men’s basketball freshman walk-on Tyler Fricke’s decision to attend Valparaiso University.


Helm Returns to Valpo Basketball After Two-Year Mission

Since the last time Steven Helm III was a member of the Valparaiso University men’s basketball program, a lot has changed.


Freese-Vilien Bulks Up for Sophomore Season

Many college basketball players picked up a basketball as soon as they were old enough to walk, but Valparaiso University sophomore Emil Freese-Vilien appeared in his first game at the Division-I level less than five years after competing in the sport for the first time.


Former Valpo Student-Athletes Combat COVID-19 as Frontline Workers

In the months since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States, former Valparaiso University student-athletes working in the medical field across the country have gone beyond the expected in their efforts to combat the virus and treat patients in need of their care.


Brock Pappas Continues Family’s Valparaiso University Legacy

Junior Brock Pappas (Valparaiso, Ind. / Washington Township) remembers attending Valparaiso University men’s basketball games as a child and looking up to the players. Now, he’s one of them.