Joe Cipriano Nebraska Classic - Kent State Falls 88-83 Against Valparaiso - Game Recap

Valparaiso got 25 points from Kevin Van Wijk en route to an 88-83 victory over Kent State on Sunday at Memorial Athletic Center.

Valparaiso was a 2-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

Valparaiso got 16 points from Matt Kenney and another 15 points from Erik Buggs. Matt Kenney contributed 5 assists, while Matt Kenney cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.

Kent State got 20 points from Randal Holt in a losing cause and another 18 points from Chris Evans. Darren Goodson contributed 2 assists for them, while Randal Holt had 4 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Valparaiso were victorious, as the score was 36-28 at the break.

Kent State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 28-26.