Valparaiso vs Detroit Recap - Valparaiso Wins 89-88

Valparaiso got 31 points from Kevin Van Wijk en route to an 89-88 victory over Detroit on Thursday at Calihan Hall.

Valparaiso was a 3.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

Valparaiso got 18 points from Ryan Broekhoff and another 12 points from Matt Kenney. Erik Buggs contributed 6 assists, while Ryan Broekhoff cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

Detroit got 36 points from Nick Minnerath in a losing cause and another 17 points from Doug Anderson. Ray McCallum contributed 8 assists for them, while Ray McCallum had 7 rebounds.

Valparaiso trailed at halftime, 50-32.

The rebound battle favored Valparaiso as they grabbed 38 boards, while Detroit only had 29.