Detroit vs Valparaiso Recap - Detroit Wins 84-74

Detroit grabbed an 84-74 win over Valparaiso on Saturday, behind a 21-point effort from Jason Calliste at Athletics-Recreation Center.

Bettors who backed Detroit were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 3.5 at sportsbooks.

Nick Minnerath had 21 points for Detroit and Ray McCallum chipped in with 15 points. Ray McCallum had 6 assists for them, while Evan Bruinsma was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.

Valparaiso got 18 points from Matt Kenney in a losing cause and another 15 points from Will Bogan. Erik Buggs contributed 8 assists for them, while Kevin Van Wijk had 9 rebounds.

Detroit trailed at halftime, 37-26.

The rebound battle favored Valparaiso as they grabbed 29 boards, while Detroit only had 28.