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Valparaiso Defeats Illinois-Chicago 70-46 - Recap

The battle between Valparaiso and Illinois-Chicago didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Illinois-Chicago was handed a 70-46 defeat on Saturday at UIC Pavilion.

Valparaiso was the ATS victor, as they covered the 4.5-point spread as a favorite.

Valparaiso got 33 points from LaVonte Dority and another 9 points from Lexus Williams. Alec Peters contributed 3 assists, while Vashil Fernandez cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.

Illinois-Chicago got 8 points from Marc Brown in a losing cause and another 8 points from Jake Wiegand. Kelsey Barlow contributed 5 assists for them, while Jake Wiegand had 8 rebounds.

Valparaiso led at halftime, 36-23.

The rebound battle favored Valparaiso as they grabbed 40 boards, while Illinois-Chicago only had 38.