Valparaiso Downs Youngstown State 68-66 - Match Report
Valparaiso grabbed a 68-66 win over Youngstown State on Saturday, behind a 22-point effort from Alec Peters at Athletics-Recreation Center.
Valparaiso did not, however, defeat Youngstown State against the spread, which closed at 6 at most sportsbooks.
Valparaiso got 15 points from LaVonte Dority and another 8 points from Bobby Capobianco. LaVonte Dority contributed 6 assists, while Vashil Fernandez cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Youngstown State got 24 points from Ryan Weber in a losing cause and another 14 points from Kamren Belin. DJ Cole contributed 7 assists for them, while Bobby Hain had 11 rebounds.
Valparaiso trailed at halftime, 32-30.
The rebound battle favored Youngstown State as they grabbed 28 boards, while Valparaiso only had 26.