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2017 Schedule
24-9, 1st in Horizon
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51dJeff Goodman

MVC unanimously votes to invite Valparaiso

The Missouri Valley Conference unanimously voted to extend an invitation to Valparaiso to join the league, effective for this coming season.

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119dJeff Goodman

Source: Valpo's Peters (foot) out rest of year

Valparaiso star Alec Peters' college career is over, as a source says a stress fracture in his right foot will end his senior season.

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2017 Horizon League basketball tournament: Bracket and schedule

The Horizon League tournament at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit will run from Friday through Tuesday. Check out the conference tournament bracket, and check back for updates as title games from each conference go final.

Myron Medcalf ESPN Staff Writer 

Oakland sweeps Valparaiso with Friday night's win. Grizzlies will get a chance to grab a third win and at-large berth in the Horizon League tournament, which is in nearby Detroit. Grizzlies play fast, possess top-60 defense, excel at the free throw line and fly behind Martez Walker, who can play on any level.

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Watch: Can Valpo inch closer to title?

First-place Valparaiso (21-5, 11-2 in Horizon League play) is close to clinching its fifth conference crown in the past six seasons. Oakland (19-7, 9-4) has won four straight but dropped its first meeting with the Crusaders 78-66. (7 p.m. ET, ESPN2/WatchESPN)

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132dJoe Lunardi

Bracketology: Breaking down the Hoosier State

Purdue and Butler are slotted to potentially meet in the second round. Meanwhile, Indiana remains on the bubble and Valpo falls in Lunardi's latest projection.

Team Stats

Points Per Game74.7142nd
Rebounds Per Game37.964th
Assists Per Game12.8Tied-227th
Points Allowed68.991st

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record2-9
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances9