Green Bay beats top-seeded Valparaiso 99-92 in OT


Alec Peters' layup gets Valpo to OT

Valparaiso F Alec Peters receives the full-court pass and sinks the layup with 0.5 seconds left to force the game against Green Bay into overtime.

DETROIT -- Jordan Fouse had 25 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists to help fourth-seeded Green Bay beat No. 1 seed Valparaiso 99-92 in overtime Monday night and advance to the Horizon League tournament finals.

Charles Cooper scored 24, including 15 of 24 foul shots, Carrington Love added 23 points and Jamar Hurdle 13 for Green Bay, which lost both regular-season matchups with Valparaiso.

Green Bay (22-12), which shot a season-high 54.5 percent (12 of 22) from 3-point range, will face the winner of No. 2 seed Oakland and third-seeded Wright State in the championship game Tuesday night.

The Phoenix scored 12-straight points, including five by Love, to take a 91-81 lead with 1:16 left in overtime and held on from there.

After Cooper made the second of two free throws to give Green Bay a 79-77 lead with 2.1 seconds left in regulation, Jubril Adekoya threw the inbounds pass the length of the court to Alec Peters for the tying layup with 0.5 seconds left.

Peters led Valpo (26-6) with 32 points and 12 rebounds.