VALPARAISO, IN – Powered by a late 16-0 run, Vaparaiso rallied past Wright State to capture the Horizon League championship with a 62-54 win on Tuesday night and earned its first trip to the NCAA Tournament since 2004.
Erik Buggs scored 22 to lead the Crusaders, who trailed 50-44 late before reeling off 16 straight points to take a commanding ten-point lead.
Reggie Arceneaux had 14 points off the bench to lead Wright State.
Wayne Larrivee and Will Perdue called the action on Dial Global Sports.
(Ben Boggs lays it in and Valpo leads 28-14)
(Reggie Arceneaux pulls Wright State to within two)
(Jerran Young’s dunk makes it 47-42 Raiders)
(Matt Vest hits a three and Wright State leads 50-44)
(Ryan Broekhoff hits a three to make it 54-50 Valpo)
(Time runs out and Valparaiso wins the Horizon League)
(Erik Buggs’ postgame interview with Wayne Larrivee and Will Perdue)
(Postgame recap from Wayne Larrivee and Will Perdue)
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