Valparaiso Rumors & News

  • Joe Burton transferring to Valparaiso

    Today's U "Former Oklahoma State Cowboys big man Joe Burton has found a new home. A junior, the 6’7″ talent who sometimes even plays center announced on Friday he would be attending Valparaiso. He initially announced his decision to leave Oklahoma State all the way back in May. Due to NCAA rules and..." August 06

  • Alec Peters Returning to Valparaiso

    Mid Major Madness "Valparaiso's odds of staying atop the Horizon League increased on Monday when star forward Alec Peters announced he would conclude his college career as a Crusader. Peters told CBS Sports that he would not reunite with Bryce Drew at Vanderbilt, despite the rumors that surfaced after Peters..." May 30

  • Valparaiso's Alec Peters has withdrawn from the NBA Draft

    Mid Major Madness "Valparaiso forward Alec Peters has withdrawn from the NBA Draft, ESPN's Jeff Goodman reported on Thursday. The deadline for college players to withdraw and retain their eligibility came and went Wednesday night with fans still waiting for an official announcement. Although the rising senior..." May 26

  • Valparaiso transfer David Skara commits to Clemson

    ACC Sports "Just weeks after visiting Clemson, former Valparaiso forward David Skara will transfer into the Tigers program, according to multiple reports. A 6-8, 205-pound power forward, Skara arrived at Valparaiso as part of then-coach Bryce Drew’s 2014 recruiting class." May 23

  • VU's Carter denied fifth year by NCAA

    NWItimes "As Keith Carter limped out of Madison Square Garden following Valparaiso’s loss in the National Invitation Tournament title game, the senior point guard held out hope that he hadn’t played his final game in a Valparaiso uniform. Those hopes were dashed on Wednesday morning as Carter was..." May 12

  • Valparaiso Crusaders promote Matt Lottich to head coach replacing Bryce Drew

    Mid Major Madness "Three-year Valparaiso assistant coach Matt Lottich was officially named as the new head coach of the Crusaders on Thursday afternoon. The school moved quickly following the official announcement of Bryce Drew as new coach at Vanderbilt. Top assistant Roger Powell was expected to be in the..." April 07

  • Valparaiso junior forward Alec Peters declares for NBA Draft

    Today's Fastbreak "According to a statement released by the school Thursday, Valparaiso junior forward Alec Peters has declared for the 2016 NBA Draft but will not hire an agent. Because Peters has elected to not hire representation at this time, the junior has left the door open for a return to Valparaiso for his..." April 07

  • Valparaiso's Bryce Drew agrees to become next coach at Vanderbilt

    CBS Sports "Valparaiso's Bryce Drew has agreed in principle to become the next men's basketball coach at Vanderbilt, a source confirmed to CBS Sports on Monday. reported a deal should be finalized in the next 24 to 48 hours. Drew, 41, has been Valpo's coach for each of the past five years. He's..." April 04

  • Vanderbilt and Georgia Tech both targeting Valpo's Bryce Drew

    CBS Sports "Vanderbilt and Georgia Tech have both contacted Valparaiso's Bryce Drew about their coaching vacancies, a source told CBS Sports on Friday. Valparaiso's season ended Thursday night with a loss in the NIT title game. Drew, 41, has been Valpo's coach for each of the past five years. He's won..." April 01

  • George Washington tops Valparaiso in NIT Championship

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- George Washington coach Mike Lonergan can finally replace the basketball net he's been using as a good luck charm the past month and a half. Lonergan now has a net from Madison Square Garden after George Washington won its first NIT title with a 76-60 win over Valparaiso in the..." March 31

  • Valparaiso beats BYU to advance to NIT championship

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- Once Valparaiso coach Bryce Drew found out his team wasn't selected for the NCAA Tournament, he started focusing on the positives of playing in the National Invitation Tournament. "Our goals shifted to this tournament (NIT) and it's been sensational," Drew said. "It's better than..." March 29

  • Valparaiso 60, Saint Mary's 44

    The Sports Xchange "Junior forward Alec Peters had 20 points, eight rebounds and five assists to lead top-seeded Valparaiso to a 60-44 victory over second-seeded Saint Mary's on Tuesday night in Valparaiso, Ind., that catapults the Crusaders into the NIT Final Four for the first time in school history. Senior..." March 22

  • Valparaiso 81, Florida State 69

    The Sports Xchange "Alec Peters poured in 26 points and grabbed nine rebounds, and Valparaiso rolled to a 81-69 win over Florida State in the second round of the NIT on Thursday in Valparaiso, Ind. The top-seeded Crusaders (28-6) raced out to a 39-29 halftime and never relented on their home floor, where they..." March 17

  • Valparaiso 84, Texas Southern 73

    The Sports Xchange "Valparaiso forward Alec Peters scored 28 points to continue his late-season hot streak, center Vashil Fernandez blocked eight shots and the top-seeded Crusaders beat Texas Southern 84-73 in the opening round of the NIT on Tuesday night in Valparaiso, Ind. Peters made nine of 16 shots from..." March 16

  • Play-by-play announcer ejected during Horizon League tournament

    Sporting News - NCAAB "The Green Bay-Valparaiso Horizon League semifinal was memorable for a number of reasons Monday night. Not only did Green Bay pull off the upset despite a miracle full-court pass from Valpo at the end of regulation, but the game was paused midway through the second half as Green Bay’s..." March 08