Valparaiso Rumors & News

  • Valparaiso officially joins Missouri Valley Conference

    Chicago Tribune "In 2016, the Valparaiso men's basketball team went 16-2 in the Horizon League to win the regular-season title by three games, set a program record for wins at 30-7 and went a program-best 17-1 at home. But their NCAA tournament plans were derailed with an overtime loss to Green Bay in the..." May 26

  • Missouri Valley presidents vote for Valpo to replace Wichita State, stay at 10 teams

    CBS Sports "University presidents from schools affiliated with the Missouri Valley Conference unanimously voted on Monday night to formally invite Valparaiso University to join the conference, multiple sources told CBS Sports. Valpo, which currently is a member of the Horizon League, is expected to accept..." May 09

  • MVC eyeing Valparaiso, Murray State to replace Wichita State

    Fanrag Sports "The Missouri Valley Conference is targeting both Valparaiso and Murray State as potential additions following Wichita State’s departure to the American Athletic Conference, multiple sources told FanRag Sports. Those two additions would give the league 11 teams in total which would lead to each..." April 08

  • Illinois crushes Valparaiso in NIT opener

    The Sports Xchange "In its first game since head coach John Groce was fired, Illinois broke out to a big lead and rolled to an 82-57 victory over Valparaiso in first-round NIT action on Tuesday night at State Farm Center in Champaign, Ill. Second-seeded Illinois (19-14) got 25 points from senior swingman..." March 14

  • Stress reaction in leg ends college career for Valparaiso's Alec Peters

    ESPN "Valparaiso star Alec Peters has been shut down for the remainder of the season due to a stress reaction in his leg, sources told ESPN. The 6-foot-9 senior forward, who averaged 23.0 points and 10.1 rebounds while being named the Horizon League player of the year, missed the past two games. He..." March 02

  • Alec Peters breaks scoring record as Valparaiso routs Illinois-Chicago

    Chicago Tribune "No. 25 one-upped No. 24. Alec Peters became Valparaiso's career scoring leader as the Crusaders dominated Illinois-Chicago 96-65 in a Horizon League game Sunday at the Athletics-Recreation Center. He passed Bryce Drew's mark of 2,142 points that stood since 1998 and now has 2,166. Needing..." January 24