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Was Lexus Williams Cursed?

It was really only a matter of time before Lexus Williams got hurt and there was nothing he could really do about it.

September 12, 2014 2:15 pm

Another look at Valparaiso's transfers

After spending Monday looking at Valparaiso's outgoing transfer situation over the last 11 years, I figured it would be good to look and see if the Crusaders have brought in better talent than they've lost in that same time period.

July 01, 2014 6:31 pm

Does Valparaiso have a transfer problem?

As the 2014-15 basketball season unofficially began on Monday morning with the start of summer workouts, I'll be spending each day this week examining a different topic related to the Valparaiso men's basketball team. Today we start with a look at transfers.

June 30, 2014 6:32 pm

Inside the Tulsa Tip

Covering a coaching change may just about be the most maddening type of story in all of sports journalism.

April 15, 2014 3:46 pm

Drew looking at Tulsa (and beyond?)

Given Monday night's Tulsa World report that Bryce Drew has potentially ascended up Tulsa's wishlist, the Valparaiso faithful should be preparing themselves for the inevitable that Drew will no longer be pacing the sidelines at the Athletics-Recreation Center.

April 14, 2014 8:12 pm

Milwaukee banned, Drew bouncing?

One thing became vividly clear after a crazy Wednesday -- a guarantee that Milwaukee won't be knocking Bryce Drew out of the Horizon League tournament again next season.

April 09, 2014 7:23 pm

Initial Valparaiso Basketball post-mortem

Valparaiso's season came to an end on Tuesday night in what seemed to be a cruel repeat of similar games from earlier in the year. Columbia delivered the third buzzer-beating defeat of the season at the Athletics-Recreation Center. Throw in a triple overtime loss at home to NCAA tourney part…

March 19, 2014 12:04 am

CIT Again? What's different this time for Valparaiso?

The images of Valparaiso's last trip to the CollegeInsider.com tournament are still hard to shake three years later. Whether it was Brandon Wood going through the motions in one of his lowest scoring games in a Valparaiso uniform or director of athletics Mark LaBarbera sitting high above the…

March 12, 2014 9:15 pm

Crusaders search for answers following disappointing exit

The fans had long left a darkened Resch Center when Clay Yeo walked back into the arena following Valparaiso's 74-57 loss to Milwaukee on Friday night.

March 08, 2014 9:42 am

Predicting the Horizon League Championship

March Madness is officially upon us as the Horizon League Championship begins on Tuesday evening with a trio of games at campus sites. I figured I'd sit down and predict my thoughts on how the tournament would play out, but first I looked back on my preseason predictions.

March 03, 2014 5:34 pm

A.J. Pacher tightens Horizon League race

Just when everything looked like it was going Valparaiso's way last weekend, A.J. Pacher had to throw a wrench into the mix.

February 17, 2014 1:35 pm

Playing to Win? Playing to Cash?

There comes a moment in every poker tournament when you're put to a decision for all of your chips and you need to figure out just what your objective is. Maybe you're nearing the money bubble and you don't necessarily want to put all your chips at risk knowing you can fold your way to a sma…

February 13, 2014 9:20 pm

Horizon League Heating Up

The dust has settled on an incredible weekend of games in the Horizon League and with three days off until the next contest, it's time to take some inventory of what we learned.

February 10, 2014 1:40 pm

February Frenzy: Look into the final month of the Horizon League

If the last week was any indication, we're in for a wild final month of the Horizon League regular season. With most teams still having six or seven conference games left, it's likely far too early to start examining how the final standings could shake out. That doesn't mean I'm not going to try.

February 02, 2014 12:27 pm

Wrapping up Green Bay

Game No. 23

January 30, 2014 5:20 pm

Behind the Broadcast

I received a pretty cool phone call on Monday night, although not nearly as cool as the call Adam Amin received.

January 30, 2014 12:11 pm

Wrapping up Youngstown State

Game No. 21

January 23, 2014 9:18 pm

Can Green Bay run the table?

For as good as the Valparaiso men's basketball team has been over the last two years, the Crusaders never truly dominated the Horizon League while winning both regular season titles.

January 22, 2014 9:50 pm

Wrapping up Oakland

Game No. 17

January 04, 2014 8:20 pm

Wrapping up UIC

Game No. 16

January 02, 2014 9:51 pm

The Making of "Miracle on Union Street"

I, like most people, got my first true introduction to Valparaiso when Bryce Drew hit "The Shot" in the 1998 NCAA tournament. I was a senior in high school and a group of my friends skipped school to watch the first round games.

December 18, 2013 12:02 am

Wrapping up Loyola Marymount

Game No. 12

December 14, 2013 4:54 pm

Wrapping up St. Louis

Game No. 11

December 07, 2013 10:29 pm

Wrapping up Mercer

Game No. 8

November 29, 2013 10:19 pm

Wrapping up UCF

Game No. 7

November 27, 2013 12:13 am

Wrapping up James Madison

Game No. 6

November 23, 2013 5:02 pm

Wrapping up IUPUI (WBB)

Game No. 4

November 21, 2013 11:22 pm

Wrapping up Evansville

Game No. 5

November 20, 2013 11:13 pm

Valparaiso's connection to Evansville tragedy

Valparaiso and Evansville will share the hardwood Wednesday night for the 83rd time. Butler and St. Joseph’s are the only two schools that have faced off against the Crusaders on more occasions.

November 20, 2013 4:05 pm

Wrapping up Ohio

Game No. 4 

November 17, 2013 7:21 pm

Wrapping up Illinois

Game No. 3

November 14, 2013 1:16 am

Reaction and Impact to Dale Carlson's firing

Valparaiso director of athletics Mark LaBarbera walked onto Brown Field this afternoon to announce to the football team that Dale Carlson was out as the head coach after four years and 40 losses. The announcement sent shockwaves through not only the team, but two distinctly different alumni …

November 11, 2013 1:49 am

Wrapping up North Park

Game No. 2

November 10, 2013 3:56 pm

Wrapping up Murray State

Game No. 1

November 08, 2013 10:20 pm

Predicting Valparaiso's 2013-14 Non-Conference Games

Fri. Nov. 8 -- Valparaiso 76, Murray State 72 (OT)

November 08, 2013 2:23 pm

Wrapping up St. Joseph's (WBB)

Exhibition Game No. 1

November 05, 2013 9:39 pm

Wrapping up Robert Morris

Exhibition Game No. 2

November 02, 2013 9:31 pm

Wrapping up Hillsdale

Exhibition Game No. 1

October 26, 2013 9:54 pm

The NCAA did what?!?!?!

It's nearly been a full day and I still can't wrap my head around the latest news coming from the NCAA. Georgetown big man Josh Smith was granted immediate eligibility on Wednesday evening and was granted a Seasons of Competition Waiver for the 2012-13 season.

October 24, 2013 12:24 pm

Highlights from Horizon League Media Day

The Horizon League held its annual Men's Basketball Media Day at the Intercontinental Hotel in Chicago on Wednesday afternoon. Each of the nine league coaches were in attendance as well as a player from each team.

October 17, 2013 2:21 pm

My Preseason Horizon League Ballot

"You've Got Mail"

October 04, 2013 12:40 am

Who starts for Valparaiso?

Happy Holiday! College basketball has "officially" returned with the start of normal practices today. I say normal because teams have been able to practice throughout the school year on a limited time basis. The Valparaiso men's basketball team was on the court on Wednesday and Thursday, so …

September 27, 2013 5:05 pm

Does Valparaiso have a rival?

The "unofficial" official beginning of the 2013-14 college basketball season is this Friday as the NCAA is now allowing men's basketball programs to begin practice three weeks earlier than normal.

September 23, 2013 4:21 pm

Valparaiso Men's Basketball Roster Revealed

With the turn of the calendar into August earlier this week and the influx of "Back-to-School" sales happening everywhere, the 2013-14 athletic season is right around the corner.

August 04, 2013 8:09 pm

Valparaiso Basketball What If... (2007-08 Edition)

What if Jarryd Loyd never airballed the Butler free throw?

July 15, 2013 3:54 pm

Valparaiso Basketball What If... (2008-09 Edition)

What if? The 9 and 22 Edition

July 08, 2013 7:50 pm

Valpo MBB: Who replaces Jake Diebler?

When Jake Diebler's decision to take a new job at Ohio State was announced on Monday morning, well-wishes were sent his way all over the Internet. Diebler talked about how tough of a decision it was and Valparaiso coach Bryce Drew spoke of the tears that were shed on Sunday when the final go…

July 02, 2013 3:39 pm

Valparaiso Basketball What If... (2009-10 Edition)

What if Beas Hamga never left Valparaiso?

July 01, 2013 10:23 am

Valparaiso Basketball What If... (2010-11 Edition)

What if Mike Rogers made the layup in the closing seconds at Milwaukee on Feb. 16, 2011?

June 24, 2013 7:08 pm

Valparaiso Basketball What If... (2011-12 Edition)

What if Brandon Wood never left for Michigan State?

June 17, 2013 5:06 pm
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