Valparaiso (3-13, 0-4 Horizon League) vs. Cleveland State (9-7, 2-3)
When: 1:35 p.m. today.
Where: Athletics-Recreation Center.
Radio/Internet: WVUR-FM (95.1)/valpoathletics.com.
Valparaiso will win if: It can avoid an early slump. Youngstown State jumped out to an 18-5 lead Thursday and held on for a 61-55 victory. VU guard Betsy Adams (14.4 ppg) has scored at least 20 points in two straight games and five total.
Cleveland State will win if: It matches its turnover average, forcing 20.7 turnovers a contest. Shawnita Garland (13.8 ppg) and Shalonda Winton (12.7) average in double figures for the Vikings.
Note: VU holds a 12-6 edge in the series, but Cleveland State is 5-4 at the ARC with three straight wins. !~ Jim Hunsley