Valparaiso (2-7) vs. Chicago State (3-6)
When: 1:35 p.m. today.
Where: Athletics-Recreation Center.
Radio/Internet: WVUR-FM (95.1)/valpoathletics.com.
Valparaiso will win if: Tabitha Gerardot gets some help in the low post. The freshman forward had 15 points and 11 rebounds in a 86-51 loss to Pittsburgh. The Panthers outrebounded VU 58-28.
Chicago State will win if: The it can reverse a road trend. The Cougars are 1-5 on the road this season. Against the Crusaders, the Cougars are 0-19 at the Athletics-Recreation Center.
Notes: The Crusaders are 34-5 lifetime against the Cougars. ... VU has played Chicago State more than any other program in school history. !~ Jim Hunsley