NCAAB Game Recap - UC Riverside at Valparaiso
Sun Dec 2, 2018 2:00 PM EST

TXAMC
51
Tenn
79
F
Minn
59
OhSt
79
F
Ariz
76
UConn
72
F
Colg
74
FlGlf
56
F
UCRiv
73
Valpa
82
F
SacHr
64
Lafy
62
F
Del
87
Colum
86
F(2OT)
Oral
67
SMU
79
F
(N/A)
46
SoMis
106
F
UCF
62
Mizzu
64
F(OT)
MD-ES
47
ECU
70
F
Ill
60
Nebras
75
F
UCSB
63
Wash
67
F
LoyMa
58
UCLA
82
F

Dec 2, 2018, 2:00 PM EST

Final

1

2

T

UC Riverside (2-7)

35

38

73

Valparaiso (5-3)

44

38

82

Smits, Golder lift Valpo past UC Riverside 82-73
Sun Dec 2, 2018 4:11 PM

VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) Derrik Smits scored 18 points with six rebounds and Markus Golder scored 16 and Valparaiso beat UC Riverside 82-73 on Sunday.

Valparaiso (5-3) has won three of its last four and has scored at least 72 points in those games.

The Crusaders never trailed and used an early 15-5 run to make it 30-16 on Bakari Evelyn's 3-pointer with 6:47 before halftime. Valpo led 44-35 at the break. Menno Dijkstra and Ajani Kennedy made back-to-back 3s for UC Riverside (2-7) and reduced the Highlanders' deficit to 57-52 with 12:23 to play but couldn't get closer.

Ryan Fazekas scored 14 points for the Crusaders, Deion Lavender scored 12 with seven rebounds and seven assists and Evelyn 10.

Dikymbe Martin led the Highlanders with 21 points and Dragan Elkaz scored 12. UC Riverside has lost four of its last five games and is 0-5 on the road this season.

Leaders

UC Riverside PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
D. Martin 21 0 3 3 1 0
D. Elkaz 12 0 1 2 0 0
Valparaiso PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
D. Sackey 0 0 4 4 1 0
D. Smits 18 0 0 6 0 1

Team Comparison

UCRiv Valpa
Points For 73 82
Field Goals 26/59-44% 33/55-60%
Three Pointers 10/23-43% 9/18-50%
Free Throws 11/13-85% 7/10-70%
Offensive Rebounds 9 8
Defensive Rebounds 15 24
Rebounds 25 37
Blocks 2 1
Steals 6 2
Turnovers 8 10
Personal Fouls 13 11
Technical Fouls 0 1
Ejections 0 0

2018-2019 Regular Season - Valpa Leads Series 1-0

Date Result Away Pts Ldr Home Pts Ldr
Sun Dec 2 UCRiv 73 @ Valpa 82 D. Pickett 5 J. Kiser 2

Game Information

Stadium: Athletics-Recreation Center, Valparaiso, Indiana
Attendance: 2,112
Game Time: