Wright State vs. Valparaiso: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Wright State vs. Valparaiso: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Wright State 54
(21-12, 10-7 away)
Valparaiso 62
(26-7, 16-2 home)
Venue: Athletics-Recreation Center
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, March 12, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Wright State 25 29 54
Valparaiso 36 26 62
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Wright State R Arceneaux 14 T Sledge 4 T Sledge 2
Valparaiso E Buggs 22 K Van Wijk 10 E Buggs 3

On Tuesday, Mar. 12, Wright State lost to Valparaiso 62-54 in the Horizon championship game. With the loss, the Raiders stay winless against Valparaiso this season at 0-3. Wright State (21-12) finished the regular season third in the Horizon with a 10-6 record. The journey for Wright State to the Horizon championship game went through Youngstown State (66-59) and Detroit (56-54). The Raiders were paced by Tavares Sledge, who put up seven points and four rebounds. Reggie Arceneaux had a team-high 14 points. Erik Buggs got a career-high 22 points and three assists for the Crusaders. Valparaiso (26-7) finished the regular season first in the Horizon with a 13-3 record. In reaching the conference championship, they got the best of Green Bay (70-69).

Wright State Game Notes

  • The Raiders have lost 83 percent of the time this season (1-5) after having a field goal percentage of 38.9 percent or worse.
  • The bench recorded more points (31) than the starters (23).
  • Reggie Arceneaux has led the team in scoring in seven out of 33 games this season.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for Kendall Griffin.
  • Kendall Griffin had a career high with a 100 percent field goal percentage.
  • This was the first foul out of the season for AJ Pacher.

Valparaiso Game Notes

  • Erik Buggs accounted for 35.4 percent of the team's points.
  • Kevin Van Wijk accounted for 31.2 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Kevin Van Wijk has led the team in rebounding 10 times in 33 games this season.
  • This marks the first 20-point game of Erik Buggs's career.
  • Erik Buggs set career highs with 22 points and nine field goals made.
  • Kevin Van Wijk recorded the fifth double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Kevin Van Wijk recorded a double-double. It was his second this season and fourth of his career.
  • Kevin Van Wijk set a career high with a 100 percent field goal percentage.
WSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+Tavares Sledge22742100
BR. Arceneaux341410300
C+AJ Pacher16721002
CMatt Vest23521111
CJerran Young25720211
CKendall Griffin25422302
CJoe Bramanti11041202
CJT Yoho19420100
C-Miles Dixon25621104
Valpo PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AErik Buggs362223405
B+Kevin Van Wijk3210101023
BWill Bogan331420202
C+Ryan Broekhoff37753115
C-Ben Boggs10210000
-B. Capobianco8210001
D+Matt Kenney33232116
DLaVonte Dority11310003

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