NCAA Tournament Preview: Michigan State vs. Valparaiso
The Brandon Wood Bowl, where Michigan State will take on the team Brandon Wood transferred from when he came to MSU. Wood who is playing professional in Hungary will not be able to make the game, but his father will be in attendance. Wood was also...
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Michigan States NCAA tournament game against Valparaiso on Thursday (12:15 p.m. EDT tip-off) will seem as if its being played inside-out at times.
Spartans power forward Adreian Payne (6-foot-10, 240 pounds) will be defending Crusaders forward Ryan Broekhoff (6-7, 215) out beyond the 3-point arc much of the time.
Broekhoff, an Australian, averages six 3...
Valparaiso Ryan Broekhoff sent the Crusaders to the Horizon League Finals after this game-winning shot. Down two points with 6.3 seconds left, Broekhoff hits this three pointer as time expired.
Head coach, Bryce Drew, who is best known for his game-winning shot against Ole Miss in the NCAA tournament (seen below), flailed on the ground after the shot went in.
Valpo plays Wright...
Ryan Broekhoff made a desperation 3-pointer as time expired Saturday, giving Valparaiso a 70-69 victory over Green Bay and a berth in the Horizon League tournament final.
Valparaiso had pulled within 68-67 on Matt Kenney's 3-pointer with 7 seconds left. After Green Bay's Alec Brown made a free throw, Broekhoff threw up a shot from the right wing while he was falling down...
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March 09, 2013
Valparaiso got crazy clutch tonight, beating rival Green Bay on a last-second buzzer beater that will send the Crusaders to the Horizon League title game.
Not only was the shot by Ryan Broekhoff sweet, but Valpo coach Bryce Drew had an AMAZING reaction. Take a look:
I really hope Bryce Drew flopping around on the court will not get lost with all the attention on the shot.
Ryan Broekhoff scored 15 points, including three 3-pointers, to help Valparaiso cruise to a 67-46 victory over Chicago State on Friday night in a Joe Cipriano Nebraska Classic matchup.
Kevin Van Wijk added 12 points and Bobby Capobianco had 10 points and 11 rebounds for the Crusaders (4-1), who opened the game on a 16-3 run and never trailed. Jordan Coleman scored six of his eight...
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November 23, 2012
Ryan Broekhoff scored 24 points, 18 on 3-pointers, and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Valparaiso over Cleveland State 59-41 on Thursday night.
The Crusaders (18-8, 11-3 Horizon League) hit 11 of 22 3-pointers, including 7 of 13 in the first half for their fourth straight win. Five of those seven 3's came in the first 8 minutes.
Cleveland State's Aaron Pogue made a free throw...
Ryan Broekhoff scored 26 points and Valparaiso hit 12 3-pointers en route to a 78-73 comeback victory over Detroit on Thursday night.
VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) -- Ryan Broekhoff scored 26 points and Valparaiso hit 12 3-pointers en route to a 78-73 comeback victory over Detroit on Thursday night.
Broekhoff hit all six of his 3-point attempts and was 8 of 9 overall from the floor as the Crusaders (16-8, 9-3 Horizon) rallied from a 10-point second-half deficit.
Valparaiso battled back to take a 64-62 lead on Van Broekhoff...
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Ryan Broekhoff scored 19 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Valparaiso handed Northern Illinois its 11th straight loss in a 59-48 decision Tuesday night.
Will Bogan added 18 points and Erik Buggs had six assists for the Crusaders (8-4).
Abdel Nader scored 12 points and Keith Gray had nine points and seven rebounds for the Huskies (0-11).
Northern Illinois led 28-25 at halftime...
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December 20, 2011