Rogers has 23 in Valpo’s 87-56 win over Marian
VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP)—Michael Rogers scored 17 of his 23 points in the first half Saturday night, leading Valparaiso to an 87-56 exhibition victory over Marian.
Marian, an NAIA school in Indianapolis, stayed close early in the game, but Erik Buggs had 4 points during an 11-0 run that put the game out of reach.
The Crusaders built a 28-11 lead to 43-21 at halftime and continued pulling away in the second period.
Cameron Witt added 16 points and Buggs finished with 13 for Valpo. Marian, which gave up 35 points on 23 turnovers, was led by Alex Sylvester with 16.