Valpo beats Loyola of Chicago 71-47

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VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP)—Howard Little scored 17 points and Valparaiso coach Homer Drew got his 600th career win, a 71-47 romp over Loyola of Chicago on Friday night in the Horizon League.

Valparaiso (7-18, 4-10) scored the first five points and never trailed. The Crusaders led by as many as 25 with 1:07 left in the second half.

Michael Rogers scored 12 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for Valpo, which led 33-19 at the break. The Crusaders shot 51 percent from the field, while the Ramblers managed just 32 percent.

Jordan Hicks scored 11 and Darrin Williams 10 for Loyola (12-15, 4-11), which lost the rebound battle 37-30.

Valpo scored 18 points off turnovers and 27 points off the bench.

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 Loyola Chicago
Darrin Williams Darrin Williams
3-5,  10 Pts
5 Rebs, 1 Assists
 Valparaiso
Howard Little Howard Little
5-9,  17 Pts
5 Rebs, 0 Assists

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