UCF Routs Valparaiso 90-62 Tristan Spurlock scored 22 points and reserve guard Brandon Goodwin added 12 as the University of Central Florida routed Valparaiso 90-62 in the finals of the Jackson Hewitt Holiday Classic.
3rd-Seeded Michigan State Beats No. 14 Valpo 65-54Derrick Nix got a pass down low, backed up his beefy body to put an opponent on his back and scored. For much of Michigan State's NCAA tournament-opening win, it was as easy as giving Nix the ball and getting out of his way.
Miami Hurricanes Top Valparaiso In NIT Opening Round, 66-50Rion Brown scored 18 points to lead Miami to a 66-50 win over Valparaiso on Wednesday night in the opening round of the NIT.