>> Horizon Conference Tournament - Valparaiso Downs Illinois-Chicago 73-63 - Match Report
Alec Peters scored 29 points for Valparaiso on Tuesday, leading them to a 73-63 victory over Illinois-Chicago at Athletics-Recreation Center.
Valparaiso earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 10.5-point spread.
LaVonte Dority had 12 points for Valparaiso and Lexus Williams chipped in with 9 points. Jubril Adekoya had 4 assists for them, while Alec Peters was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Illinois-Chicago got a 16-point performance from Marc Brown, who was supported by 14 points from Jordan Harks. Marc Brown had 2 assists in a losing cause for Illinois-Chicago, while Kelsey Barlow grabbed 9 rebounds.
Valparaiso led at halftime, 39-28.
Illinois-Chicago won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 34-33.