Valparaiso’s Alec Peters to Miss Rest of Season

Alec Peters' college career is over. Perhaps the greatest player to ever put on a Valparaiso uniform, Peters is being shut down for the remainder of the season due to a stress fracture in his foot that had forced him to miss the past two games. Peters, named the Horizon League Player

Mid-Major Report: Monmouth Jumps Into the Top Eight for the First Time

Another superb week of college basketball. Gonzaga continues to dominate and there are a couple more teams that could make late season runs that would help boost their resumes. Here is the seventh edition of the College Pride Press Mid-Major Report... Power Rankings: Gonzaga (28-0, 16-0 WCC) Mark Few’s group continues

Mid-Major Report: Wichita State Jumps to 3 After Win Over Illinois State

This past week was the most abnormal week in mid-major conference basketball all year.  From VCU's wild win over St.Bonaventure because of a premature court storming to Wichita State's 41 point win over an evenly matched Illinois State squad.  It was an exciting week for college basketball fans everywhere.  Here

Mid-Major Report: Akron Jumps Into the Rankings for the First Time

Welcome to the fourth week of the College Pride Press Mid-Major Report. Finally, the Gonzaga Bulldogs are the number one ranked team in the land, it’s about time. Here you go folks.... Power Rankings: Gonzaga (22-0, 10-0 WCC) For the second time in program history, Gonzaga sits atop the college basketball

Mid-Major Report: Illinois State Jumps Up to #3 After Big Win Over Wichita State

College Basketball is so unpredictable. One day you’re on top of the world, the next you’re at the bottom of the totem pole. A weekend full of great games, outstanding performances and teams who surprised and disappointed. Here is the second edition of the weekly mid-major report... Power

Postgame: Crusaders Can’t Find Rhythm, Lose at Home to Oakland

Valparaiso Crusaders: 66   Oakland Grizzlies: 78 Sports are funny. One day you feel on top of the world and then the next day, nothing seems to go your way. That's exactly what happened to Valparaiso last night in the 78-66 home loss at the hands of Horizon League rival Oakland. Throughout the whole game,

Preview: Oakland vs. Valparaiso

Oakland Grizzlies vs. Valparaiso Crusaders Athletics-Recreation Center (Valparaiso, IN) Friday, January 6th at 9:00 PM ET (ESPN2) With no power five conference match-ups scheduled for Friday night, the ESPN family of networks has decided to air an epic mid-major doubleheader. First on ESPN2 at 7:00 PM ET, the Rhode Island Rams will travel to

Preview: Valparaiso vs. #6 Kentucky

Valparaiso Crusaders @ #6 Kentucky Wildcats December 7th, 2016 8 PM ET SEC Network  Valparaiso will travel to Lexington, Kentucky to play the #6 Kentucky Wildcats at the historic Rupp Arena.  The last time these teams met, in 2002, the Wildcats beat the Crusaders 83-65 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.  Both

Valpo holds on to upset #21 Rhode Island

It's been 18 years since the last time Valparaiso beat a top 25 team.  Last night, that streak was snapped.  Valpo knocked off  No.21 Rhode Island, 65-62, Tuesday night at the Atheltics-Recreation Center in Valparaiso. Alec Peters led the Crusaders with 27 points and a perfect 10-10 from the free throw

Preview: Rhode Island vs. Valparaiso

#21 Rhode Island Rams @ Valparaiso Crusaders  November 29, 2016 7 PM CT ESPN3 Tuesday night will be the first time since 2010 that a nationally ranked program has travelled to Valparaiso to play the Crusaders.  Rhode Island came into the 2016-17 season with high expectations as they returned a majority of players from

Peters’ “Flu Game” helps Valpo outlast BYU

Valparaiso Crusaders: 92  BYU Cougars: 89 If you haven't watched Valparaiso's Alec Peters play yet. You might want to start now. The Horizon League Preseason player of the year put up a game-high 26 points and 12 rebounds and hit a contested layup to put his team up three with 11.3 seconds

Preview: Valparaiso vs. BYU

BYU Cougars vs. Valparaiso Crusaders November 23, 2016 @ 11 PM CT ESPN2 While most of America will be sleeping, two heavyweight mid-majors will be going head to head to determine the winner of the MGM Grand Main Event in Las Vegas. Valparaiso (4-1) and BYU (4-0) will tip off at the

Game Preview: Valparaiso vs. #4 Oregon

  Valparaiso Crusaders vs. Oregon Ducks November 15, 2016 @ 8 PM PAC-12 Network The Valparaiso Crusaders, of the Horizon League, will travel to PAC-12 country and Eugene, Oregon to play 4th ranked Oregon Ducks. The Crusaders were conference regular season champions but ended up losing in the conference tournament semifinals which landed them

5 Reasons Valparaiso Will Win The National Championship

While missing the NCAA Tournament last year, Valparaiso had arguably one of the best seasons in school history by going 30-7 overall and 16-2 in the Horizon League. The Crusaders suffered a loss to Green Bay in the Horizon League Conference Tournament semifinals which ultimately landed them a spot in

Freshman To Watch In The 2015-2016 Season

  Ben Simmons/6’10/Forward/LSU Ben Simmons will be one of the most special and exciting basketball players to watch in Division 1 basketball. The Montverde graduate was the number one high school recruit of the 2015 class. The 6’10 forward can do it all. I am very impressed with his athleticism and his