Butler has landed graduate transfer Derrik Smits from Valparaiso. The 7-foot-1 center is the son of former Pacers star Rik Smits.
2019 ScheduleAll times ET
- 11/6CCIW 121-65
- 11/15L 83-71
- 11/16W 64-53
- 11/18L 69-63
- 11/21W 75-70
- 11/24L 88-76
- 11/28W 72-64
- 12/2W 82-73
- 12/4L 55-53
- 12/8W 82-79
- 12/17L 77-61
- 12/19L 71-49
- 12/29W 97-61
- 1/2W 58-56
- 1/5W 82-66
- 1/8W 61-50
- 1/12W 65-61
- 1/15L 71-54
- 1/19W 75-66
- 1/23L 70-53
- 1/26L 70-59
- 1/29L 55-54
- 2/2L 64-53
- 2/5W 69-53
- 2/10L 56-51
- 2/13L 87-82
- 2/16L 84-79
- 2/20W 55-52
- 2/23L 64-53
- 2/27L 67-42
- 3/2L 65-63
- 3/7W 77-55
- 3/8L 67-54
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Longtime coach Lute Olson and the late Rick Majerus headline the College Basketball Hall of Fame 2019 class.
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- Olson, Majerus headline college hoops HOF class
- NCAA suspends Clemson's Skara for 9 games
- Horizon League sues Valpo, MVC for exit fees
Cameron Krutwig had 18 points and three assists as Loyola-Chicago topped Valparaiso 67-54 in the Missouri Valley Conference Tourney quarterfinals on Friday.
Javon Freeman-Liberty had 17 points and seven rebounds and Markus Golder posted 18 points as Valparaiso rolled past Indiana State 77-55 in the Missouri Valley Conference Tourney first round on Thursday night.
John Hall scored at the basket and Noah Frederking added a free throw in the final seconds to preserve Evansville's 65-63 win over Valparaiso in the Missouri Valley Conference regular-season finale for both schools Saturday.
Nate Kennell had a season-high 20 points as Bradley rolled past Valparaiso 67-42 on Wednesday night.
AJ Green had 22 points as Northern Iowa beat Valparaiso 64-53 on Saturday night.
Derrik Smits scored 11 points off the bench and Valparaiso held on to beat Southern Illinois 55-52 on Wednesday night to snap a three-game skid.
Brady Ellingson had 21 points as Drake narrowly beat Valparaiso 84-79 on Saturday.
Tyreke Key had a career-high 32 points as Indiana State edged past Valparaiso 87-82 in overtime on Wednesday night.
Marques Townes had 18 points as Loyola of Chicago narrowly beat Valparaiso 56-51 on Sunday.
Freshman Javon Freeman scored a career-high 27 points on 11-of-13 shooting and Valparaiso upset Illinois State 69-53 on Tuesday night.
Marty Hill had 14 points to go with six rebounds as Evansville took control in the second half to beat Valparaiso 64-53 on Saturday afternoon to halt a four-game skid.
Keandre Cook made two free throws in the final seconds of overtime to give Missouri State a 55-54 victory over Valparaiso on Tuesday night.
Freshman D.J. Wilkins had a season-high 20 points -- his 10th consecutive game scoring in double figures -- to help Drake beat Valparaiso 70-59 on Saturday night and extend its win streak to four games.
Tyreke Key scored 22 points with four of Indiana State's six 3-pointers, freshman Cooper Neese added 14 and the Sycamores beat Valparaiso 70-53 on Wednesday night.
Derrik Smits finished with 21 points and 11 rebounds for his third double-double of the season and Valparaiso turned back Northern Iowa 75-66 on Saturday.
Aher Uguak, Cameron Krutwig and Cooper Kaifes each scored 12 points and Loyola-Chicago beat Valparaiso 71-54 on Tuesday night.
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Valpo coach Matt Lottich talks with Mitch Holthus and Malcolm Huckaby at practice ahead of tonight's 10:00 pm ET game vs Illinois State on ESPN2. Schools have not played each other since 1981.
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Illinois State forward Malik Yarbrough talks to Malcom Huckaby at practice ahead of tonight's 10:00 pm ET game vs Valpo on ESPN2. Schools have not played each other since 1981.
The NCAA has suspended Clemson's David Skara nine games for an infraction the school says happened when the forward was at Valparaiso before transferring.
With Valparaiso jumping to the Missouri Valley Conference, the Crusaders' old conference, the Horizon League, has failed a lawsuit seeking $500,000 in exit fees.