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Missouri Valley Tournament - Valparaiso Defeats Missouri State 89-82 - Recap

Javon Freeman-Liberty scored 29 points for Valparaiso on Saturday, leading them to a 89-82 victory over Missouri State at Enterprise Center.

Valparaiso was a +4.0-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

Valparaiso got 17 points from John Kiser and another 11 points from Ben Krikke. Donovan Clay contributed 6 assists, while Javon Freeman-Liberty cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

Missouri State got 26 points from Keandre Cook in a losing cause and another 15 points from Lamont West. Isiaih Mosley contributed 3 assists for them, while Tulio Da Silva had 8 rebounds.

Valparaiso led at halftime, 40-39.

Missouri State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 36-30.