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11/18/2012 5:13 PM EST
Van Wijk, Valparaiso top Kent State 88-83 in OT
VALPARAISO 88, KENT ST 83
KENT, Ohio (AP) -- Kevin Van Wijk netted a career-high 25 points,
including a last-second tip-in to ensure overtime, as Valparaiso
topped Kent State 88-83 Saturday in a nonconference showdown.
The Crusaders (3-1), who led by nine with 10:48 to play, were
down 75-72 with seven seconds left after Chris Evans hit a pair
of free throws for the Golden Flashes (2-2).
Kent State fouled Erik Buggs with four seconds left, and Buggs
hit the first but missed the second of his two shots. Van Wijk
tipped in the rebound off Buggs' miss, though, sending the game
Backed by five points from Buggs, Valparaiso opened overtime on
a 7-0 run en route to the win. Buggs finished with 15 points.
Randal Holt netted 20 for Kent State, and passed Nate Meers for
fifth on the Golden Flashes' all-time leaderboard for
3-pointers, draining three 3s to give him 168 for his career.
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