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Broekhoff leads Valparaiso past Milwaukee 76-52

Published On: Jan 13 2013 01:57:52 AM CST
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MILWAUKEE -

Ryan Broekhoff had 26 points, 10 rebounds, and three blocked shots as Valparaiso defeated Milwaukee 76-52 Saturday.

Broekhoff hit 7 of 9 3-point attempts -- and 9 of 13 shots overall -- to help the Crusaders (13-5, 3-1 Horizon League) win their third straight game, and sixth in their last seven.

Kevin Van Wijk added 12 points, Matt Kenney had 11, and LaVonte Dority 10.

Milwaukee (4-13, 0-3) got 18 points from Paris Gulley, 14 from Demetrius Harris, and 10 from Jordan Aaron.

Valparaiso took control from the outset, taking a 12-2 lead en route to a 33-20 halftime advantage. Eight straight points to start the second half stretched the lead to 21 points and put the game out of reach.

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