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<br /> MEN’S<br /> BASKETBALL 2010-2011<br /> MEN’S BASKETBALL QUICK FACTS<br /> General Information<br /> Name of School: Valparaiso University<br /> City/Zip: Valparaiso, Ind. 46383<br /> Founded: 1859<br /> Enrollment: 3,980<br /> Nickname: Crusaders<br /> School Colors: Brown and Gold<br /> Home Field (Capacity):<br /> Athletics-Recreation Center (5,000)<br /> Press Row Phone: 219.548.1502<br /> Affiliation: NCAA Division I<br /> Conference: Horizon League<br /> President: Mark Heckler<br /> Athletics Director: Mark LaBarbera<br /> Senior Woman Administrator: Jennifer Samble<br /> Athletics Department Phone: 219.464.6894<br /> Ticket Office Phone: 219.464.5233<br /> Website: valpoathletics.com<br /> 2<br /> History<br /> First year of program: 1917-1918<br /> All-time record: 1172-1117 (93 seasons)<br /> NCAA Tournament Appearance: 7<br /> Last NCAA Tournament Appearance: 2004<br /> Result: L 76-49 to Gonzaga - 1st round, West Regional<br /><a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=1"> MEN’S BASKETBALL 2010-2011</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=2"> MEN’S BASKETBALL QUICK FACTS General Informatio</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=3"> Coaching Staff Head Coach: Dr. Homer Drew – 22nd </a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=4"> VALPARAISO UNIVERSITY The Valpo Experience The </a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=5"> Quality Academics Learning is a way of life at Va</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=6"> VALPARAISO UNIVERSITY A Vibrant Community With </a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=7"> Valparaiso, the City The city of Valparaiso, with</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=8"> VALPARAISO UNIVERSITY History Valparaiso Univer</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=9"> President Mark A. Heckler President Mark A. Heckl</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=10"> VALPO ATHLETICS Champions in Competition Since t</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=11"> Pictured: The 1998-1999 Crusader team captured th</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=12"> VALPO ATHLETICS Pictured left to right: Linds</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=13"> Pictured: Ryan Broekho ff</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=14"> VALPO ATHLETICS </a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=15"> Pictured: Howard Little, Brandon Wood and Erik Bu</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=16"> HALL OF FAME </a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=17"> Casey Schmidt Class of 2008 Basketball (1992-1994</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=18"> ATHLETICS STAFF DIRECTORY Director of Athletics </a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=19"> Administrative Staff Jennifer Samble Associate Di</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=20"> VALPO SPIRIT Alma Mater Hail to the Brown and Go</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=21"> </a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=22"> VALPO’S CHAMPIONSHIP TRADITION The Crusaders </a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=23"> Pictured: Ron Howard playing defense in the 2004 </a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=24"> 1997-1998 CRUSADERS: A MAGICAL RUN 24 The 1997-1</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=25"> Pictured: The Crusaders celebrate after winning t</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=26"> 26 VALPO’S INTERNATIONAL TRADITION The Crusad</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=27"> 24 INTERNATIONAL PLAYERS FROM 16 DIFFERE</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=28"> 28 TAKING ON THE BEST Valparaiso consistently</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=29"> Pictured: Shawn Huff at #1 North Carolina in Dece</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=30"> CRUSADERS IN THE PROS The Crusader tradition i</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=31"> 32 PLAYERS TO THE PROS IN THE LAST 17 YEARS Anth</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=32"> 32 2010-2011 OPPONENTS CRUSADERS APPEAR LIVE NAT</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=33"> Pictured: Valpo’s game against North Carolina fro</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=34"> CRUSADERS TRAVEL TO CANCUN The Valparaiso men’</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=35"> Pictured: The Crusaders went 4-0 in Cancun.</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=36"> 20100-2-021011M1EON’PSPBOASNKETNBTASLL SCHEDULE D</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=37"> Date Opponent </a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=38"> 2010-2011 OPPONENTS Ball State </a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=39"> Northern Colorado Oak</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=40"> 2010-2011 ROSTER Name Pos. H</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=41"> Pictured: Matt Kenney</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=42"> 2010-2011 SEASON PREVIEW The piece</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=43"> Pictured: Cory Johnson</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=44"> BASKETBALL COACHES Homer Drew Head Coach, 22nd se</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=45"> Drew’s Head Coaching File Year </a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=46"> BASKETBALL COACHES DIVISION I ACTIVE WINS LEADER</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=47"> Pictured: Homer Drew</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=48"> BASKETBALL COACHES Bryce Drew Associate Head Coa</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=49"> </a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=50"> BASKETBALL COACHES Luke Gore Assistant Coach, 9th</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=51"> Chris Sparks Assistant Coach, 4th season View Com</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=52"> BASKETBALL COACHES Jake Diebler Director of Baske</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=53"> Migel Nunnery Director of Community Relations, 1s</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=54"> MEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM #4 Cory Johnson 6-7 * 235 l</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=55"> #14 Howard Little 6-3 * 210 lbs. Senior * Guard C</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=56"> MEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM #1 Michael Rogers 6-6 * 230</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=57"> #11 Nick Shelton 5-11 * 150 lbs. Junior * Guard F</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=58"> MEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM #5 Cameron Witt 6-8 * 220 l</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=59"> #32 Brandon Wood 6-2 * 185 lbs. Senior/Junior * G</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=60"> MEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM #45 Ryan Broekhoff 6-6 * 20</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=61"> #15 Erik Buggs 5-10 * 165 lbs. Junior/Sophomore *</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=62"> MEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM #23 Matt Kenney 6-3 * 210 l</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=63"> #20 Tommy Kurth 6-1 * 180 lbs. Sophomore * Guard </a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=64"> MEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM #3 Hrvoje Vucic 7-1 * 240 l</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=65"> #22 Jay Harris 6-1 * 155 lbs. Freshman * Guard Au</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=66"> 2009-2010 SEASON REVIEW 66 Valparaiso won 15 gam</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=67"> Caption: Erik Buggs</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=68"> 68 VALPO’S All-AMERICANS The Crusaders have had</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=69"> RECORD BOOK Raitis Grafs (1999-2003) • </a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=70"> RHEISCTORDY BOOK The Valparaiso men’s basketball</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=71"> HISTORY Pictured: The 1944-1945 Crusader </a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=72"> FACILITIES Athletics-Recreation Center </a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=73"> Valpo at the ARC since 1993 Year </a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=74"> FACILITIES Pictured: Homer Drew talks to </a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=75"> Hilltop Gymnasium Pictured: Hilltop G</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=76"> FACILITIES any player while they’re off the cour</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 77" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=77"> Sports Medicine The athletic training room, locat</a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 78" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=78"> THE HORIZON LEAGUE What is the Horizon League? </a> <a title="Mens_basketball_12-07.pdf page 79" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec5fd42f?page=79"> </a>