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Valparaiso beats North Park 113-50

Sunday - 11/10/2013, 8:40pm  ET

VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) -- LaVonte Dority had a career-high 21 points in just 17 minutes on Sunday to lead Valparaiso over North Park 113-50.

Dority was 7 of 8 from the field and 5 of 6 from the 3-point line. The Crusaders (2-0) finished 12-of-18 3-point shooting as a team.

Eleven Crusaders were on the floor for at least 15 minutes, and each of them scored.

Valpo's 63-point margin of victory trailed only a 70-point win over IU-South Bend in November of 2005 since its move to Division I. The 113 points were the most since a 118-83 victory against Chicago State in March of 1996.

The Crusaders shot 70.2 percent from the floor (40 of 57) and held North Park to just 27.9 percent (17 of 61).

Juwan Henry led North Park with 18 points, and Aaron Weaver added 13 points.


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