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Detroit Vs. Valparaiso, Horizon League 2012 Championship Game Time, TV Schedule And More

An NCAA Tournament bid will be on the line Tuesday when Detroit takes on Valparaiso in the Horizon League championship.

The game tips at 9 ET and will air on ESPN.

The Titans are coming off a 63-58 win over Cleveland State in the semifinals. Detroit led by six at halftime and by as many as 11 in the second half but had to hold on down the stretch. CSU tied it at 49 with three minutes to play before Detroit regained the lead and salted away the win.

Valpo, meanwhile, is coming off a 19-point win over two-time defending Horizon champion Butler. Valpo led by seven at halftime and extended its lead in the second half.

Detroit is 0-2 this season against Valparaiso, which won the Horizon League regular season crown with a 14-4 conference record. Detroit dropped the first meeting 73-71. The second time around, at Valpo on Feb. 2, Detroit again led at halftime but was outscored by 14 in the second half en route to a 78-73 loss.

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