Preview: Valparaiso Crusaders

Now in rebuild mode, defending-champ Crusaders expected to drop in Horizon

Updated: October 3, 2013, 9:03 AM ET
By Jeff Nusser | ESPN Insider

LaVonte Dority #4 of the Valparaiso CrusadersMichael Hickey/Getty ImagesSenior point guard LaVonte Dority will be crucial for Valparaiso this season.

Valparaiso Crusaders

2012-13: 26-8 (13-3)
In-conference offense: 1.14 points per possession (1st)
In-conference defense: 0.99 points allowed per possession (4th)