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Mark Madness: Horizon men's tournament at a glance

It’s that time! Here are three things you should know for the Horizon League men’s basketball tournament, which tips off Saturday:

THREE FAVORITES


VALPARAISO

  • Key question: Valpo is one of the best defensive teams in the country. Will their dominating defense dominate the Horizon League field when it counts the most?

  • Key stats: 60.8 points per game (No. 6 NCAA), 38% FG defense (No. 4 NCAA), +10.2 rebound per game margin (No. 5 NCAA).



OAKLAND

  • Key question: Can anyone slow down the high-scoring Grizzlies and dynamic guard Kay Felder?

  • Key stats: 87.3 ppg (No. 1 NCAA); Felder 24.4 ppg (No. 4 NCAA); 9.4 assists per game (No. 1 NCAA).



WRIGHT STATE


  • Key question: Can the Raiders defeat the Crusaders one more time?

  • Key stats: 2-0 vs. Valparaiso, holding Crusaders to 60.5 ppg and 39% FGs while forcing 15.5 turnovers.



THREE CONTENDERS



  • Milwaukee

  • Green Bay

  • Detroit


PROJECTED AUTOMATIC BID


VALPARAISO

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