University of Toledo basketball player Sophie Reecher (43) drives between Valparaiso University players Sharon Karungi (33) and Lexi Miller (21) during the first today.
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Valparaiso University came through down the stretch to defeat the University of Toledo 63-61 on Saturday in the finale of the second annual Toledo Invitational at Savage Hall.
Valpo's Sharon Karungi grabbed an offensive rebound and put it back with 3.1 seconds left to break a score tied at 61-61.
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A desperation shot attempt from halfcourt by the Rockets just before the final second ticked away was off the mark as time expired.
Janelle Reed-Lewis scored 12 points for the Rockets.
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