UT women fall in Toledo Invitational 63-61

12/7/2013
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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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University of Toledo basketball player Sophie Reecher (43) drives between Valparaiso University players Sharon Karungi (33) and Lexi Miller (21)  during the first today.
University of Toledo basketball player Sophie Reecher (43) drives between Valparaiso University players Sharon Karungi (33) and Lexi Miller (21) during the first today.

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.