ST. LOUIS – In his final game wearing a University of Evansville uniform, senior K.J. Riley led the Purple Aces with 17 points as Valparaiso advanced to the quarterfinals of the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Tournament with a 58-55 win on Thursday evening inside the Enterprise Center. Box Score (PDF) "Hard fought game, it is an example of what these guys have shown since I have been here. They just keep fighting," UE head men's basketball coach Todd Lickliter exclaimed following the game. "Does it build character? No, it reveals character.