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LAS VEGAS - BYU was handed its first loss of the season tonight as Valparaiso beat the Cougars 92-89 at the Men Who Speak Up MGM Grand Main championship game.

Alec Peters lead all scorers with 26 points. He added 12 rebounds and three steals as he lead Crusaders to the victory.

Nick Emery had 18 points for the Cougars.

The Cougars leave Las Vegas empty handed as the head back to Provo. They take on Utah Valley University on Saturday at 4 p.m. at the Marriott Center.