Fayne lifts Illinois St. past Evansville 65-60
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Phil Fayne had 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead Illinois State to a 65-60 win over Evansville in the first round of the Missouri Valley Conference Tourney on Thursday...
VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — John Hall scored at the basket and Noah Frederking added a free throw in the final seconds to preserve Evansville's 65-63 win over Valparaiso in the Missouri Valley...
Evansville looks to end streak vs Valpo
Evansville (10-20, 4-13) vs. Valparaiso (14-16, 7-10)
Athletics-Recreation Center, Valparaiso, Indiana; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Valparaiso looks to extend Evansville's...
Fletcher carries S. Illinois over Evansville 98-91
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Armon Fletcher matched his career high with 34 points as Southern Illinois topped Evansville 98-91 on Wednesday night.
Evansville looks to end streak vs S. Illinois
Southern Illinois (15-14, 8-8) vs. Evansville (10-19, 4-12)
Ford Center, Evansville, Indiana; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Southern Illinois looks to extend Evansville's...
Childs leads Bradley over Evansville 63-61
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Elijah Childs had 13 points and 13 rebounds to carry Bradley to a 63-61 win over Evansville on Saturday.
Darrell Brown had 19 points for Bradley (16-13, 8-8 Missouri...
Evansville looks to end streak vs Bradley
Evansville (10-18, 4-11) vs. Bradley (15-13, 7-8)
Carver Arena, Peoria, Illinois; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Bradley looks to extend Evansville's conference losing streak to six...
Townes carries Loyola of Chicago past Evansville 70-58
CHICAGO (AP) — Marques Townes had 21 points as Loyola of Chicago defeated Evansville 70-58 on Wednesday night.
Cameron Krutwig had 18 points and three assists for Loyola of Chicago (17-11,...
Green scores 21 to lift N Iowa past Evansville 73-58
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — AJ Green had 21 points as Northern Iowa beat Evansville 73-58 on Sunday.
Trae Berhow had 14 points and 11 rebounds for Northern Iowa (12-15, 7-7 Missouri Valley Conference), which ended its five-game road losing streak. Spencer Haldeman added 14 points. Wyatt Lohaus had 11 points and eight rebounds for the visitors.
Da Silva leads Missouri State over Evansville 68-56
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Tulio Da Silva scored 17 points as Missouri State topped Evansville 68-56 on Wednesday night. Ryan Kreklow and Jarred Dixon added 15 points each for the Bears.
Marty Hill had 15 points for the Purple Aces (10-16, 4-9 Missouri Valley Conference). K.J. Riley added 10 points.
Pippen, Cook carry S. Illinois over Evansville 78-73
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Kavion Pippen had 18 points to lead five Southern Illinois players in double figures as the Salukis narrowly defeated Evansville 78-73 on Saturday night.
Aaron Cook added 15 points for the Salukis. Sean Lloyd Jr. chipped in 14, Armon Fletcher scored 13 and Eric McGill had 12. Cook also had seven assists for the Salukis, while Lloyd posted eight rebounds.
Neese scores 18, Indiana State beats Evansville 85-62
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Cooper Neese made his first four 3-point attempts and scored a career-high 18 points to help Indiana State beat Evansville 85-62 on Wednesday night.
The Sycamores (12-11, 4-7 Missouri Valley Conference) opened the game on a 13-3 run, led 39-17 at halftime and extended to their largest lead at 72-41 with 8:05 to play.
Evansville finishes strong to beat Valparaiso 64-53
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Marty Hill had 14 points to go with six rebounds as Evansville took control in the second half to beat Valparaiso 64-53 on Saturday afternoon to halt a four-game skid.
McGlynn helps Drake pull away early, beat Evansville 78-66
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Nick McGlynn has 20 points and 10 rebounds and Drake pulled away early in the second half for a 78-66 victory over Evansville on Wednesday night.
McGlynn collected his fifth 20-point game and fourth double-double of the season. Tremell Murphy, D.J. Wilkins, and Garrett Sturtz added 11 points apiece, and Noah Thomas chipped in 10 for Drake (15-5, 4-3 Missouri Valley Conference). The Bulldogs have won three of its last four games and improved to 9-1 at home.
Riley helps Evansville defeat Loyola-Chicago 67-48
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — K.J. Riley scored 15 points and made seven assists as Evansville defeated Loyola-Chicago 67-48 Tuesday night, holding the Ramblers to 37-percent shooting and a single 3-point basket.
Evansville, meanwhile, was shooting at a 53-percent clip, finishing at 27 of 51 from the floor with eight 3-pointers in 19 tries from behind the arc.
Phil Fayne leads Illinois State over Evansville 58-48
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — Phil Fayne scored 16 of his 20 points in the second half to help Illinois State pull away and beat Evansville 58-46 on Saturday.
Fayne's layup with 3:51 to play put him over 1,000 points in his career. Milik Yarbrough added 13 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists for Illinois State (8-7, 1-1 Missouri Valley Conference). Zach Copeland chipped in with 11 points and Keyshawn Evans added nine points on three 3-pointers.
Riley, Hill lead Evansville past Drake in 2OTs
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — K.J. Riley scored 25 points, Marty Hill added 24 points and Evansville outlasted Drake 82-77 in double overtime in a Missouri Valley Conference opener on Wednesday night.
Evansville quickly built a five-point lead in the second overtime when Riley made a layup and Hill hit a 3-pointer. The lead reached eight on a layup by Hill with 2 minutes to go and Drake got no closer than the final margin.
Riley sparks Evansville past Green Bay 80-75
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — K.J. Riley sank 12 of 14 free throws, scoring 24 points and grabbing seven rebounds, to help Evansville hold off Green Bay 80-75 on Saturday.
Marty Hill added 12 points for the Purple Aces (6-6), who snapped a two-game skid.
Kameron Hankerson scored 12 of his team-high 18 points in the first half to guide the Phoenix (6-7) to a 37-35 halftime lead. Neither team led by more than four points in the opening half.
Feehan scores 29, Evansville beats Ball State 89-77
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Shea Feehan poured in a career-high 29 points and all five Evansville starters scored in double figures in an 89-77 victory over Ball State on Sunday.
Chatkevicius leads Evansville past Division III Albion 65-49
EVANSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Dainius Chatkevicius scored 11 points and grabbed nine rebounds as Evansville beat Division III Albion 65-49 on Saturday.
Also finishing with 11 points for the Purple Aces (4-3) were K.J. Riley who had six rebounds, Marty Hill with five rebounds and Noah Frederking with three rebounds. John Hall led the team with 12 rebounds.
Evansville shot 38 percent from the field compared to 27 percent for Albion and had a 50-34 rebounding advantage.
Walton leads Ball State to 82-72 win over Evansville
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — K.J. Walton had 20 points, seven rebounds, three steals and two blocked shots to lead Ball State to an 82-72 victory over Evansville on Saturday afternoon.
Tahjai Teague added 17 points with eight rebounds. Kyle Mallers scored all 17 of his points in the second half. Tayler Persons chipped in nine points while dishing out nine assists for Ball State (3-3).
S Illinois holds off Evansville 65-63
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Aaron Cook scored 14 points, Armon Fletcher scored 13, including a go-ahead free throw with 25 seconds left, and Southern Illinois beat Evansville 65-63 on Wednesday night for the Purple Aces' fourth straight loss.
Simmons has 17 as Evansville gets back on winning track
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Blake Simmons had 17 points with five assists as Evansville thumped Oakland City 98-56 on Saturday to stop a two-game skid.
Evansville (6-2), had won five consecutive games to open the season before losing to Louisiana Tech and New Mexico.