Latest Evansville Purple Aces men's basketball News

Valparaiso beats Evansville 58-55 in MVC tourney

Mar. 6, 2020 12:27 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Donovan Clay posted 16 points and seven rebounds as Valparaiso edged past Evansville 58-55 in the first round of the Missouri Valley Conference Tourney on Thursday night. John Kiser's dunk for the Crusaders with four seconds left capped the scoring. Ben Krikke had 10 points for Valparaiso...

Jacksonville St. downs Tennessee Tech, readies for tourney

Feb. 29, 2020 11:17 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Kayne Henry scored 19 points with 12 rebounds and his two foul shots with 15 seconds left served as the game winning points in Jacksonville State's 75-71 win over Tennessee Tech on Saturday. The Gamecocks enter the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament as the No. 7-seed and will play...

Horne scores 24 to lead Illinois State past Evansville 71-60

Feb. 29, 2020 5:24 PM EST

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — DJ Horne had a career-high 24 points as Illinois State ended its 11-game road losing streak, topping Evansville 71-60 on Saturday in a regular-season finale. Jaycee Hillsman had 13 points for Illinois State (10-20, 5-13 Missouri Valley Conference). Ricky Torres added six rebounds....

Green scores 21 to carry Northern Iowa past Evansville 84-64

Feb. 26, 2020 10:40 PM EST

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — AJ Green had 21 points as Northern Iowa extended its home winning streak to 16 games, beating Evansville 84-64 on Wednesday night. Trae Berhow had 16 points and seven rebounds for Northern Iowa (24-5, 13-4 Missouri Valley Conference). Isaiah Brown added 12 points. Noah Carter had...

Indiana State sends Evansville to 16th straight loss

Feb. 23, 2020 5:42 PM EST

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Christian Williams had 16 points as Indiana State defeated Evansville 64-62 on Sunday, sending the Purple Aces to their 16th consecutive loss. Tyreke Key had 12 points and six rebounds for Indiana State (16-11, 9-7 Missouri Valley Conference). Jordan Barnes added 10 points....

Southern Illinois stymie Evansville in 2nd half, win 70-53

Feb. 20, 2020 10:50 PM EST

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Marcus Domask had 19 points as Southern Illinois got past Evansville 70-53 on Thursday night. Eric McGill added 18 points for the Salukis, while Lance Jones chipped in 15. Evansville scored a season-low 16 points in the second half. K.J. Riley had 10 points for the Purple Aces...

Drake continues Evansville's MVC plight in 85-80 win

Feb. 16, 2020 6:24 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Anthony Murphy posted career highs scoring 20 points and grabbing 13 rebounds and Drake beat Evansville 85-80 on Sunday. Evansville led 40-34 at halftime before Drake (17-10, 7-7 Missouri Valley Conference) started the second half with a 13-0 run and never trailed again. Sam...

Williamson leads Loyola of Chicago past Evansville 73-66

Feb. 12, 2020 9:52 PM EST

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Lucas Williamson had 20 points as Loyola of Chicago closed the game with a 12-4 run to beat Evansville 73-66 on Wednesday night, the 13th-straight loss for the Purple Aces. Cameron Krutwig added 14 points for the Ramblers (17-9, 9-4 Missouri Valley Conference), Keith Clemons had 12...

Bradley ends two-game skid; Evansville loses 12th-straight

Feb. 9, 2020 6:24 PM EST

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Darrell Brown had 22 points as Bradley defeated Evansville 69-58 on Sunday. Elijah Childs had 19 points and 11 rebounds for Bradley (16-9, 7-5 Missouri Valley Conference). Koch Bar added 11 rebounds. Evan Kuhlman had 13 points and nine rebounds for the Purple Aces (9-16, 0-12), who have...

Jones takes over to lead S. Illinois past Evansville in OT

Feb. 5, 2020 9:19 PM EST

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Lance Jones scored five of his 15 points in the final 39 seconds of overtime and Southern Illinois kept Evansville winless in the Missouri Valley Conference with a 64-60 win Wednesday night. Jawaun Newton buried a 3-pointer with 51 seconds left to give the Purple Aces their last...