EVANSVILLE, Ind. -- Colt Ryan had 13 points and seven assists, Ned Cox had 11 points and Jaylon Moore chipped in 10 and Evansville used a first-half offensive explosion to cruise past Alabama A&M 72-46 on Monday night.
Evansville (4-2) shot 45.2 percent from the field to outscore the Bulldogs 38-21 in the first half.
The Purple Aces trailed 6-3 after Justan Banks tipped in a missed lay-up, but after Moore hit a lay-up of his own to give Evansville a 7-6 lead with 13:33 remaining in the first half, the Purple Aces went on a 31-15 run to close out the period and put the Bulldogs away early.
Evansville led by as many as 39 when Adam Wing scored a lay-up with 7:57 to play to give his team a 65-26 lead, completing a 58-20 run between the two halves.
Brandon Ellis scored 12 points and had seven rebounds to lead Alabama A&M (2-3).
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.
Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku, who recently underwent a medical procedure to correct a heart rhythm issue detected during the combine, will keep his name in the NBA draft pool.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.