Scores

Final

S Illinois 68

(7-7, 0-3 MVC)

Evansville 85

(9-6, 2-1 MVC)

    9:00 PM ET, January 5, 2013

    Ford Center, Evansville, Indiana

    1 2 T
    SIU 31 3768
    EVAN 37 4885

    Top Performers

    Southern Illinois: J. Early 18 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Stl

    Evansville: C. Ryan 26 Pts, 6 Reb, 6 Ast

    Evansville 85, S. Illinois 68

    Associated Press

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. -- Evansville got 26 points from Colt Ryan and had an overall strong shooting effort on Saturday night, earning an 85-68 victory over Southern Illinois.

    Evansville (9-6, 2-1 Missouri Valley) shot 57.7 from the floor, 50 percent from 3-point range (9 of 18) and 88.9 percent from the free-throw line (16 of 18).

    Ryan hit three 3-pointers and dished out six assists.

    Ned Cox scored 17 points, including five 3-pointers, and Lewis Jones had 11 points. Troy Taylor had an effective all-around game with 10 points, seven rebounds and six assists.

    Jeff Early scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to pace Southern Illinois (7-7, 0-3). Anthony Beane scored 15 points and Desmar Jackson had 10.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SIU
    EVAN
    Points 68 85
    FG Made-Attempted 26-51 (.510) 30-52 (.577)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-11 (.182) 9-18 (.500)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-21 (.667) 16-18 (.889)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 23

    2012-13 Season

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