Evansville 54, Illinois State 47

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- Matt Webster scored 15 and Jason
Holsinger 13 to lead Evansville over Illinois State 54-47 Saturday

Nedu Onyeuku and Khalif Ford each had 10 for Illinois State
(8-13, 3-10 Missouri Valley), which finished 17-of-47 from the

The Purple Aces (6-15, 2-11) outscored the Redbirds 30-18 in the
first half, when they outshot Illinois State 44 percent to 33.3
percent from the field.

Evansville shot 41.7 percent (20-of-48) for the game, while the
Redbirds finished with 36.2 percent.

The Purple Aces led throughout.

The Redbirds went 7-of-8 from the line, while Evansville shot