Scores

Final

Valparaiso 64

(3-5, 2-3 away)

Evansville 69

(5-3, 4-1 home)

    8:05 PM ET, December 5, 2006

    Roberts Stadium, Evansville, Indiana

    1 2 T
    VALP 29 3564
    EVAN 26 4369

    Top Performers

    Valparaiso: B. McPherson 20 Pts, 1 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Evansville: M. Webster 30 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Evansville 69, Valparaiso 64

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- Matt Webster scored 30 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead Evansville to a 69-64 win over Valparaiso on Tuesday night.

    Jason Holsinger added eight points and nine assists for the Aces (5-3).

    Webster was 15-of-16 from the free-throw line and Evansville had 33 free throw attempts compared to Valparaiso's nine.

    Brandon McPherson scored 18 points on 7-of-8 shooting for Valparaiso (3-5).

    Evansville trailed 29-26 at halftime and shot just 30 percent in the first half. The Aces hit 19-of-24 free throws in the second half and went on an 11-6 run over the final 4:03 to secure the victory.

    The Crusaders lost their fifth straight game despite shooting 25-of-49 (51 percent) from the floor and outrebounding the Aces 34-31.

    Valparaiso had 24 turnovers, which Evansville turned into 31 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    VALP
    EVAN
    Points 64 69
    FG Made-Attempted 25-49 (.510) 20-53 (.377)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-18 (.389) 5-12 (.417)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-9 (.778) 24-32 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 8 8

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