Scores

Final

Drake 57

(9-3, 0-1 MVC)

Evansville 78

(9-4, 2-0 MVC)

    8:05 PM ET, December 28, 2006

    Roberts Stadium, Evansville, Indiana

    1 2 T
    DRKE 31 2657
    EVAN 36 4278

    Top Performers

    Drake: K. Korver 17 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Evansville: M. Webster 26 Pts, 9 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Evansville 78, Drake 57

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- Matt Webster scored 26 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Evansville to a 78-57 win over Drake on Thursday.

    Kyle Anslinger added 17 points as the Purple Aces (9-4, 2-0 Missouri Valley Conference) won their seventh consecutive home game.

    Klayton Korver led Drake (9-3, 0-1) with 17 points on 6-of-9 shooting as the Bulldogs had their eight-game winning streak snapped.

    Evansville led 36-31 at halftime and never trailed in the second half.

    Webster scored 14 of his points in the second half and had 10 points during a 23-10 Evansville run over the final 9:15. The Aces took a 24-point lead on a free throw from Anslinger with 3:14 remaining.

    In the second half, Evansville shot 13-of-19 (68 percent) from the floor and held the Bulldogs to 8-of-33 (24 percent) shooting.

    Drake's Ajay Calvin, the Missouri Valley's leading scorer at 19.1 points a game, was held to seven points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    DRKE
    EVAN
    Points 57 78
    FG Made-Attempted 20-59 (.339) 25-48 (.521)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-26 (.231) 11-24 (.458)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-14 (.786) 17-22 (.773)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 24

    2006-07 Season

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