EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- Bradley Strickland had 24 points and 10 rebounds and Matt Webster made 3 of 4 shots from 3-point range as Evansville defeated Indiana State 76-61 Sunday night in the Missouri Valley Conference.
The Purple Aces (13-13, 6-9 MVC) never trailed. Indiana State never again got as close as three after Webster, who finished with 16, started things off with a 3-pointer. Evansville led by as many as 21 in the second half.Kyle Anslinger scored 11 for the Purple Aces, who shot 27-of-55 (49.1 percent) overall, including 9-of-22 from 3-point range.Cole Holmstrom, who finished with 19 points, was the only player in double figures for Indiana State (12-13, 5-10).The Sycamores shot 24-of-55 (43.6 percent) overall.Indiana State outscored the Purple Aces off the bench 43-14.