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Evansville 53, Princeton 32

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- Shy Ely had 12 points and eight rebounds and Jason Holsinger scored 11 to lead Evansville to a 53-32 win over Princeton on Wednesday night.

Kavon Lacey had four assists for the Purple Aces (2-4), who outrebounded the Tigers 31-24 and scored 16 points off turnovers.

Evansville trailed only once, at 4-3 in the first quarter. The Purple Aces then took a 5-4 lead on a jumper by Holsinger and never looked back.

The Purple Aces led 29-12 at the break.

Noah Savage, with 12, was the only player in double figures for Princeton (2-6).

Evansville shot 22-of-43 overall (51.2 percent) while the Tigers managed just 13-of-39 (33.3 percent).

Evansville outscored Princeton 30-18 in the paint.