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Final

Ball State 63

(4-3, 2-2 away)

Evansville 73

(5-1, 5-0 home)

    8:05 PM ET, December 6, 2008

    Roberts Stadium, Evansville, Indiana

    1 2 T
    BALL 26 3763
    EVAN 41 3273

    Top Performers

    Ball State: A. Newell 15 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Ast

    Evansville: J. Holsinger 18 Pts, 3 Reb, 5 Ast

    Evansville 73, Ball St. 63

    Associated Press

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. -- Jason Holsinger scored 18 points and Evansville maintained a double-digit lead from 5:11 left in the first half as the Purple Aces beat Ball State 73-63 Saturday.

    Evansville (5-1) scored seven of the game's first eight points and never trailed. The Aces reeled off seven straight points midway through the first half to go up 34-19 on Denver Holmes' jumper with 4:37 left before the break. They led 41-26 at halftime.

    Pieter van Tongeren's layup gave Evansville its biggest lead, 45-26, just over a minute into the second half, and Ball State (4-3) never came closer than the final margin.

    Anthony Newell had 15 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Cardinals. Brandon Lampley added 11 points and Malik Perry and Jarrod Jones had 10 each.

    Nate Garner and Shy Ely added 12 points each for Evansville.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    BALL
    EVAN
    Points 63 73
    FG Made-Attempted 24-51 (.471) 24-48 (.500)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-13 (.231) 3-6 (.500)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-20 (.600) 22-29 (.759)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 26 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 18

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