Scores

Final

Wichita State 52

(11-13, 5-8 MVC)

Evansville 61

(15-8, 7-6 MVC)

8:05 PM ET, February 7, 2009

Roberts Stadium, Evansville, Indiana

1 2 T
WICH 23 2952
EVAN 28 3361

Top Performers

Wichita State: J. Durley 10 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Blk

Evansville: J. Holsinger 21 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

Evansville 61, Wichita St. 52

Associated Press

EVANSVILLE, Ind. -- Jason Holsinger scored 22 points, and Evansville defeated Wichita State 61-52 on Saturday night.

Holsinger made 5 of 6 3-pointers, including his first five attempts. Shy Ely scored added 15 points for the Purple Aces (15-8, 7-6 Missouri Valley).

J.T. Durley scored 10 points for Wichita State (11-13, 5-8). No other Shocker scored more than seven points.

Evansville shot 50 percent from the field to make up for Wichita State's 36-20 rebounding edge. The Purple Aces outscored the Shockers 20-8 from the free-throw line.

Wichita State made just 21 of 47 shots, and 2 of 16 from 3-point range.

Wichita State took an early 19-8 lead, but Evansville battled back to take a 28-23 at the break.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
WICH
EVAN
Points 52 61
FG Made-Attempted 21-47 (.447) 18-39 (.462)
3P Made-Attempted 2-16 (.125) 5-7 (.714)
FT Made-Attempted 8-10 (.800) 20-30 (.667)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 28 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
Largest Lead 11 13

2008-09 Season

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