EVANSVILLE, Ind. -- Kavon Lacey made the game-winning shot in the final second to boost Evansville over Middle Tennessee 81-79 on Saturday.
Lacey finished with 10 points for the Purple Aces (5-4) while Colt Ryan led the team with 22.
The Purple Aces led by as many as 21 points in the second half, but the Blue Raiders (4-7) charged back on 59 percent shooting in the period to tie it at 79 with 9 seconds to go.
The teams were even on the boards with 24 rebounds each. Evansville led in points off turnovers 24-13.