Wichita State vs Evansville Recap - Evansville Wins 71-67

Colt Ryan scored 24 points leading Evansville to a 71-67 victory over Wichita State at Ford Center on Sunday.

Bettors who backed Evansville were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 3.5 at sportsbooks.

Evansville got 12 points from Troy Taylor and another 10 points from Ned Cox. Colt Ryan contributed 8 assists, while Troy Taylor cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.

Wichita State got a 21-point performance from Malcolm Armstead, who was supported by 16 points from Cleanthony Early. Demetric Williams had 5 assists in a losing cause for Wichita State, while Jake White grabbed 10 rebounds.

Evansville led at halftime, 32-31.

Wichita State had a 36-21 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.