Missouri Valley Tournament - Recap - Indiana State Defeats Evansville 51-50
Indiana State grabbed a 51-50 win over Evansville on Friday, behind a 11-point effort from Devonte Brown at Scottrade Center.
Indiana State won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2-point spread as underdogs.
Indiana State got 10 points from RJ Mahurin and another 9 points from Jake Kitchell. Jake Odum contributed 4 assists, while Justin Gant cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.
Evansville got a 11-point performance from Egidijus Mockevicius, who was supported by 10 points from D.J. Balentine. Ned Cox had 2 assists in a losing cause for Evansville, while Troy Taylor grabbed 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Indiana State were victorious, as the score was 27-25 at the break.
Indiana State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 35-34.