Evansville Defeats Martin Methodist 87-69 - Recap
Martin Methodist was burned for 29 points by D.J. Balentine on Saturday as Evansville picked up an 87-69 win at Ford Center.
Evansville got 15 points from Adam Wing and another 11 points from Blake Simmons. D.J. Balentine contributed 9 assists, while Jaylon Brown cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Martin Methodist got 13 points from Brian Blackmon in a losing cause and another 12 points from Morris Mitchell. Brandon Hunter contributed 3 assists for them, while Brian Blackmon had 9 rebounds.
Evansville hit the break leading 43-33 before taking care of business in the second half.
Evansville won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 36-33.