Recap - Missouri State Defeats Evansville 64-61

Recap - Missouri State Defeats Evansville 64-61

Evansville was victimized for 26 points and 12 rebounds by Jarmar Gulley as Missouri State defeated them 64-61 in NCAA action on Tuesday.

Missouri State won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 6.5-point spread.

Missouri State got 11 points from Christian Kirk and another 8 points from Dorrian Williams. Dorrian Williams contributed 8 assists, while Jarmar Gulley cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.

Evansville got 18 points from D.J. Balentine in a losing cause and another 10 points from Egidijus Mockevicius. D.J. Balentine contributed 5 assists for them, while Egidijus Mockevicius had 9 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Evansville were victorious, as the score was 34-32 at the break.

Missouri State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 43-28.