Wichita State Downs Evansville 84-68 - Match Report
Evansville was scorched by Ron Baker for 26 points as Wichita State defeated them 84-68 in NCAA action on Sunday.
Wichita State won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 12-point spread as favorites.
Wichita State got 18 points from Fred VanVleet and another 13 points from Cleanthony Early. Fred VanVleet contributed 8 assists, while Cleanthony Early cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Evansville got a 19-point performance from D.J. Balentine, who was supported by 19 points from Egidijus Mockevicius. Duane Gibson had 7 assists in a losing cause for Evansville, while Egidijus Mockevicius grabbed 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Wichita State were victorious, as the score was 38-32 at the break.
Evansville won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 28-26.