Drake vs Evansville Wrap - Evansville Wins 61-48
|Drake vs Evansville Wrap - Evansville Wins 61-48|
Evansville earned a 61-48 victory over Drake on Tuesday, getting 23 points from D.J. Balentine at Ford Center.
Evansville was a 2.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Evansville got 13 points from Blake Simmons and another 6 points from Jaylon Moore. D.J. Balentine contributed 7 assists, while Egidijus Mockevicius cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Drake got a 7-point performance from Daddy Ugbede, who was supported by 7 points from Karl Madison. Jordan Daniels had 5 assists in a losing cause for Drake, while Jacob Enevold Jensen grabbed 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Drake were victorious, as the score was 30-26 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Evansville as they grabbed 35 boards, while Drake only had 27.