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Illinois State Falls 79-62 Against Evansville - Game Recap

Colt Ryan went off for 31 points and added 7 rebounds leading Evansville to a 79-62 win over Illinois State on Wednesday at Ford Center.

Evansville was a 1-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

Evansville got 16 points from Ned Cox and another 8 points from Adam Wing. Ned Cox contributed 6 assists, while Egidijus Mockevicius cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.

Illinois State got 21 points from Tyler Brown in a losing cause and another 9 points from John Wilkins. Anthony Cousin contributed 4 assists for them, while Jackie Carmichael had 14 rebounds.

Evansville led at halftime, 42-33.

Evansville won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 42-39.