Scores

Final

Evansville 61

(13-10, 6-5 MVC)

Missouri State 62

(7-16, 5-6 MVC)

3:05 PM ET, February 2, 2013

JQH Arena, Springfield, Missouri

1 2 T
EVAN 24 3761
MOSU 23 3962

Top Performers

Evansville: C. Ryan 24 Pts, 3 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

Missouri State: N. Scheer 11 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

Missouri St. 62, Evansville 61

Associated Press

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Anthony Downing hit a 3-point shot with 43 seconds remaining and Missouri State held on for a 62-61 victory over Evansville on Saturday.

Marcus Marshall led a balanced scoring effort for Missouri State (7-16, 3-6 Missouri Valley) with 14 points, including 9 of 11 from the free-throw line. Christian Kirk and Nathan Scheer scored 12 and 11 points, respectively for Missouri State.

Colt Ryan led Evansville (13-10, 6-5) with 24 points, including 20 in the second half.

Evansville had a chance to win it with 2.9 seconds left in the game, but a shot by Ned Cox fell short. Cox finished with 12 points.

For the first time this season, Missouri State won a game when being outrebounded -- Evansville had a 34-31 edge.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
EVAN
MOSU
Points 61 62
FG Made-Attempted 23-57 (.404) 19-46 (.413)
3P Made-Attempted 5-15 (.333) 5-15 (.333)
FT Made-Attempted 10-14 (.714) 19-26 (.731)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
Largest Lead 11 5

2012-13 Season

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