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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