Scores

Final

Evansville 70

(13-11, 6-6 MVC)

Bradley 76

(14-10, 6-6 MVC)

    8:00 PM ET, February 5, 2013

    Carver Arena, Peoria, Illinois

    1 2 T
    EVAN 33 3770
    BRAD 32 4476

    Top Performers

    Evansville: C. Ryan 27 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl

    Bradley: W. Lemon, Jr. 18 Pts, 6 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Bradley 76, Evansville 70

    Associated Press

    PEORIA, Ill. -- Dyricus Simms-Edwards scored 21 points, Walt Lemon Jr. and Tyshon Pickett added 18 apiece, and Bradley scored the game's final six points Tuesday night to beat Evansville 76-70.

    The Braves (14-10, 6-6) led 61-51 after Jordan Prosser's jumper with 8:18 to play, but Evansville rallied, ultimately tying the game at 70 on Colt Ryan's 3-pointer with 1:33 left. The Purple Aces (13-11, 6-6) went cold after that, going 0 of 5 from the floor the rest of the game while Lemon, Simms-Edwards and Pickett hit two free throws apiece to seal the victory.

    Ryan led Evansville with 27 points, and D.J. Balentine added 13.

    Bradley, which improved to 11-2 at home, has doubled the win total of the 2011-12 squad, which finished 7-25. The Braves also avenged a 66-56 loss at Evansville on Jan. 23. The Purple Aces had won the last three meetings between the schools.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    EVAN
    BRAD
    Points 70 76
    FG Made-Attempted 27-60 (.450) 26-53 (.491)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-15 (.400) 4-12 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-14 (.714) 20-26 (.769)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 12

    2012-13 Season

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