NCAA Men's Basketball

Evansville Aces (9-23)


Thu. 2/20 Sun. 2/23 Wed. 2/26 Sat. 2/29 Thu. 3/5
@ SIU 
L 53-70
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vs. InSt 
L 62-64
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@ UNI 
L 64-84
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vs. IllSt 
L 60-71
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@ Valpo 
L 55-58
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Valparaiso beats Evansville 58-55 in MVC tourney

ST. LOUIS (AP) Donovan Clay posted 16 points and seven rebounds as Valparaiso edged past Evansville 58-55 in the first round of the Missouri Valley Conference Tourney on Thursday night.

John Kiser's dunk for the Crusaders with four seconds left capped the scoring.

Ben Krikke had 10 points for Valparaiso (17-15). Javon Freeman-Liberty added seven rebounds and six assists.

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Leaders
Points: K. Riley12.8
Rebounds: S. Cunliffe4.1
Assists: K. Riley2.8
FG%: No qualifiers
FT%: K. Riley79.7%
3P%: S. Cunliffe30.8%
Steals: S. Givance0.9
Blocks: D. Williams1.0
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas28-3
2 Gonzaga31-2
3 Dayton29-2
4 Florida State26-5
5 Baylor26-4
6 San Diego State30-2
7 Creighton24-7
8 Kentucky25-6
9 Michigan State22-9
10 Duke25-6
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas28-3
2 Gonzaga31-2
3 Dayton29-2
4 Florida State26-5
5 Baylor26-4
6 San Diego State30-2
7 Kentucky25-6
8 Villanova24-7
9 Creighton24-7
10 Duke25-6
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Missouri Valley Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
UNI 14-4 25-6
Loyola Chicago 13-5 21-11
Bradley 11-7 23-11
Indiana State 11-7 18-12
Southern Illinois 10-8 16-16
Valparaiso 9-9 19-16
Missouri State 9-9 16-17
Drake 8-10 20-14
Illinois State 5-13 10-21
Evansville 0-18 9-23
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 67.2 (287)
Rebounds: 7.0 (341)
Assists: 12.3 (239)
FG%: 42.2% (258)
FT%: 72.9% (110)
3P%: 32.1% (244)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 74.0 (292)
Rebounds: 24.4 (258)
Assists: 11.2 (67)
FG%: 47.2% (342)
FT%: 74.7% (336)
3P%: 35.5% (306)