April 20, 2021

Latest news and Update

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Indiana State comes out on top in low-scoring affair with Evansville, 53-43

ST. LOUIS — Tyreke Key posted 19 points and nine rebounds as Indiana State defeated Evansville 53-43 in the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament quarterfinals on Friday.

Indiana State will play No. 20 Loyola Chicago in the semifinals on Saturday.

Tre Williams had 10 points for Indiana State (15-9). Jake LaRavia had eight points and added nine rebounds.

Evansville scored 14 second-half points, a season low for the team.

Evan Kuhlman and Noah Frederking each had 10 points for the Purple Aces (9-16). Shamar Givance scored eight points and had seven rebounds. Jawaun Newton, whose 13 points per game coming into the contest ranked second on the Purple Aces, had six points on 2-of-11 shooting.

Indiana State led 31-29 at the half, and neither team built a large lead until the Sycamores began to pull away in the final minute.