Yale vs Evansville

Evansville 66, Yale 56

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) - D.J. Balentine scored 16 points off the bench, and Evansville closed the game on a 13-2 run to seal its first victory of the season, 66-56 on Friday at the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic.

Balentine, a freshman, was 6 of 11 from the field. Jordan Jahr added 12 points, and Ryan Sawvell and Lewis Jones had 10 apiece for the Purple Aces (1-2).

Justin Sears had 15 points and Austin Morgan chipped in 13 for the Bulldogs (0-3), who erased a 10-point first-half deficit and led 54-53 with 7:25 to play. But two Balentine baskets, sandwiched around two Jones free throws, put the Purple Aces ahead to stay. Later, a Ned Cox 3-pointer made it 62-56 with 3:01 left, and Cox's two free throws in the final minute sealed the win.

Evansville won despite being outrebounded 35-22. Yale committed 19 turnovers to Evansville's six.

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Yale Bulldogs
J. Sears, F327-91-370415
B. Sherrod, F252-43-33247
A. Morgan, G375-80-021213
J. Duren, G222-51-23245
A. Cotton, G210-52-22122
M. Grace212-30-02404
J. Pritchard141-51-12003
J. Kreisberg100-30-01010
G. Kelley90-22-22232
S. Martin92-30-00005
Totals 21-4710-1335122056
 44.7%76.9% 
Evansville Aces
L. Jones, F273-74-821210
R. Sawvell, F203-54-641210
E. Mockevicius, C211-10-05022
T. Taylor, G341-21-22613
N. Cox, G312-134-42219
D. Balentine286-112-200116
J. Moore192-30-03034
J. Jahr185-72-211112
A. Wing20-00-00010
Totals 23-4917-2422111466
 46.9%70.8% 
Ivy League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Yale11-123-744
Princeton10-122-739
Columbia9-325-10132
Penn5-611-17285
Harvard4-814-16192
Dartmouth3-910-18283
Brown3-98-20312
Cornell2-1010-18244

Missouri Valley
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wichita St.16-226-947
Evansville12-625-993
Illinois St.12-618-14114
So. Illinois11-722-10138
N. Iowa11-723-1370
Indiana St.8-1015-17171
Missouri St.8-1013-19235
Loyola-Chi.7-1115-17239
Bradley3-155-27306
Drake2-167-24325
 
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COLO 60 Final
BAYL 58
NCST 94 Final
MASS 76
WAKE 71 Final
UCONN 77
LAF 49 Final
UK 101
NICS 54 Final
MIZZ 74
STJOE 79 Final
ND 70
UNC 78 Final
LBSU 63