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
Princeton3-010-6109
Harvard1-08-5152
Columbia1-07-7260
Yale1-19-698
Brown1-110-8277
Cornell0-14-12274
Dartmouth0-13-11307
Penn0-36-8154

Missouri Valley
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Illinois St.6-014-443
Wichita St.5-115-483
So. Illinois4-211-8152
Loyola-Chi.3-313-6136
Missouri St.3-312-7167
Bradley3-38-11198
Drake3-35-13323
Evansville1-510-9191
Indiana St.1-57-11187
N. Iowa1-56-11204
 
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