Western Illinois vs Evansville

Evansville 49, W. Illinois 44


EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) - Jordan Jahr had 13 points and eight rebounds and Evansville closed the game on a 15-2 run to defeat Western Illinois 49-44 Saturday night in the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic.

The Purple Aces (2-2) trailed 42-34 with 8:45 remaining when Jaylon Moore started the run with a three-point play and Jahr followed with two 3-pointers. Western Illinois (2-2) got its only points during that long stretch when Jack Houpt scored on a layup. But by then, there were only 17 seconds remaining and the Fighting Leathernecks trailed 47-44.

Ned Cox added 11 points for Evansville.

Terell Parks had 21 points and 11 rebounds for Western Illinois. Don McAvoy added 10 points and eight rebounds. The Leathernecks shot better than Evansville from the field - 43 percent to 35 percent - but were 0 for 4 on 3-point attempts and just 4 for 10 at the free-throw line.

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Western Illinois Leathernecks
D. McAvoy III, F365-120-081310
A. Link, F351-32-35104
J. Houpt, F342-50-03114
T. Parks, C3610-201-5111321
C. Clark III, G331-40-03432
J. Foster120-11-21021
J. Hawthorne100-10-01000
M. Ochereobia41-10-02032
Totals 20-474-103781544
Evansville Aces
J. Jahr, F314-102-381213
R. Sawvell, F80-10-01010
T. Taylor, G392-52-58106
N. Cox, G324-122-203111
L. Jones, G201-50-02002
D. Balentine312-94-44208
J. Moore193-41-11037
E. Mockevicius131-10-03022
J. Nelson40-10-01000
C. Ryan30-00-00100
Totals 17-4811-15298949
Summit League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
South Dakota12-422-12116
No. Dak. St.11-519-11111
S. Dak. St.8-818-17155
Western Ill.5-118-20325
Oral Roberts4-128-22292

Missouri Valley
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wichita St.17-131-532
Illinois St.17-128-733
So. Illinois9-917-16145
N. Iowa9-914-16162
Missouri St.7-1117-16209
Indiana St.5-1311-20233
Other games
SDSU 60 Final
OHST 69 Final
RI 58
BYU 68 Final
ND 78
SAM 54 Final
JXST 58 Final