Evansville vs Tennessee Tech

Evansville 62, Tennessee Tech 50

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COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Ned Cox scored 15 points Tuesday night as Evansville opened a big halftime lead, then eased to a 62-50 victory over Tennessee Tech in nonconference play.

Cox, who led all scorers and hit three 3-pointers while dishing six assists, led the Aces (3-2) to a 33-17 halftime lead. D.J. Balentine, who came off the Evansville bench to score 11 points, hit three treys himself.

In the second half, Tennessee Tech (3-1) outscored Evansville 33-29 but that wasn't nearly enough.

The Golden Eagles were just 19 for 50 from the floor (38 percent). They hit 7 of 18 3-point attempts. Dennis Ogbe led Tennessee Tech in scoring with 10 points, and guard Lanerryl Johnson came off the bench to score 10 more.

Evansville shot nearly 50 percent from the floor, connecting on 24 of 49 shots (49 percent). The Aces also had a 31-21 rebounding edge.

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Evansville Aces
R. Sawvell, F282-42-28126
E. Mockevicius, C122-40-04024
N. Cox, G345-122-226315
T. Taylor, G343-52-44308
J. Jahr, G232-80-07124
D. Balentine344-80-032011
J. Moore174-61-13009
L. Jones141-10-00132
J. Nelson41-10-00003
Totals 24-497-934141262
 49%77.8% 
Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles
D. Ogbe, F254-61-132310
A. Morse, F40-10-20010
J. Samarrippas, G332-90-02415
J. McKay, G270-52-46022
J. Dillard, G253-92-30139
L. Johnson184-90-011210
M. Marseille181-20-05012
A. Diressa172-30-01105
R. Riggins142-30-02004
M. Hill111-10-01203
T. Barnes80-20-00100
Totals 19-505-1024121350
 38%50% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wichita St.15-125-442
Illinois St.14-122-531
N. Iowa9-714-13134
Loyola-Chi.7-817-11152
So. Illinois7-814-14178
Missouri St.7-916-13207
Evansville5-1114-15188
Bradley5-1110-19236
Drake5-117-21288
Indiana St.4-1110-17215

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EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Belmont14-120-569
Morehead St.9-513-14187
Jax. State8-616-13165
Tenn. Tech8-612-17263
Tenn. St.8-717-11157
Eastern Ky.3-1110-19254
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT Martin8-618-11163
Murray St.8-614-14227
SE Missouri St.8-613-16299
Austin Peay6-810-18261
Eastern Ill.6-914-14267
SIUE0-155-24332
 
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