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Evansville wins 3rd straight, beats Northern Iowa 57-49

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) Ryan Taylor hit 3 of 5 from beyond the three-point arc to score 25 points and help power Evansville to a 57-49 win over Northern Iowa in a clash of Missouri Valley Conference squads Wednesday night.

Taylor topped 20 points for the 12th time this season by hitting 10 of 17 from the field.

Evansville earned its first three-game win streak of the season after knocking off Drake, 77-73 Saturday.

The teams were tied at intermission, 21-21, and the Panthers got within four points, 45-41 after Bennett Koch converted a pair of free throws with 7:08 left, but the Purple Aces responded with an 8-1 run for an 11-point lead.

Blake Simmons scored 15 points and grabbed 15 rebounds for Evansville (15-9, 5-6).

Koch finished with 19 points, converting 9 of 14 from the free-throw line to lead Northern Iowa (11-12, 3-8).

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Northern Iowa 11-12 212849
home team logo Evansville 15-9 213657
Team Stats
away team logo Northern Iowa 11-12 64.3 PPG 37.1 RPG 10.8 APG
home team logo Evansville 15-9 65.4 PPG 36.8 RPG 13.0 APG
Key Players
25
B. Koch 12.7 PPG 6.1 RPG 0.5 APG 55.6 FG%
0
R. Taylor 21.3 PPG 3.8 RPG 1.1 APG 42.6 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Bench
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Bench
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB