Evansville vs Bradley

Bradley 76, Evansville 70


PEORIA, Ill. (AP) - Dyricus Simms-Edwards scored 21 points, Walt Lemon Jr. and Tyshon Pickett added 18 apiece, and Bradley scored the game's final six points Tuesday night to beat Evansville 76-70.

The Braves (14-10, 6-6) led 61-51 after Jordan Prosser's jumper with 8:18 to play, but Evansville rallied, ultimately tying the game at 70 on Colt Ryan's 3-pointer with 1:33 left. The Purple Aces (13-11, 6-6) went cold after that, going 0 of 5 from the floor the rest of the game while Lemon, Simms-Edwards and Pickett hit two free throws apiece to seal the victory.

Ryan led Evansville with 27 points, and D.J. Balentine added 13.

Bradley, which improved to 11-2 at home, has doubled the win total of the 2011-12 squad, which finished 7-25. The Braves also avenged a 66-56 loss at Evansville on Jan. 23. The Purple Aces had won the last three meetings between the schools.

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Evansville Aces
E. Mockevicius, C242-32-46046
C. Ryan, G-F3710-224-442327
L. Jones, G-F341-52-26124
N. Cox, G314-81-214310
T. Taylor, G272-40-08424
D. Balentine, G255-101-204113
J. Moore, F-C133-70-02026
A. Wing, G50-10-02030
R. Sawvell, F-C30-00-01000
J. Nelson, G10-00-00010
Total 27-6010-1433152170
Bradley Braves
T. Pickett, F317-124-580318
W. Egolf, F-C353-70-06036
D. Simms-Edwards, G387-176-821221
W. Lemon Jr., G335-116-865218
J. Eastman, G-F322-32-35437
J. Prosser, C132-22-23026
J. Crawford, G100-10-00100
K. Bell, G70-00-02100
S. Shayok, F10-00-00000
Total 26-5320-2633121576
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N. Iowa9-914-16162
Missouri St.7-1117-16209
Indiana St.5-1311-20233
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