Grambling vs Evansville

Evansville trounces Grambling St. 96-61

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) D.J. Balentine scored 20 points to lead Evansville over Grambling State 96-61 on Saturday.

Blake Simmons and Jaylon Brown both had 14 points for Evansville (7-6), while Egidiju Mockevicius and Duane Gibson added 10 points.

Grambling State (1-7) was paced by A'Torri Shine with 13 points; Antwan Scott added 10 points and six assists.

Evansville shot 60 percent from the floor, including 7 of 11 (64 percent) from beyond the arc. Grambling State went 25 of 67 (37 percent) from the field while hitting just 5 of 23 on 3-pointers.

Jaylon Moore and Simmons hit back-to-back treys to open a 10-point first half lead for the Purple Aces en route to a 13-point advantage at the break.

Evansville poured it on in the second half, including an 8-0 run punctuated by a Balentine 3-pointer, to stretch the lead to 31 with 13:15 left in the game.

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Grambling (1-7)293261
Evansville (7-6) «425496

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