TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP)Julian Larry’s 21 points helped Indiana State defeat Evansville 91-63 on Thursday night.
Larry was 8 of 8 shooting (3 for 3 from distance) for the Sycamores (10-4, 3-0 Missouri Valley Conference)). Courvoisier McCauley scored 13 points and added six rebounds. Cooper Neese recorded 13 points and shot 3 of 4 from the field and 6 for 6 from the line.
Kenny Strawbridge finished with 21 points for the Purple Aces (4-10). Marvin Coleman added 14 points and 10 rebounds for Evansville. Gabe Spinelli also had 10 points.
Indiana State took the lead with 19:48 left in the first half and did not relinquish it. The score was 39-22 at halftime, with Larry racking up 11 points. Indiana State extended the lead to 62-29 during the second half, fueled by a 15-2 scoring run. Larry scored a team-high 10 points in the second half as his team closed out the win.
These two teams both play Sunday. Indiana State visits Valparaiso while Evansville hosts Murray State.
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