EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - The Aces won 7th in a row to finish non-conference play.
Out of the half, UE turned it up. A 14-2 run in the opening six minutes of the stanza saw Evansville take its largest lead of the night at 51-31. The Lions made a run late, cutting the gap to 13 at the final buzzer, making it a 68-55 game.
Evansville outshot the Lions by a 47.3%-38.6% margin thanks in part to a 6-for-7 effort from Duane Gibson. The win moved UE to a perfect 8-0 record at home in non-conference play.