HALFTIME: Evansville 40, Indiana State 36

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D.J. Balentine scored 11 points to lead Evansville to a 40-36 lead over Indiana State at the end of a foul-plagued first half Tuesday at the Ford Center. The teams combined for 25 fouls and 31 free-throw attempts. Evansville held its largest lead at seven after Blake Simmons scored a layup with 39 seconds left,… Read more »

Pregame notes: Indiana State at Evansville

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Basic info: Indiana State (10-10, 6-2 MVC) at Evansville (15-5, 5-3 MVC), 7 p.m. CST Tuesday at the Ford Center Preview story: Balentine, ISU defenders share mutual respect TV/Radio: ESPN3; WUEV 91.5 FM   PROBABLE STARTERS Indiana State: Devonte Brown (6-2, Jr., G, 12.6 ppg, 4.5 rpg); Brenton Scott (6-1, Fr., G, 11.4 ppg, 3.6 rpg); Khristian Smith (6-6,… Read more »

The Day After: Evansville 75, Southern Illinois 66

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You know how when you get your photo taken and all you see are brightly colored blobs? Well, I couldn’t shake that sensation until about 5 p.m. today, but instead of blobs I just saw an endless loop of silhouettes shooting free throws. It was brutal. Yes, Evansville’s win Saturday over Southern Illinois turned into a bit… Read more »

HALFTIME: Evansville 39, Southern Illinois 24

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D.J. Balentine knocked down all three of his 3-point attempts and scored 14 points to lead the University of Evansville men’s basketball team to a 39-24 halftime lead Saturday against Southern Illinois. The Aces shot 11 of 18 from the field, 5 of 7 from 3-point range and 12 of 13 from the free-throw line… Read more »

Pregame notes: Southern Illinois at Evansville

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Basic info: Southern Illinois (9-11, 2-5 MVC) at Evansville (14-5, 4-3), 3 p.m. CST Saturday at the Ford Center Preview story: Stafford making progress for Aces TV/Radio: Game broadcast on Fox Sports Indiana, Fox Sports Midwest and ESPN3 (outside of the Midwest); WUEV 91.5 FM   PROBABLE STARTERS Southern Illinois: Jordan Caroline (6-7, Fr., F, 9.0 ppg, 6.2 rpg);… Read more »

The Day After: Wichita State 61, Evansville 41

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Leftover notes, quotes and observations from Saturday’s game (you can read my game story here). 1. The Shockers proved why they’re one of the best road teams in the country. Wichita State is now 43-9 in road games since 2010-11, and it’s easy to see why. The Shockers grabbed an early lead, never trailed and… Read more »

HALFTIME: No. 13 Wichita State 28, Evansville 18

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No. 13 Wichita State held Evansville without a point for more than nine minutes to take a 28-18 halftime lead Saturday at the Ford Center. The Shockers put together a 10-0 run during Evansville’s scoreless stretch, which was finally ended with D.J. Balentine’s 3-pointer with 4.5 seconds remaining. Balentine led all scorers with 11 points in… Read more »

Pregame notes: No. 13 Wichita State at Evansville

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Basic info: No. 13 Wichita State (15-2, 5-0 MVC) at Evansville (13-4, 3-2), 1 p.m. CST Saturday at the Ford Center Preview stories: Shockers visit draws crowd, cash for UE hoops; UE’s Wing could return for Wichita State game TV/Radio: Fox Sports Indiana; WUEV 91.5 FM   PROBABLE STARTERS Wichita State: Evan Wessel (6-4, Jr., F, 3.9 ppg, 3.3 rpg);… Read more »

HALFTIME: Evansville 31, Missouri State 25

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — The University of Evansville men’s basketball team shot 14 of 15 from the foul line Wednesday to overcome a poor performance from the field and take a 31-25 halftime lead over Missouri State at JQH Arena. Evansville shot just 7-for-22 from the floor compared to Missouri State’s 10 of 29, but the… Read more »

Pregame notes: Evansville at Missouri State

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Basic info: Evansville (12-4, 2-2 MVC) at Missouri State (8-8, 2-2), 7:05 p.m. CST at JQH Arena in Springfield, Missouri. Preview story: Mockevicius on cusp of UE’s single-season record for double-doubles Radio: WUEV 91.5 FM   PROBABLE STARTERS Evansville: Duane Gibson (6-3, So., G, 5.8 ppg, 2.5 apg); D.J. Balentine (6-2, Jr., G, 21.4 ppg,… Read more »

The Day After: Evansville 66, Bradley 56

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Leftover notes, quotes and observations from Evansville’s win over Bradley on Saturday (you can read my game story here): 1. Due to foul trouble and Adam Wing’s continued absence, the Aces played some different lineups than they have all season. With Duane Gibson fouling out and Mislav Brzoja and Blake Simmons both dealing with foul trouble… Read more »

HALFTIME: Evansville 36, Bradley 32

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PEORIA, Ill. — D.J. Balentine scored 15 points to lead the University of Evansville men’s basketball team to a 36-32 halftime lead over Bradley on Saturday at Carver Arena. Balentine scored nine straight UE points midway through the half, helping the Aces (11-4, 1-2 MVC) overcome a sloppy start. Evansville recorded seven of its 10 first-half… Read more »