Evansville Blown Out by No. 2 Wichita State 80-58

On Friday, Mar. 7, Evansville took on No. 2 Wichita State and was punished by the Shockers 80-58 in conference play. With the loss, the Aces remain winless versus AP-Ranked teams at 0-2 for the season. The Aces got a game-high 31 points (3 Reb 3 Ast) from D.J. Balentine, with 21 points coming from three-point range.


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Missouri Valley Standings

OverallConf
1 Wichita State 35-1 18-0
2 Indiana State 23-11 12-6
3 Northern Iowa 16-15 10-8
4 Missouri State 20-13 9-9
4 Illinois State 18-16 9-9
4 SIU 14-19 9-9
7 Bradley 12-20 7-11
8 Drake 15-16 6-12
 8Evansville 14-19 6-12
10 LCU 10-22 4-14
Last updated: Apr 10th, 2014

2013-2014 Roster

#31 D.J. Balentine So G 6-2 210
#2 C. Benzon Fr G 6-4 195
#3 Jaylon Brown Fr G 6-0 185
#5 Mislav Brzoja So G 6-4 205
#25 R. Cesnulevicius Jr F/C 6-8 215
#4 Duane Gibson Fr G 6-3 195
#44 David Howard Fr F 6-8 225
#23 Mike Leazer So G 6-3 170
#55 E. Mockevicius So C 6-10 225
#10 Jaylon Moore Jr F/C 6-7 230
#22 Tyler Ptacek Fr G 6-3 175
#0 Ryan Sawvell Jr F/C 6-8 200
#50 Blake Simmons Fr G/F 6-5 210
#12 Adam Wing So G 6-4 205