Evansville Rumors & News

  • Northern Iowa 56, Evansville 54

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guard Wes Washpun made the decisive jumper from the top of the key as time expired as Northern Iowa recorded a dramatic 56-54 victory over Evansville on Sunday at St. Louis to claim the Missouri Valley Conference's automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament. Washpun's shot hit the back of..." March 06

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Shockers beat Aces 80-58, advance to semifinals of MVC at 32-0

    The Sunflower "The Shockers keep breaking records and land new career highs as the team defeated the Evansville Purple Aces 80-58 in the quarterfinal round of the Missouri Valley Conference in Saint Louis, Mo. Setting the new record for most blocks in a MVC tournament game, the Shockers finished the..." March 08

  • MVC Insider: Shockers rule Valley with no test from Creighton

    Springfield News-Leader "Doug Elgin is like the rest of us. The longtime commissioner of the Missouri Valley Conference sometimes catches himself wondering “What if?” in a season that — to borrow a phrase from Charles Dickens’ Tale of Two Cities — is the best of times and worst of times for his league. “Creighton would..." February 28

  • Baker’s career night propels Shockers to 27-0

    Kansas.com "No. 4 Wichita State learned from its first meeting with Evansville. Playing off the Aces guards, even the ones who don’t shoot, doesn’t work. The Shockers went full-court press in the half-court on Sunday against Evansville and disrupted its motion offense with a risk-and-reward approach. WSU..." February 17

  • Aces gunned down by Shockers

    The Sunflower "Wichita State found themselves down early once again to Evansville. They never shut down but came back to beat the Aces 81-67 to move to 23-0. Evansville came out on fire, hitting 10 of their first 11 shots. They extended their lead as high as 29-14, until Gregg Marshall made the call to..." February 02