Indiana State beats Evansville 58-53
Ryan Taylor’s jumper put Evansville up 39-37, but Demonte Ojinnaka’s 3 put Indiana State up for good, 40-39, and the Sycamores led by as many as six points. The Purple Aces closed to 56-53 on Taylor’s 3 with 13 seconds to go, but Barnes sealed it with two from the line.
The game was tied at 21 at halftime after neither team shot better than 26.7 percent.
Taylor scored 30 points and Dainius Chatkevicius had 10 boards for Evansville (16-14, 6-11), which has lost four straight.