CARBONDALE, Ill. -- — Samari Curtis scored a career-high 29 points, making six of Evansville’s program-record 17 3-pointers, and the Purple Aces beat Southern Illinois 84-72 on Monday.
Evansville also made 17 3-pointers against Southern Illinois in the 1996-97 season. Curtis, a Nebraska transfer, was 6 of 8 from distance as Evansville finished 17 of 29, including making 8 of 9 during a stretch of the second half.
Despite running unopposed, Alex English faces roll call vote in reelection to South Carolina's board of trustees
Alex English, the University of South Carolina's first African American basketball star, had to sweat out reelection to the school's Board of Trustees after a conservative lawmaker insisted on a roll call vote in which 10 Republicans voted against him.
Lindo Jr. leads GW over Fordham 53-49 in A10 tourney
— Ricky Lindo Jr. had a career-high 21 points plus 14 rebounds as 11th-seeded George Washington narrowly beat No. 14 Fordham 53-49 in the first round of the Atlantic 10 Conference tourney on Wednesday.
Indiana St. faces Evansville in MVC quarters
No. 5 seed Evansville (9-15, 7-11) vs. No. 4 seed Indiana State (14-9, 11-7)