Evansville Purple Aces vs Illinois State Redbirds Wrap - Illinois State Wins 58-46

Illinois State grabbed a 58-46 win over Evansville on Saturday, behind a 20-point effort from Phil Fayne at Redbird Arena.

Illinois State was a -6.0-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

Milik Yarbrough had 13 points for Illinois State and Zach Copeland chipped in with 11 points. Milik Yarbrough had 7 assists for them, while Milik Yarbrough was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.

Evansville got 14 points from Evan Kuhlman in a losing cause and another 14 points from Marty Hill. K.J. Riley contributed 4 assists for them, while John Hall had 8 rebounds.

Illinois State led at halftime, $HalfScore.

The rebound battle favored Illinois State as they grabbed 37 boards, while Evansville only had 31

Illinois State looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Northern Iowa. Evansville will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Loyola-Chicago.