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Evansville vs Eastern Illinois Final: 68-65 - Recap

Evansville got 19 points from Jawaun Newton en route to a 68-65 victory over Eastern Illinois on Wednesday at Ford Center.

Evansville was the ATS victor, as they covered the +3.5-point spread as an underdog.

Evansville got 15 points from Evan Kuhlman and another 11 points from Shamar Givance. Shamar Givance contributed 4 assists, while Evan Kuhlman cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.

Eastern Illinois got a 17-point performance from Marvin Johnson, who was supported by 17 points from Josiah Wallace. Mack Smith had 4 assists in a losing cause for Eastern Illinois, while Marvin Johnson grabbed 5 rebounds.

Evansville led at halftime, $HalfScore.

Evansville had a 26-24 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.

Evansville looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Saint Louis. Eastern Illinois will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Western Illinois.