In front of a raucous crowd of over 4,500 at the Ford Center, the University of Evansville Purple Aces Men's Basketball team capped off a great run in the College Insider.com Tournament by hosting the championship trophy.
Summer months may seem like a hopeful daydream with the recent dreary weather in the Evansville area, but the boys of summer are ready to play ball! The University of Evansville Purple Aces and University of Southern Indiana Screaming Eagles both are set to occupy the diamond today.
Down as many as 16 points in the first half, the University of Evansville men’s basketball team outscored UNI by a 32-19 margin in the second half to earn a 52-49 win over the 23rd-ranked Panthers on Thursday evening at the Ford Center.
From Bob Pristash, Sports Information Director for the University of Evansville
The University of Evansville basketball team puts its 7-1 record on the line on Saturday afternoon as Murray State comes to the Ford Center for a 1:05 p.m. tilt.