TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) Jordan Barnes scored 19 points and grabbed nine rebounds and Indiana State beat Evansville 58-53 on Wednesday night to sweep the season series against the Purple Aces.
Qiydar Davis added 12 points for the Sycamores (12-17, 7-10 Missouri Valley Conference), who shot just 28.8 percent from the field but made eight 3-pointers, including five by Barnes.
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.