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01/09/2013 10:37 PM EST
Evansville holds on to beat Northern Iowa 62-59
EVANSVILLE 62, NORTHERN IOWA 59
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) -- Colt Ryan scored 21 points, including
two free throws with 18 seconds left that proved to be the
game-winning points, as Evansville hung on Wednesday night for a
62-59 win over Northern Iowa.
Ryan's foul shots put the Purple Aces (10-6, 3-1 Missouri
Valley) ahead 60-57 before UNI's Anthony James' layup made it a
one-point game. Ned Cox made two more free throws with 10
seconds left, and James missed a tying 3-pointer to end the
Evansville led by as many as 14 in the second half but saw the
Panthers (8-8, 1-3) take their only lead since the opening
minutes, 57-55, on James' jumper with 53 seconds left. Lewis
Jones then put Evansville back in front with a three-point play.
James led UNI with 19 points. Seth Tuttle, last week's MVC
player of the week after scoring 43 points in two games, was
held to nine Wednesday.
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