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Hines leads Drake over Evansville 83-69
DRAKE 83, EVANSVILLE 69
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Chris Hines had 21 points and made five
3-pointers to lead four Drake players scoring in double figures
in an 83-69 victory against Evansville on Wednesday night.
Ben Simons added 18 points, Richard Carter 13 and Seth VanDeest
11 for the Bulldogs (8-9, 2-4 Missouri Valley).
Colt Ryan had 25 points with eight rebounds and went 16 for 16
at the free-throw line for the Purple Aces (11-7, 4-2). D.J.
Balentine added 13 points and Ned Cox 12.
Drake, which shot 50.9 percent (29 of 57) from the floor,
including 11 of 20 from 3-point range, took permanent control
with a 20-4 run over an 8:07 stretch of the second half. Simons
had seven points and Hines had two 3-pointers during the surge.
The Purple Aces, who defeated then-No. 23 Wichita State on
Sunday, had a four-game winning streak snapped.
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