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COL BKB: Wichita State 81, Evansville 67

Feb. 1, 2014 at 5:47 PM   |   Comments

WICHITA, Kan., Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Ron Backer and Fred VanVleet each scored 14 points Saturday and No. 3 Wichita State overcame a slow start to top Evansville 81-67 and remain undefeated.

VanVleet added seven rebounds and five assists for the Shockers (23-0, 10-0 MVC), who fell behind by 15 points early in the game but went on a 25-4 run to end the first half and grab control.

Cleanthony Early netted 13 points and Tekele Cotton added 12.

Evansville (10-13, 3-7) was done in by seven turnovers after grabbing a 29-14 lead.

D.J. Balentine led the Purple Aces with 26 points, but connected on just 5-of-14 shots after the first-half flurry.

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