Monday, November 24, 2014

Southern Indiana Knocks Off Kentucky State

Southern Indiana 85
Kentucky State 74

Final from Evansville, Indiana

Game recap by KSU:

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – The Kentucky State men's basketball team fell to the University of Southern Indiana, 85-74, on Saturday afternoon at the Physical Activities Center. The game against the Screaming Eagles marks the Thorobreds first of six straight games to be played on the road.

USI (3-0) got big performances from senior guard Gavin Schumann and junior forward George Edwards combined for 54 points on Saturday.

Schumann posted a game-high 33 points, going 11-for-14 from both the field and the free-throw line. Edwards finished with a double-double, scoring 21 points and pulling down a game-high 12 rebounds.

Kentucky State was paced offensively by Ulysses Thomas III who finished with a team-high 19 points on 8-of-12 shooting from the floor but didn't get to the free-throw line at all on Saturday. Guard Tryston Ford finished with 17 points and a pair of assists.

After falling behind early, Kentucky State (1-2) put together a 13-6 run to take the lead at, 26-25, with 7:26 left until halftime.

USI rode a 20-11 run in the final seven minutes of the half to a secure a 45-37 lead as the teams headed into the locker rooms for halftime.

The Screaming Eagles held their lead for the remainder of the game on their way to the 85-74 victory.

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