Arop, Odum pace Indiana St. past Evansville 72-62

The Associated Press

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) -- Manny Arop scored 19 points and Jake Odum added 17 on Saturday night, helping Indiana State defeat Evansville 72-62.

Evansville (11-8, 4-3 Missouri Valley) led most of the first half and had a 42-40 lead with 11:49 left in the game.

But a layup by Jake Kitchell with 10:56 remaining put Indiana State (12-6, 5-2) ahead to stay.

Indiana State had a 21-7 scoring advantage off the bench and a 28-18 edge in points in the paint.

Colt Ryan scored 11 points to lead Evansville. Troy Taylor and Ned Cox each scored 11.

Evansville had a 36-29 rebounding advantage.

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