Evansville beats Bradley 67-55 for 4th-straight win

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) Egidijus Mockevicius scored 20 points and gathered 17 rebounds and D.J. Balentine added 22 points to help Evansville defeat Bradley 67-55 Tuesday night, winning its fourth straight with one game left in the regular season. Mockevicius, the 6-foot-10 senior from Vilnius, Lithuania, set a program rebounding record late in the game, grabbing the 1,198th of his career...
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February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Evansville holds on to edge Drake 80-74

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) Egidijus Mockevicius scored 21 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as Evansville narrowly edged Drake 80-74 on Wednesday night. D.J. Balentine added 26 points and seven assists for the Purple Aces (21-7, 10-5 Missouri Valley). Blake Simmons had 11 points and five assists. Mockevicius scored 10 points as part of a 16-6 run to open the second half, extending Evansville...
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February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Rapid Reaction: Evansville 74, Loyola 73

CHICAGO — D.J. Balentine drained a floater with 11 seconds left Sunday as Evansville defeated Loyola, 74-73, at Gentile Arena. The Aces are now 5-1 against the Ramblers since Loyola joined the Missouri Valley in 2013.   Loyola (12-14, 5-9 MVC) had no answer for Egidijus Mockevicius in the first half. The 6-foot-10 senior had no trouble getting deep post positioning on Loyola’s...
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February 14, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Wes Washpun posterizes Egidijus Mockevicius

Northern Iowa guard Wes Washpun is known for his high-flying ability. Evansville center Egidijus Mockevicius is known for his interior dominance. Washpun won the battle on this play, posterizing the Lithuanian big man with a one-handed slam. Here’s another angle from the baseline.   Whoa, Wes.#MVCHoops — MVC Basketball (@ValleyHoops) February 4, 2016
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February 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Mockevicius leads Evansville past Loyola of Chicago 74-66

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) Egidijus Mockevicius scored 23 points, on 10-of-13 shooting, with 20 rebounds, and D.J. Balentine had 22 points and seven assists to help Evansville beat Loyola of Chicago 74-66 Tuesday night. It was Mockevicius' second straight game - and fourth this season - with at least 20 rebounds. His 16 double-doubles this season are the third most in Division I. ...
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January 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Mockevicius leads Evansville past Fresno State 85-77

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) Egidijus Mockevicius scored 17 of his 23 points in the second half and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead Evansville to an 85-77 win over Fresno State on Sunday in the Missouri Valley/Mountain West Challenge. D.J. Balentine had 17 of his 23 points in the first half for the Aces (10-2), which ended with a tie at 40. Mislav Brzoja, who had 13 of his 16 points after...
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December 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Evansville takes down Drake 69-61 in MVC opener

ST. LOUIS -- Egidijus Mockevicius tied a career-high with 19 points, had a career-best eight blocks and grabbed 10 rebounds as No. 9 seed Evansville defeated eighth-seeded Drake 69-61 in the opening round of the Missouri Valley tournament Thursday night. D.J. Balentine added 30 points for Evansville (14-18) which faces top-seeded Wichita State in the quarterfinals on Friday. Jordan...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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