Ben Sheppard scored 23 points in Belmont’s 73-64 win over Evansville on Wednesday night.
Shepard had 10 rebounds for the Bruins (16-6, 9-2 Missouri Valley Conference). Ja’Kobi Gillespie had 18 points and six assists. The Bruins extended their winning streak to seven games.
The Purple Aces (4-18, 0-11) were led by Yacine Toumi, who had 15 points, 9 rebounds, 2 steals and 2 blocks. Evansville also got 15 points from Marvin Coleman. In addition, Antoine Smith Jr. had 14 points and 9 rebounds. The loss was the Purple Aces’ ninth straight win.
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