EVANSVILLE, Ind. – University of Evansville senior K.J. Riley shined in his final home game as a member of the Purple Aces men's basketball team, scoring 18 points in a 71-60 loss to Illinois State on Saturday inside the Ford Center. Box Score (PDF) Riley hit 10 of his 12 free throw attempts and also led the Aces (9-22, 0-18 MVC) with eight rebounds and four assists. Evan Kuhlman and Sam Cunliffe registered 10 points apiece with each hitting a pair of 3-pointers.
"In these games, there are three or four possessions that make the difference, you never know which ones they will be.