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RedBirds Overwhelm Purple Aces At Roberts Stadium

Last updated on Thursday, January 7, 2010

(EVANSVILLE, IN) - Jackie Carmichael score 20 points and Osiris Eldridge added 18 points and eight rebounds as the Illinois State Redbirds beat the Evansville Purple Aces 82-63 at Roberts Stadium.

Lloyd Phillips added eleven points and nine assists for the Redbirds, who improve to 12-3 overall and 3-1 in Missouri Valley Conference play.

Denver Holmes led the Aces with 23 points with Colt Ryan finishing with twelve as Evansville lost its fifth game in a row to drop to 6-8, 0-4 in the MVC.

The Aces are on the road at Indiana State on Sunday afternoon.

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