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Purple Aces Wrap Up Home Play Tonight

Last updated on Tuesday, February 25, 2014

(Evansville, IN) - The Evansville Purple Aces play their final home game of the season tonight when they welcome the Drake Bulldogs to the Ford Center.

The Aces have struggled down the stretch, losing three straight and seven of their last eight to fall to 11-and-18 overall, 4-and-12 in the Missouri Valley Conference. The latest setback was a 61-56 loss to Southern Illinois Saturday in Evansville.

Drake is 14-and-14, 5-and-11 in MVC play and has dropped five of their last seven games. The Bulldogs are coming off an 83-54 pounding at Wichita State on Saturday.

Evansville and Drake played in their conference opener on New Year's Day with the Bulldogs blowing out the Aces 94-66 in Des Moines.

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