Evansville beats Northern Arizona 71-65 for CIT title
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) Egidijus Mockevicius scored a career-high 27 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Evansville past Northern Arizona for a 71-65 victory in the championship game of the College Insider.com Tournament on Thursday night.
It was the 20th double-double of the season for Mockevicius, who helped Evansville (24-12) win its first postseason title since becoming an NCAA Division I program in 1977.
"It was a very physical game." Evansville coach Marty Simmons said. "We lost a lot of games during the season like tonight that were tough, physical, and grind it out. I liked the way we played tonight."MORE
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