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Evansville coach McCarty fired amid misconduct allegations

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) Walter McCarty has been fired as Evansville's coach after an investigation revealed additional allegations of off-court misconduct, the university announced Tuesday.

Former Butler coach Todd Lickliter was hired late Tuesday to replace McCarty, the university announced. Lickliter signed a multi-year contract and will take over immediately. The Purple Aces play Drake Wednesday night and Lickliter will be on the sideline, the university said.

Standings - MVC

Teams W L Pct Conf GB L10 Stk
NrthIA 17 3 .850 5-2 - 8-2 W1
Drake 15 6 .714 5-2 - 7-3 W2
LoyIL 14 7 .667 5-2 - 7-3 L1
Brad 14 7 .667 5-3 0.5 6-4 L1
IndSt 11 8 .579 4-3 1.0 6-4 W1
SIU 11 10 .524 4-3 1.0 7-3 W3
MOSt 10 11 .476 3-4 2.0 4-6 L1
IlSt 6 14 .300 1-7 4.5 2-8 L7
Evans 9 12 .429 0-6 4.5 1-9 L8

Team Leaders

Name Total
PTS K.J. Riley 11.8
REB K.J. Riley 3.9
AST K.J. Riley 2.4
ST Shamar Givance 0.8
BLK Artur Labinowicz 0.4
FG% DeAndre Williams .703
FT% K.J. Riley .803
3PT% Artur Labinowicz .344
MIN K.J. Riley 30.1
PF Marcus Henderson 0.4

Team Rankings

Total MVC Rank Div I Rank
PF 69.4 6 243
PA 74.9 9 301
REB 36.4 6 287
FG% .424 9 250
3PTM 7.7 3 135
PF 16.2 5 90
ST/TO 0.4 8 330

Latest Game - Jan 26, 2020

Final 1 2 T
Evansville(9-12) 23 42 65
Valparaiso(11-10) 36 31 67

PTS REB AST
Evans Ilegomah (1) Henderson (1) Labinowicz (1)
Valpa Kiser (2) Sackey (1) McMillan (1)

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Last 5 Games

Date Team Result
Sun, Jan 26 @Valparaiso L, 67-65 Boxscore Recap
Wed, Jan 22 Drake L, 73-50 Boxscore Recap
Sat, Jan 18 Missouri State L, 68-58 Boxscore Recap
Wed, Jan 15 @Indiana State L, 65-42 Boxscore Recap
Sat, Jan 11 @Loyola (IL) L, 78-44 Boxscore Recap

Next 5 Games

Date Team Time
Wed, Jan 29 @Illinois State 8:00PM EST Preview
Sat, Feb 1 Northern Iowa 2:00PM EST Preview
Wed, Feb 5 Southern Illinois 7:00PM EST Preview
Sun, Feb 9 @Bradley 2:00PM EST Preview
Wed, Feb 12 Loyola (IL) 7:00PM EST Preview