The Illinois State women's basketball team beat Evansville 75-62, keeping pace with Indiana State. Both ISUs are tied for first place in the MVC at 5-1, with Bradley and Northern Iowa a half game back.
Kristi Cirone led the Lady Redbirds in scoring with 18 points. Shala Jackson had 14 points,10 rebounds. Washington grad Maggie Krick had 11 points.
The ISU Women host SIU Saturday at 12:05 p.m.