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Midwest Connect: Upstart Evansville Ready For DBU Showdown

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What’s Included:

• Evansville ready for DBU Showdown
 Iowa hoping to make its at-large pitch
• Indiana preparing for bright future

In a league that was, and usually is, expected to be dominated by Dallas Baptist, the leader at the top of the Missouri Valley Conference standings may come as a surprise. With a one-game lead on second-place Southern Illinois, Evansville holds the pole position in the MVC with a 12-3 conference record.

At 28-18 overall with an RPI of 68, the Purple Aces are within striking distance of an at-large bid even if they don’t win the conference[…]