IU fans chant ‘Evansville! Evansville!’ after score shown at Assembly Hall

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (WEHT) – When the score from Evansville’s upset victory over #1 ranked Kentucky was shown during an Indiana University basketball game at Assembly Hall, the crowd erupted with chants of “Evansville! Evansville!”

The IU men’s basketball team was playing North Alabama Tuesday night at about the same time the Purple Aces were taking on the Wildcats.

Evansville earned a victory over the #1 ranked team in the nation, playing at Rupp Arena in Lexington.

UE Head Coach Walter McCarty actually won a national championship with the University of Kentucky as a player in 1996.

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(This story was originally published on November 12, 2019)

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