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Ryan Sawvell leaving Evansville program


Evansville announced on Monday morning that junior forward Ryan Sawvell will be leaving the program and “will move in a different direction.

Sawvell, who was an all-freshman team member in 2011-2013, was averaging 6.0 points this season. He scored 29 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in wins over Valparaiso and Anderson College two weeks ago, but in the two games since them, he went scoreless while getting just five shots and playing only 28 minutes.

Losing Sawvell is a blow to the Purple Aces’ front court depth.

Evansville is 5-2 this season.

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