Scores

Final

E Illinois 53

(0-1, 0-1 away)

Bradley 76

(1-0, 1-0 home)

9:00 PM ET, November 9, 2012

Carver Arena, Peoria, Illinois

1 2 T
EIU 22 3153
BRAD 38 3876

Top Performers

Eastern Illinois: M. Woods 14 Pts, 8 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

Bradley: T. Pickett 23 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Stl

Bradley 76, E. Illinois 53

Associated Press

PEORIA, Ill. -- Tyshon Pickett had 23 points and eight rebounds and Will Egolf and Dyricus Simms-Edwards added 11 each as Bradley defeated Eastern Illinois 76-53 on Friday night in the season opener for both teams.

Pickett, a junior-college transfer making his debut for the Braves, shot 9 of 12 from the floor.

Morris Woods scored 14 points and Alex Austin 13 for the Panthers.

Egolf, a sixth-year senior who missed all of 2011-12 with a knee injury, added three rebounds and two steals in 22 minutes.

Bradley shot 57.7 percent (15 of 26) in the first half en route to a 38-22 lead at intermission. A 20-3 run gave the Braves control.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
EIU
BRAD
Points 53 76
FG Made-Attempted 17-49 (.347) 30-52 (.577)
3P Made-Attempted 7-23 (.304) 3-12 (.250)
FT Made-Attempted 12-16 (.750) 13-17 (.765)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 23

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