Scores

Final

Bradley 59

(14-12, 6-8 MVC)

Illinois State 79

(16-10, 7-7 MVC)

    8:00 PM ET, February 13, 2013

    Redbird Arena, Normal, Illinois

    1 2 T
    BRAD 31 2859
    ILST 32 4779

    Top Performers

    Bradley: J. Eastman 11 Pts, 7 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

    Illinois St: J. Carmichael 27 Pts, 13 Reb, 3 Blk

    Illinois St. 79, Bradley 59

    Associated Press

    NORMAL, Ill. -- Jackie Carmichael had 27 points and 13 rebounds as streaking Illinois State avenged a loss to Bradley two weeks ago with a 79-59 victory Wednesday night.

    Tyler Brown added 22 points, eight rebounds and five assists for the Redbirds (16-10, 7-7 Missouri Valley).

    After starting 0-6 in the Missouri Valley Conference, Illinois State has won seven of its last eight games, with the lone loss coming to Bradley 83-77 on Jan. 29. During that stretch, the Redbirds won last Saturday at then-No. 16 Creighton (their first win over a ranked team since 1985) and came back last Wednesday from a 17-point deficit to beat Drake (their biggest comeback win since 2004).

    Bradley (14-12, 6-8) got 15 points from Walt Lemon Jr., 11 from Jake Eastman and 10 from Tyshon Pickett.

    Illinois State led by just two points with 9:42 remaining but closed the game on a 24-4 run.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    BRAD
    ILST
    Points 59 79
    FG Made-Attempted 23-65 (.354) 27-57 (.474)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-24 (.333) 7-21 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 5-8 (.625) 18-20 (.900)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 10 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 4 23

    2012-13 Season

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