Scores

Final

Manhattan 79

(3-1, 3-0 away)

Illinois State 70

(1-3, 0-2 home)

8:05 PM ET, November 20, 2013

Redbird Arena, Normal, Illinois

1 2 T
MAN 36 4379
ILST 30 4070

Top Performers

Manhattan: G. Beamon 24 Pts, 7 Reb, 3 Stl

Illinois State: R. Lynch 12 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 3 Blk

Manhattan beats Illinois State 79-70

Associated Press

NORMAL, Ill. -- George Beamon scored a game-high 24 points as Manhattan rolled to a 79-70 victory over Illinois State on Wednesday night.

Beamon hit 8 of 16 from the floor and was 7 of 9 from the line with seven rebounds. Rhamel brown had 14 points and a team-high 13 rebounds and Michael Alvarado had 11 points. Guard Donovan Kates came off the bench to hit 4 of 4 free throws and score 10 points.

The Jaspers got off to an 8-0 start on their way to a 36-30 halftime lead. They dominated in the second, leading by as many as 15 points.

The Redbird bench was instrumental in keeping Illinois State competitive with Daishon Knight scoring a team-high 21 points followed by Reggie Lynch with 12 points and five rebounds. Both Lynch and starting guard Bobby Hunter fouled out.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MAN
ILST
Points 79 70
FG Made-Attempted 20-56 (.357) 20-53 (.377)
3P Made-Attempted 5-18 (.278) 6-22 (.273)
FT Made-Attempted 34-46 (.739) 24-33 (.727)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 28 (0/0) 31 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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