Illinois State vs Fresno State

Fresno St. 55, Illinois St. 47

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FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Kevin Olekaibe scored 14 of his game-high 18 points in the second half as Fresno State rallied for a 55-47 nonconference victory over Illinois State on Saturday night in both teams' season opener.

Olekaibe's three-point play with 1:06 remaining sealed the victory for Fresno State after the Redbirds had closed to within a point on the previous possession.

Kevin Foster added eight points and six rebounds for the Bulldogs and Jonathan Wills made four straight free throws in the final 30 seconds.

Nic Moore led Illinois State with 13 points, including three 3-pointers. Jackie Carmichael added 12 points and nine rebounds for a Redbirds team that shot just 30 percent from the field.

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Illinois State Redbirds
J. Carmichael, F293-86-1091412
J. Ekey, C323-110-07148
A. Cousin, G250-40-01210
T. Brown, G150-20-01120
J. Wilkins, G143-60-03047
N. Moore324-92-224213
J. Hill281-62-45134
D. Clark91-21-30003
T. Blue80-00-02010
J. Threloff80-20-01040
Totals 15-5011-1935102547
 30%57.9% 
Fresno State Bulldogs
J. Brown, F373-51-36027
G. Hefeng, F140-32-21012
K. Olekaibe, G365-167-843218
S. Shepp, G332-30-03315
J. Wills, G281-14-42336
K. Foster193-91-26038
T. Johnson192-30-03025
G. Johnson121-11-21124
L. McGaughey10-10-00000
Totals 17-4216-2132101655
 40.5%76.2% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
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Illinois St.12-618-14114
So. Illinois11-722-10138
N. Iowa11-723-1370
Indiana St.8-1015-17171
Missouri St.8-1013-19235
Loyola-Chi.7-1115-17239
Bradley3-155-27306
Drake2-167-24325

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New Mex. St.13-123-11111
Grand Canyon11-327-792
Cal-Baker.11-324-9117
Seattle7-715-17287
Utah Valley6-812-18272
UMKC4-1012-19286
UT-Rio Grande Valley4-108-22337
Chicago St.0-144-28348
 
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