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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So. Illinois9-916-15151
N. Iowa9-914-15147
Loyola-Chi.8-1018-13166
Missouri St.7-1116-15216
Bradley7-1112-19221
Evansville6-1215-16188
Indiana St.5-1311-19222
Drake5-137-23306

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New Mex. St.10-324-562
Grand Canyon10-321-9148
UMKC7-615-15185
Seattle5-813-15265
Utah Valley5-813-15213
UT-Rio Grande Valley2-1110-20319
Chicago St.1-126-24312
 
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