Illinois State vs Rutgers

Illinois St. 76, Rutgers 70

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CANCUN, Mexico (AP) - John Wilkins scored 21 points and Nic Moore hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:29 to play as Illinois State defeated Rutgers 76-70 on Tuesday at the Cancun Challenge.

The Redbirds (3-1) also got 19 points from Tyler Brown, 11 from Moore and 10 from Jon Ekey.

Eli Carter and Austin Johnson led the Scarlet Knights (3-2) with 12 points apiece. Gilvydas Biruta added 11 and Myles Mack 10.

Illinois State never trailed until Dane Miller's 3-pointer put Rutgers up 66-65 with 3:16 left. Then, with the Redbirds trailing 68-67, Moore sank his clutch basket.

Rutgers had an advantage in shooting, hitting 29 of 61 (47 percent) to Illinois State's 19 of 42 (45 percent.)

But the Redbirds made 10 of 21 3-pointers and 28 of 38 free throws, while the Scarlet Knights went 4 of 11 from 3-point range and 8 of 18 from the line.

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Illinois State Redbirds
J. Ekey, F263-52-241310
J. Carmichael, F181-34-65056
T. Brown, G356-125-854019
J. Wilkins, G335-98-9101421
A. Cousin, G322-52-24237
N. Moore312-45-913311
J. Threloff120-00-02020
D. Clark70-30-01000
J. Hill50-12-20002
Z. Upshaw10-00-00000
Totals 19-4228-3834112076
 45.2%73.7% 
Rutgers Scarlet Knights
G. Biruta, F305-90-572511
A. Johnson, F246-80-231112
D. Miller, G303-50-04347
M. Mack, G253-93-411310
E. Carter, G234-83-422212
J. Seagears213-61-22357
M. Poole193-90-02126
M. Kone121-31-11023
A. Carroll80-10-02000
D. Randall61-20-01012
G. Lewis20-10-00010
Totals 29-618-1827132670
 47.5%44.4% 
Missouri Valley
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Wichita St.18-035-1
Indiana St.12-623-11
N. Iowa10-816-15
Missouri St.9-920-13
Illinois St.9-918-16
So. Illinois9-914-19
Bradley7-1112-20
Drake6-1215-16
Evansville6-1214-19
Loyola-Chi.4-1410-22

American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Louisville15-331-6
Cincinnati15-327-7
Connecticut12-632-8
SMU12-627-10
Memphis12-624-10
Houston8-1017-16
Rutgers5-1312-21
UCF4-1413-18
Temple4-149-22
So. Florida3-1512-20
 
Other games
Memphis 99 Final
Tenn 97
La Salle 69 Final
PITT 73
Ark St 27 Final
Louisville 54
Michigan 75 Final
DUKE 82
TNST 69 Final
NC 102
UMKC 31 Final
Wisc 77
UCLA 56 Final
Kansas 72
SCST 50 Final
Baylor 70
Missouri 92 Final
California 53