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Western Illinois vs Oakland

W. Illinois 71, Oakland 61

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ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) - Ceola Clark scored 19 points Thursday night and keyed a late 11-0 run that propelled Western Illinois to a 71-61 victory over Oakland, Mich.

Tommie Tyler and Terell Parks scored 16 points apiece for the Leathernecks (8-5, 3-2 Summit League), who have won two in a row and four of five. Obi Emegano added 11.

Reggie Hamilton's 16 points led the Golden Grizzlies (8-10, 2-4), whose losing streak stretched to six games. Drew Valentine added 15 and Travis Bader 13.

The Leathernecks shot 58 percent (25 of 43), and Oakland committed 20 turnovers that led to 28 Western Illinois points.

The Leathernecks were up 53-44 with 8:19 left before a 3-pointer by Bader and Hamilton's three-point play cut it to 53-50.

But Western Illinois scored the next 11 points, including seven by Clark, for a 64-50 advantage with 3:08 to go.

Oakland had won the teams' previous 10 meetings.

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Western Illinois Leathernecks
O. Emegano, F344-83-741311
J. McDonald, F70-00-00010
T. Parks, C267-82-281316
C. Clark III, G375-106-656219
T. Tyler, G376-112-223216
J. Houpt301-40-01143
D. Gebru141-10-03012
J. Packer80-02-20112
A. Watson40-00-00020
D. McAvoy31-10-00002
Totals 25-4315-1926131971
 58.1%78.9% 
Oakland Golden Grizzlies
D. Valentine, F346-102-232215
D. Williams, F191-10-03012
K. Sikora, C131-11-21023
R. Hamilton, G335-144-443116
R. Bass, G250-50-02140
T. Bader314-101-230213
C. Petros271-21-24043
L. Lucas-Perry131-37-70039
M. Poches50-00-00000
Totals 19-4616-192361961
 41.3%84.2% 
Mid Continent
Oral Roberts12-223-11
Oakland10-419-14
Valparaiso9-516-15
IUPUI7-715-15
Southern Utah6-816-14
UMKC6-812-20
Centenary3-1110-21
Western Ill.3-117-23
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Valparaiso7-220-486
Clev. St.7-213-10138
Green Bay6-217-553
Oakland5-210-12163
Detroit4-511-13191
Milwaukee4-59-14270
Wright St.3-511-11140
Ill.-Chicago1-75-18313
Youngstown St.1-810-14281
 
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PEP 45 Final
GONZ 73
Michigan 71 Final
Indiana 73
UNLV 89 Final
CSBK 57
SDCC 52 Final
SDSU 83