St. Francis (N.Y.) vs Illinois

Illinois 89, St. Francis (NY) 64

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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) - Tyler Griffey scored 17 points and Tracy Abrams had 15, leading Illinois to an 89-64 win over St. Francis (N.Y.) Monday night.

Brandon Paul added 14 points and six assists for the Illini (2-0).

Akeem Johnson led St. Francis (1-1) with 13 points, Ben Mockford added 12 and Jalen Cannon had 11 rebounds.

Illinois couldn't shake the Terriers early, but closed the first half on a 15-0 run to take a 45-25 lead. The Illini held St. Francis scoreless for 7:11 during the spurt.

Illinois had only eight turnovers, something that concerned first-year coach John Groce during exhibition play.

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St. Francis (N.Y.) Terriers
J. Cannon, F304-70-011028
K. Douglas, F253-40-14027
B. Mockford, G275-130-110212
A. Johnson, G264-85-621113
B. Jones, G191-20-02522
D. Calloway201-83-42125
A. Isailovic182-30-02206
M. Milk111-10-00002
T. Nichols91-20-01122
A. White70-10-01100
P. Santavenere31-20-00123
L. Ulmer30-11-20111
M. Trivic21-10-00003
Totals 24-539-1430131664
 45.3%64.3% 
Illinois Fighting Illini
T. Griffey, F237-100-050117
N. Egwu, C224-72-353210
T. Abrams, G306-131-124115
D. Richardson, G263-80-04038
B. Paul, G234-116-1036114
J. Bertrand213-50-05227
M. Henry131-30-01003
S. McLaurin131-12-43134
D. Langford100-20-02000
M. LaTulip82-42-20007
M. Shaw61-11-23014
I. Djimde30-00-00000
K. Berardini20-00-00100
Totals 32-6514-2235171489
 49.2%63.6% 
Northeast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
F. Dickinson7-19-10233
Mt St Marys7-19-12163
LIU-Brooklyn6-213-8231
Wagner4-48-10277
St. Fran.-Pa.4-47-12283
Sacred Heart3-58-13301
Robert Morris3-57-14267
Bryant3-56-15300
St. Fran.-NY2-64-17341
CCSU1-73-16348

Big Ten
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Maryland5-117-223
Wisconsin5-116-332
Northwestern5-216-434
Purdue5-216-431
Indiana4-314-677
Michigan St.4-312-836
Minnesota3-415-514
Michigan3-413-780
Iowa3-411-9120
Penn St.3-411-971
Nebraska3-49-1057
Illinois2-512-845
Ohio St.2-512-884
Rutgers1-612-8147
 
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BUF 68 Final
FSU 95
NDST 61 Final
IND 87
MONM 57 Final
ND 84
NFLA 66 Final
MEMP 81
IUPU 54 Final
MICH 91
NAU 54 Final
UNLV 92
WVU 50 Final
GONZ 84