Gardner-Webb vs Illinois

Illinois 63, Gardner-Webb 62

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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) - Tyler Griffey buried a long 3-pointer with 4 seconds left and Illinois survived a scare Sunday by beating Gardner-Webb 63-62.

After winning the Maui Invitational, the Illini (7-0) came home and needed to rally against Gardner-Webb. Griffey's 3 followed a banked-in 3-pointer from Tashan Newsome with 12 seconds left that gave the Runnin' Bulldogs (4-4) a 62-60 lead.

Griffey was one of four Illinois players to finish with 13 points Sunday with D.J. Richardson, Brandon Paul and Joseph Bertrand. Bertrand added six rebounds.

The Illini overcame cold shooting. They hit just 33 percent of their first-half shots and led Gardner-Webb 24-23 at halftime.

Donta Harper led the Bulldogs with 16 points. Newsome finished with 11 points.

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Scoreboard
Gardner-Webb (4-4)233962
Illinois (7-0) «243963

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Gardner-Webb Bulldogs
D. Harper, F344-147-834216
K. Hartley, F183-60-07029
J. Hill, F140-01-20011
T. Strange, G342-60-04444
M. Landis, G264-100-031010
O. Branch262-41-25135
T. Newsome244-92-223411
C. Hensley213-50-23016
I. Ivey30-00-00000
Totals 22-5411-1629131762
 40.7%68.8% 
Illinois Fighting Illini
T. Griffey, F275-131-220113
N. Egwu, C232-30-01034
D. Richardson, G353-75-621313
B. Paul, G334-103-464213
T. Abrams, G180-20-02010
J. Bertrand315-92-263113
S. McLaurin180-03-42023
M. Henry122-40-01114
D. Langford30-00-00000
Totals 21-4814-182991463
 43.8%77.8% 
Big South
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Winthrop15-326-770
UNC-Ash.15-323-1073
Liberty14-421-14173
Gardner-Webb11-719-14186
High Point9-915-16235
Radford8-1014-18227
Campbell7-1119-18247
Char. So.7-1112-19295
Longwood3-156-24343
Presbyterian1-175-25347

Big Ten
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Purdue14-427-819
Wisconsin12-627-1036
Maryland12-624-934
Minnesota11-724-1020
Michigan10-826-1225
Northwestern10-824-1251
Michigan St.10-820-1550
Iowa10-819-1581
Illinois8-1020-1564
Indiana7-1018-1679
Ohio St.7-1117-1590
Penn St.6-1215-18101
Nebraska6-1212-19108
Rutgers3-1515-18172
 
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ULL 60 Final
MIST 63
COLG 51 Final
SYR 87
POST 58 Final
OKST 81
STONY 62 Final
UCONN 73
BALL 53 Final
IND 101
DAVID 67 Final
GONZ 81
AF 74 Final
COLO 89
CP 70 Final
UCLA 68
SDSU 66 Final
USC 60