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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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% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UNC-Ash.14-222-769
Winthrop13-321-678
Liberty13-318-11163
Gardner-Webb9-716-13215
High Point8-814-14225
Radford7-912-16216
Campbell6-1013-15278
Char. So.6-1010-17310
Longwood3-136-21338
Presbyterian1-155-22346

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Purdue11-322-520
Wisconsin11-322-524
Maryland10-422-518
Northwestern9-520-739
Minnesota8-620-723
Michigan St.8-616-1145
Michigan7-717-1055
Iowa6-814-13119
Penn St.6-814-1373
Nebraska6-812-1474
Illinois5-915-1266
Indiana5-915-1290
Ohio St.5-1015-1381
Rutgers2-1313-15154
 
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