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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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High Point13-422-782
Char. So.12-518-10154
Coast. Car.12-621-9149
Radford11-620-10150
Winthrop11-616-12217
Gardner-Webb10-718-12159
NC-Asheville9-813-15258
Presbyterian6-1110-20308
Campbell4-1310-20315
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Illinois7-817-1159
Michigan7-814-1381
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Northwestern5-1014-14113
Nebraska5-1113-15123
Penn St.3-1215-13112
Rutgers2-1410-19155
 
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