Illinois State vs Bradley

Bradley 83, Illinois St. 77

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PEORIA, Ill. (AP) - Walt Lemon Jr. scored a career-high 27 points on 9-of-16 shooting Tuesday night, helping Bradley snap its losing streak against intrastate rival Illinois State with an 83-77 win.

Lemon added five rebounds and five steals. Tyshon Pickett and Dyricus Simms-Edwards chipped in 15 points apiece for the Braves (13-9, 5-5 Missouri Valley), who had lost their last seven games against Illinois State. Simms-Edwards, whose average of 3.00 steals per game was fourth in Division I entering the game, had four steals Tuesday.

John Wilkins and Jackie Carmichael scored 16 points each for the Redbirds (12-10, 3-7), who led by as many as 16 in the first half before Bradley rallied. Tyler Brown added 13 points, eight rebounds and six assists, and Jon Ekey scored 11 off the bench.

Bradley dominated inside, outscoring Illinois State 46-14 in the paint, and scored 27 points off the Redbirds' 23 turnovers.

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Illinois State Redbirds
J. Carmichael, F335-136-970416
J. Wilkins, F324-64-462416
B. Allen, G323-50-02019
T. Brown, G322-88-1086313
J. Hill, G112-32-21226
K. Keane180-20-01230
J. Ekey164-50-020311
A. Cousin130-10-10130
N. Zeisloft132-50-02216
Totals 22-4820-2631152477
 45.8%76.9% 
Bradley Braves
T. Pickett, F327-121-160415
J. Prosser, C171-52-33144
W. Lemon Jr., G399-169-1051127
D. Simms-Edwards, G395-155-765215
J. Eastman, G343-52-26129
W. Egolf223-62-35049
J. Crawford81-40-00102
S. Shayok81-10-01042
K. Bell10-00-00000
Totals 30-6421-263592183
 46.9%80.8% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wichita St.16-226-947
Evansville12-625-993
Illinois St.12-618-14114
So. Illinois11-722-10138
N. Iowa11-723-1370
Indiana St.8-1015-17171
Missouri St.8-1013-19235
Loyola-Chi.7-1115-17239
Bradley3-155-27306
Drake2-167-24325
 
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