Bradley vs Illinois State

Illinois St. 79, Bradley 59

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NORMAL, Ill. (AP) - Jackie Carmichael had 27 points and 13 rebounds as streaking Illinois State avenged a loss to Bradley two weeks ago with a 79-59 victory Wednesday night.

Tyler Brown added 22 points, eight rebounds and five assists for the Redbirds (16-10, 7-7 Missouri Valley).

After starting 0-6 in the Missouri Valley Conference, Illinois State has won seven of its last eight games, with the lone loss coming to Bradley 83-77 on Jan. 29. During that stretch, the Redbirds won last Saturday at then-No. 16 Creighton (their first win over a ranked team since 1985) and came back last Wednesday from a 17-point deficit to beat Drake (their biggest comeback win since 2004).

Bradley (14-12, 6-8) got 15 points from Walt Lemon Jr., 11 from Jake Eastman and 10 from Tyshon Pickett.

Illinois State led by just two points with 9:42 remaining but closed the game on a 24-4 run.

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Bradley Braves
J. Eastman, F344-111-274211
T. Pickett, F264-71-270510
W. Lemon Jr., G356-181-243215
W. Egolf, G333-102-26238
D. Simms-Edwards, G210-70-02110
J. Prosser171-20-03002
J. Crawford163-60-02018
K. Bell111-30-00022
S. Shayok30-00-00000
M. Alwan10-00-00000
D. Harris10-00-00100
M. Knezevic11-10-01003
N. Wells10-00-00000
Totals 23-655-836111659
 35.4%62.5% 
Illinois State Redbirds
J. Carmichael, F3410-157-9130027
J. Wilkins, F222-32-22137
T. Brown, G326-147-785022
B. Allen, G313-70-00227
J. Hill, G272-62-22317
J. Ekey212-60-06244
K. Keane181-30-01202
N. Zeisloft80-20-00100
A. Cousin20-00-01000
J. Threloff20-00-00000
Z. Upshaw21-10-00003
M. Stacho10-00-00000
Totals 27-5718-2039161079
 47.4%90% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wichita St.17-130-517
N. Iowa16-231-414
Illinois St.11-722-1362
Indiana St.11-715-16190
Evansville9-924-12119
Loyola-Chi.8-1024-13123
Drake6-129-22269
Missouri St.5-1311-20247
So. Illinois4-1412-21278
Bradley3-159-24288
 
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