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Bradley wins 2nd straight MVC game, tops Illinois St 85-68

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) Luuk van Bree and Darrell Brown combined to score 41 points and Bradley built a 17-point first-half lead and held on to beat I-74 rival Illinois State, 85-68 on Wednesday night.

Bradley now has won back-to-back Missouri Valley games after starting the conference season with five straight losses.

Brown hit a 3-pointer with 11 seconds left in the first half to give the Braves a 43-26 advantage at the break. Van Bree hit two 3s in the first three minutes of the second half to push Bradley's lead to 53-31.

Van Bree hit 9 of 13 from the field and finished with 21 points for Bradley (10-10, 2-5). Brown was 5 of 7 from distance and finished with 20 points while Elijah Childs grabbed 11 rebounds.

Milik Yarbrough finished with 25 points for Illinois State (11-9, 4-3). Phil Fayne added 17 points.

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Key Players
M. Yarbrough
D. Brown
33.0 Min. Per Game 33.0
14.6 Pts. Per Game 14.6
3.2 Ast. Per Game 3.2
2.0 Reb. Per Game 2.0
50.6 Field Goal % 39.2
40.0 Three Point % 43.8
72.4 Free Throw % 71.1
  Defensive rebound by Peter Hanley 18.0
  Isaac Gassman missed jump shot 20.0
  Shot clock violation turnover on Bradley 28.0
  Defensive rebound by Dwayne Lautier-Ogunleye 1:00
  William Tinsley missed 3-pt. jump shot 1:02
+ 1 Luqman Lundy made free throw 1:19
  Shooting foul on Zach Copeland 1:19
+ 2 Luqman Lundy made layup 1:20
  Defensive rebound by Elijah Childs 1:50
  Zach Copeland missed 3-pt. jump shot 1:52
+ 2 Luuk van Bree made layup, assist by Darrell Brown 2:02
Team Stats
Points 68 85
Field Goals 23-61 (37.7%) 31-54 (57.4%)
3-Pointers 7-25 (28.0%) 10-17 (58.8%)
Free Throws 15-19 (78.9%) 13-19 (68.4%)
Total Rebounds 29 40
Offensive 5 6
Defensive 21 34
Team 3 0
Assists 13 19
Steals 4 2
Blocks 2 3
Turnovers 8 10
Fouls 21 18
Technicals 1 0
25 PTS, 3 REB, 2 AST
21 PTS, 7 REB
12T
away team logo Illinois State 11-9 264268
home team logo Bradley 10-10 434285
Team Stats
away team logo Illinois State 11-9 69.8 PPG 37.7 RPG 13.8 APG
home team logo Bradley 10-10 67.7 PPG 36.6 RPG 12.0 APG
Key Players
52
M. Yarbrough G 16.6 PPG 7.1 RPG 3.3 APG 48.0 FG%
13
L. van Bree F 6.5 PPG 4.0 RPG 0.5 APG 48.0 FG%
Top Scorers
M. Yarbrough G 25 PTS 3 REB 2 AST
L. van Bree F 21 PTS 7 REB 0 AST
37.7 FG% 57.4
28.0 3PT FG% 58.8
78.9 FT% 68.4
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
M. Yarbrough 25 3 2 9/16 1/4 6/7 2 34 0 1 1 0 3
P. Fayne 17 6 1 5/13 0/0 7/8 5 23 0 0 1 4 2
K. Evans 13 5 1 4/8 4/7 1/1 3 33 0 0 0 0 5
Z. Copeland 6 3 5 2/11 1/5 1/1 4 34 4 0 3 1 2
M. Chastain 0 3 2 0/2 0/2 0/0 2 21 0 1 1 0 3
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
M. Yarbrough 25 3 2 9/16 1/4 6/7 2 34 0 1 1 0 3
P. Fayne 17 6 1 5/13 0/0 7/8 5 23 0 0 1 4 2
K. Evans 13 5 1 4/8 4/7 1/1 3 33 0 0 0 0 5
Z. Copeland 6 3 5 2/11 1/5 1/1 4 34 4 0 3 1 2
M. Chastain 0 3 2 0/2 0/2 0/0 2 21 0 1 1 0 3
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
I. Gassman 3 2 0 1/2 1/1 0/0 2 12 0 0 1 0 2
M. Hein 2 3 2 1/3 0/2 0/0 1 21 0 0 1 0 3
W. Tinsley 2 1 0 1/5 0/4 0/0 1 12 0 0 0 0 1
R. Idowu 0 0 0 0/1 0/0 0/2 0 10 0 0 0 0 0
J. Hillsman - - - - - - - - - - - - -
K. Fisher III - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Boyd - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T. Bruninga - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Jefferson - - - - - - - - - - - - -
L. Donnelly - - - - - - - - - - - - -
A. Ndiaye - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 68 26 13 23/61 7/25 15/19 21 200 4 2 8 5 21
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
L. van Bree 21 7 0 9/13 3/4 0/0 2 27 0 1 0 1 6
D. Brown 20 1 3 6/11 5/7 3/4 3 37 0 0 1 0 1
L. Lundy 11 4 5 3/5 1/1 4/5 1 27 1 0 1 1 3
E. Childs 8 11 3 4/10 0/1 0/0 3 29 1 1 2 1 10
D. Lautier-Ogunleye 3 7 2 1/3 1/1 0/1 1 29 0 0 2 0 7
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
L. van Bree 21 7 0 9/13 3/4 0/0 2 27 0 1 0 1 6
D. Brown 20 1 3 6/11 5/7 3/4 3 37 0 0 1 0 1
L. Lundy 11 4 5 3/5 1/1 4/5 1 27 1 0 1 1 3
E. Childs 8 11 3 4/10 0/1 0/0 3 29 1 1 2 1 10
D. Lautier-Ogunleye 3 7 2 1/3 1/1 0/1 1 29 0 0 2 0 7
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
N. Kennell 9 5 4 2/4 0/2 5/6 3 19 0 0 1 0 5
K. Bar 6 2 2 3/4 0/0 0/0 2 18 0 0 2 2 0
J. Henry 6 1 0 3/3 0/0 0/1 2 5 0 0 0 0 1
A. Brummett 1 1 0 0/1 0/1 1/2 1 8 0 1 1 1 0
P. Hanley 0 1 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
A. Pittman - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Hodgson - - - - - - - - - - - - -
A. Boya - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 85 40 19 31/54 10/17 13/19 18 200 2 3 10 6 34