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Illinois St beats Tulsa 84-68 for 3rd at Puerto Rico Tip-Off

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) Keyshawn Evans scored 29 points and Illinois State jumped out to a huge first-half lead to beat Tulsa 84-68 in Sunday's third-place game at the relocated Puerto Rico Tip-Off.

Evans had 20 points by halftime on 8-for-9 shooting, helping the Redbirds (2-2) run off 20 straight points to take control in the opening 6 1/2 minutes. Illinois State shot 62 percent and hit eight 3-pointers to build a 46-27 halftime lead, then led by as many as 22 points.

The Golden Hurricane (2-3) never got the deficit below double figures in the second half.

Evans made 10 of 13 shots for the game, including all six of his 3-point tries. Illinois State finished shooting 57 percent and made 12 of 23 3-pointers.

Junior Etou scored 16 points before fouling out late for Tulsa, which shot 37 percent.

The Tip-Off was moved to South Carolina due to hurricane damage in Puerto Rico.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
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Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Illinois State 2-2 463884
home team logo Tulsa 2-3 274168
Team Stats
away team logo Illinois State 2-2 68.4 PPG 37.6 RPG 12.8 APG
home team logo Tulsa 2-3 71.8 PPG 38.6 RPG 13.4 APG
Key Players
52
M. Yarbrough 16.7 PPG 6.9 RPG 3.1 APG 46.1 FG%
2
D. Jeffries 13.0 PPG 5.6 RPG 1.8 APG 50.2 FG%
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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