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Fayne ties career-high 24, Illinois State beats Valpo 76-65

NORMAL, Ill. (AP) Phil Fayne tied his career high with 24 points on 11-of-12 shooting and grabbed nine boards to help Illinois State beat Valparaiso 76-65 on Saturday night.

Milik Yarbrough added 17 points, eight rebounds and seven assists for the Redbirds (11-11, 5-5 Missouri Valley Conference). Keyshawn Evans had three 3-pointers and scored 17.

Illinois State led the entire way and pushed its advantage to double digits shortly before the end of the first half. The Redbirds had a 7-0 run early in the second half to lead 45-29, and they kept the lead between 10 and 19 the rest of the way.

Bakari Evelyn had 20 points, Derrik Smits scored a career-high 17 and Tevonn Walker added 16 for the Crusaders (11-12, 2-8), who lost their fifth straight.

Valparaiso missed its first 14 3-point attempts and finished the game 3 of 19.

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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%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
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 Valparaiso 11-12 234265
home team logo Illinois State 11-11 344276
Team Stats
away team logo Valparaiso 11-12 71.6 PPG 36.5 RPG 15.4 APG
home team logo Illinois State 11-11 71.9 PPG 38.8 RPG 14.9 APG
Key Players
35
R. Fazekas 12.7 PPG 4.1 RPG 1.1 APG 45.9 FG%
52
M. Yarbrough 17.1 PPG 8.0 RPG 3.6 APG 50.2 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB