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Illinois State beats Akron 73-68 in Cayman Islands Classic

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) Josh Jefferson made four 3-pointers and scored 19 points, Phil Fayne had 18 points and nine rebounds and Illinois State beat Akron 73-68 on Tuesday in the Cayman Islands Classic.

Fayne made two free throws with 3:38 to go for a 68-62 lead, but Akron pulled within 70-68 on Jimond Ivey's fast-break dunk. Yarbrough hit 1 of 2 free throws with 25 seconds left for a three-point lead, and after Ivey missed a 3-pointer, Josh Jefferson sealed it with two free throws.

Milik Yarbrough added 12 points, 16 rebounds and three assists for Illinois State (3-2). Zach Copeland scored 11 with six assists.

Ivey had 16 points and eight rebounds for Akron (3-2), which shot just 32.3 percent from the field. Loren Cristian Jackson added 15 points with five assists but he was just 3-of-12 shooting, and Daniel Utomi had 11 points and eight boards.

The Zips were 3 of 20 from 3-point range in the first half and finished 7 of 41 for 17.1 percent.

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Key Players
D. Utomi
M. Yarbrough
26.0 Min. Per Game 26.0
17.3 Pts. Per Game 17.3
3.8 Ast. Per Game 3.8
7.5 Reb. Per Game 7.5
30.8 Field Goal % 50.8
23.8 Three Point % 25.0
75.0 Free Throw % 59.1
  Defensive rebound by William Tinsley 1.0
  Tyler Cheese missed 3-pt. jump shot 3.0
+ 1 Josh Jefferson made 2nd of 2 free throws 8.0
+ 1 Josh Jefferson made 1st of 2 free throws 8.0
  Personal foul on Tyler Cheese 8.0
  Defensive rebound by Josh Jefferson 8.0
  Jimond Ivey missed 3-pt. jump shot 10.0
  Defensive rebound by Jimond Ivey 24.0
  Milik Yarbrough missed 1st of 2 free throws 24.0
+ 1 Milik Yarbrough made 1st of 2 free throws 24.0
  Shooting foul on Tyler Cheese 24.0
Team Stats
Points 68 73
Field Goals 21-65 (32.3%) 26-56 (46.4%)
3-Pointers 7-41 (17.1%) 6-15 (40.0%)
Free Throws 19-24 (79.2%) 15-21 (71.4%)
Total Rebounds 37 46
Offensive 7 9
Defensive 24 37
Team 6 0
Assists 9 12
Steals 6 1
Blocks 1 3
Turnovers 4 9
Fouls 18 20
Technicals 0 1
16 PTS, 8 REB, 2 AST
19 PTS, 5 REB, 1 AST
12T
away team logo Akron 3-2 323668
home team logo Illinois State 3-2 373673
Team Stats
away team logo Akron 3-2 68.8 PPG 40.2 RPG 12.1 APG
home team logo Illinois State 3-2 68.4 PPG 37.6 RPG 12.8 APG
Key Players
0
J. Ivey G 11.8 PPG 6.1 RPG 3.3 APG 45.8 FG%
11
J. Jefferson G 8.7 PPG 2.1 RPG 1.6 APG 39.7 FG%
Top Scorers
J. Ivey G 16 PTS 8 REB 2 AST
J. Jefferson G 19 PTS 5 REB 1 AST
32.3 FG% 46.4
17.1 3PT FG% 40.0
79.2 FT% 71.4
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
J. Ivey 16 8 2 6/13 2/9 2/2 1 38 2 0 0 1 7
L. Jackson 15 2 5 3/12 1/8 8/10 2 30 1 0 1 0 2
D. Utomi 11 8 1 4/14 3/12 0/0 4 34 1 1 3 1 7
D. Riak 9 6 0 3/7 0/0 3/4 5 23 0 0 0 3 3
C. Banks 7 3 0 2/7 0/4 3/4 2 28 1 0 0 1 2
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
J. Ivey 16 8 2 6/13 2/9 2/2 1 38 2 0 0 1 7
L. Jackson 15 2 5 3/12 1/8 8/10 2 30 1 0 1 0 2
D. Utomi 11 8 1 4/14 3/12 0/0 4 34 1 1 3 1 7
D. Riak 9 6 0 3/7 0/0 3/4 5 23 0 0 0 3 3
C. Banks 7 3 0 2/7 0/4 3/4 2 28 1 0 0 1 2
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
T. Cheese 7 3 0 2/10 0/6 3/4 2 25 0 0 0 1 2
J. Roscoe 3 0 1 1/2 1/2 0/0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0
E. Olojakpoke 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0
M. Kostelac 0 1 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 1 8 1 0 0 0 1
X. Williams - - - - - - - - - - - - -
M. McIntyre - - - - - - - - - - - - -
K. Gueye - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Sayles - - - - - - - - - - - - -
L. Smith - - - - - - - - - - - - -
S. Walter - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Fischer - - - - - - - - - - - - -
L. Toles - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 68 31 9 21/65 7/41 19/24 18 200 6 1 4 7 24
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
P. Fayne 18 9 0 7/11 0/0 4/5 5 31 0 1 1 3 6
M. Yarbrough 12 16 3 5/13 0/0 2/6 2 32 1 0 2 3 13
Z. Copeland 11 4 6 4/11 1/3 2/3 4 35 0 0 2 0 4
K. Evans 5 1 1 1/6 1/4 2/2 3 13 0 0 2 0 1
W. Tinsley 2 6 0 1/4 0/3 0/0 4 22 0 2 0 0 6
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
P. Fayne 18 9 0 7/11 0/0 4/5 5 31 0 1 1 3 6
M. Yarbrough 12 16 3 5/13 0/0 2/6 2 32 1 0 2 3 13
Z. Copeland 11 4 6 4/11 1/3 2/3 4 35 0 0 2 0 4
K. Evans 5 1 1 1/6 1/4 2/2 3 13 0 0 2 0 1
W. Tinsley 2 6 0 1/4 0/3 0/0 4 22 0 2 0 0 6
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
J. Jefferson 19 5 1 6/9 4/5 3/3 0 32 0 0 2 0 5
R. Idowu 4 1 0 1/1 0/0 2/2 1 7 0 0 0 1 0
M. Chastain 2 4 1 1/1 0/0 0/0 1 26 0 0 0 2 2
I. Gassman 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
M. Hein - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Hillsman - - - - - - - - - - - - -
K. Fisher III - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Boyd - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T. Bruninga - - - - - - - - - - - - -
L. Donnelly - - - - - - - - - - - - -
A. Ndiaye - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 73 46 12 26/56 6/15 15/21 20 200 1 3 9 9 37