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Murphy leads Drake past Illinois St. 78-62 in MVC tourney

ST. LOUIS (AP) Tremell Murphy had a season-high 26 points as Drake got past Illinois State 78-62 in the quarterfinals of the Missouri Valley Conference Tourney on Friday night.

Anthony Murphy had 16 points and 10 rebounds for Drake (24-8). Noah Thomas added 13 points. Liam Robbins had three blocks for the hosts.

Illinois State put up 17 points in the first half, a season low for the team.

Phil Fayne had 18 points for the Redbirds (17-16). Milik Yarbrough added 11 points and seven rebounds.

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Key Players
M. Yarbrough
N. Norton
20 G
32.1 Min. Per Game 32.1
14.0 Pts. Per Game 14.0
5.9 Ast. Per Game 5.9
4.1 Reb. Per Game 4.1
46.1 Field Goal % 47.8
34.0 Three Point % 40.0
77.9 Free Throw % 91.9
+ 2 Milik Yarbrough made dunk 15.0
  Defensive rebound by Matt Chastain 23.0
  Anthony Murphy missed 2nd of 2 free throws 23.0
  Anthony Murphy missed 1st of 2 free throws 23.0
  Personal foul on Milik Yarbrough 23.0
  Defensive rebound by Anthony Murphy 26.0
  Keyshawn Evans missed 3-pt. jump shot 28.0
  Defensive rebound by Matt Chastain 34.0
  Noah Thomas missed 2nd of 2 free throws 34.0
+ 1 Noah Thomas made 1st of 2 free throws 34.0
  Personal foul on Josh Jefferson 34.0
Team Stats
Points 62 78
Field Goals 20-59 (33.9%) 26-48 (54.2%)
3-Pointers 5-24 (20.8%) 6-12 (50.0%)
Free Throws 17-23 (73.9%) 20-25 (80.0%)
Total Rebounds 32 33
Offensive 11 4
Defensive 18 25
Team 3 4
Assists 8 13
Steals 8 9
Blocks 2 6
Turnovers 14 12
Fouls 22 18
Technicals 0 0
18 PTS, 6 REB
26 PTS, 7 REB, 1 AST
12T
away team logo Illinois State 17-16 174562
home team logo Drake 24-8 374178
Team Stats
away team logo Illinois State 17-16 68.4 PPG 37.6 RPG 12.8 APG
home team logo Drake 24-8 75.4 PPG 39 RPG 15.2 APG
Key Players
10
P. Fayne F 15.9 PPG 6.3 RPG 0.8 APG 54.2 FG%
2
T. Murphy F 10.4 PPG 6.2 RPG 1.7 APG 50.4 FG%
Top Scorers
P. Fayne F 18 PTS 6 REB 0 AST
T. Murphy F 26 PTS 7 REB 1 AST
33.9 FG% 54.2
20.8 3PT FG% 50.0
73.9 FT% 80.0
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
P. Fayne 18 6 0 6/10 0/0 6/9 3 36 2 1 2 4 2
M. Yarbrough 11 7 3 3/17 1/4 4/5 3 24 1 1 3 1 6
K. Evans 6 0 1 2/8 2/6 0/0 3 27 0 0 2 0 0
Z. Copeland 4 1 3 1/8 0/5 2/2 1 19 2 0 1 0 1
W. Tinsley 3 3 0 1/3 1/3 0/0 1 12 0 0 2 1 2
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
P. Fayne 18 6 0 6/10 0/0 6/9 3 36 2 1 2 4 2
M. Yarbrough 11 7 3 3/17 1/4 4/5 3 24 1 1 3 1 6
K. Evans 6 0 1 2/8 2/6 0/0 3 27 0 0 2 0 0
Z. Copeland 4 1 3 1/8 0/5 2/2 1 19 2 0 1 0 1
W. Tinsley 3 3 0 1/3 1/3 0/0 1 12 0 0 2 1 2
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
J. Jefferson 8 3 0 2/5 1/3 3/3 4 26 1 0 1 0 3
R. Idowu 5 2 0 2/2 0/0 1/2 3 16 1 0 1 2 0
M. Chastain 4 4 0 2/3 0/1 0/0 2 22 1 0 0 2 2
I. Gassman 2 3 0 1/3 0/2 0/0 1 14 0 0 0 1 2
M. Hein 1 0 1 0/0 0/0 1/2 1 4 0 0 2 0 0
J. Hillsman - - - - - - - - - - - - -
K. Fisher III - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Boyd - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T. Bruninga - - - - - - - - - - - - -
L. Donnelly - - - - - - - - - - - - -
A. Ndiaye - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 62 29 8 20/59 5/24 17/23 22 200 8 2 14 11 18
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
T. Murphy 26 7 1 11/15 0/0 4/4 4 32 2 1 2 2 5
A. Murphy 16 10 2 4/6 2/3 6/8 1 35 4 1 2 0 10
N. Thomas 13 1 5 4/8 1/2 4/5 4 26 0 0 1 0 1
B. Ellingson 8 1 2 3/6 2/4 0/0 0 39 1 0 2 0 1
N. McGlynn 2 1 0 0/2 0/0 2/2 0 7 0 1 0 0 1
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
T. Murphy 26 7 1 11/15 0/0 4/4 4 32 2 1 2 2 5
A. Murphy 16 10 2 4/6 2/3 6/8 1 35 4 1 2 0 10
N. Thomas 13 1 5 4/8 1/2 4/5 4 26 0 0 1 0 1
B. Ellingson 8 1 2 3/6 2/4 0/0 0 39 1 0 2 0 1
N. McGlynn 2 1 0 0/2 0/0 2/2 0 7 0 1 0 0 1
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
L. Robbins 5 5 2 2/5 0/0 1/2 4 23 1 3 2 2 3
G. Sturtz 5 3 1 1/4 0/1 3/4 1 25 1 0 2 0 3
A. Pilipovic 3 1 0 1/2 1/2 0/0 3 12 0 0 1 0 1
S. Jones 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
N. Norton - - - - - - - - - - - - -
C. Gholson - - - - - - - - - - - - -
R. Penn - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Wilkins - - - - - - - - - - - - -
M. Gray - - - - - - - - - - - - -
L. Vaske - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 78 29 13 26/48 6/12 20/25 18 200 9 6 12 4 25