Illinois State vs Bradley

Illinois St. 54, Bradley 53


PEORIA, Ill. (AP) - Jackie Carmichael had 16 points and 14 rebounds Saturday and Illinois State beat Bradley 54-53 on Saturday.

Jon Ekey scored 10 points for the Redbirds (18-12, 9-9 Missouri Valley).

Walt Lemon Jr. led the Braves (7-24, 2-16) with 21 points, but missed a free throw in the final seconds that would have tied the game. Dyricus Simms-Edwards added 14 points for Bradley.

Both teams played their final games before the MVC tournament in St. Louis. Illinois State, the No. 4 seed, will play Northern Iowa on Friday in the quarterfinals. Bradley, the No. 10 seed, faces Drake in a first-round game on Thursday.

Illinois State has won six in a row against Bradley, tying its longest streak that last happened in 1982-85.

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Illinois State Redbirds
J. Carmichael, F366-124-5141216
J. Ekey, F303-53-551310
N. Moore, G321-93-41215
T. Brown, G253-110-04229
J. Wilkins, G120-22-43022
B. Allen293-71-11139
J. Threloff131-11-13113
A. Cousin120-10-03200
J. Hill110-00-00000
Totals 17-4814-2039101454
Bradley Braves
S. Shayok, F232-60-04144
A. Thompson, C171-62-26054
D. Simms-Edwards, G364-144-453114
J. Eastman, G331-70-05112
C. Woods, G140-30-03020
W. Lemon377-135-852121
J. Prosser231-40-05122
J. Crawford172-60-03126
Totals 18-5911-143891853
Missouri Valley
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wichita St.17-131-532
Illinois St.17-128-733
So. Illinois9-917-16145
N. Iowa9-914-16162
Missouri St.7-1117-16209
Indiana St.5-1311-20233
Other games
VT 65 Final
VANDY 74 Final
Kentucky 83
ND 58 Final
St John's 61
Drake 58 Final
Wich St 81
Oklahoma 60 Final
Baylor 70
NOVA 46 Final
Florida 62 Final
Georgia 76
Missouri 86 Final
Kansas 87
AF 58 Final
NC 54 Final
Virginia 51
Purdue 75 Final
Michigan 61
Temple 72 Final
St Joe's 82
N Mexico 64 Final
TCU 83
Nebraska 34 Final
Mich St 62
MRST 69 Final
Syracuse 71 Final
UConn 69
Colo St 66 Final