Urbana vs Chicago State

Urbana 59, Chicago St. 55


CHICAGO (AP) - Ramel Mitchell scored 17 points as Urbana picked up its first victory in school history over a Division I team with a 59-55 win over Chicago State on Saturday.

Sharif Muhammad Jr. added 14 points and Marcus Pearl 12 for the Division II Blue Knights (8-18), who compete in the Ohio Independents League. Dyrell Dolson had 11 rebounds.

Urbana had failed in its previous 21 tries against Division I programs.

Lee Fisher's 12 points paced the Cougars (4-24). Jeremy Robinson and Ardarius Simmons added 11 apiece, and Clarke Rosenberg grabbed 11 boards.

The Blue Knights scored the first seven points but trailed 27-25 at the half.

Pearl's three-point play gave Urbana a 55-47 edge with 2:33 left before Fisher, Rosenberg and Simmons brought the Cougars within 55-53 with 1:10 to go. But Mitchell hit four free throws to clinch it.

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Urbana Blue Knights
S. Muhammad Jr., F323-88-955214
D. Dolson, F282-83-411147
R. Mitchell, G365-126-633217
M. Pearl, G315-91-110012
J. Brown, G222-40-11135
S. Perry130-30-02050
C. Moore120-31-25011
B. Woods90-00-03010
D. Goins81-10-00023
D. Komljenovic40-00-00010
T. Cain30-00-00010
R. Gzibovskis20-10-01020
Totals 18-4919-2336102459
Chicago State Cougars
L. Fisher, F312-77-951112
J. Robinson, F294-122-892311
D. Nelson, F151-11-22023
A. Simmons, G385-161-213311
M. Samuels, G232-51-33015
C. Rosenberg282-63-311127
A. Williams200-40-01010
Q. Ukaigwe123-30-04046
N. Henry40-10-00010
Totals 19-5515-274171855

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New Mex. St.0-02-137
Utah Valley0-02-2104
UT-Rio Grande Valley0-02-2204
Chicago St.0-01-4116
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