NCAA Basketball

Illinois State Redbirds (4-6)


Wed. 12/6 Sat. 12/9 Sat. 12/16 Tue. 12/19 Sat. 12/23
@ BYU 
L 68-80
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vs. Murray 
L 72-78
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@ Miss 
12:30 PM PT1:30 PM MT2:30 PM CT3:30 PM ET8:30 PM GMT4:30 PM 北京时间1:30 PM MST3:30 PM EST
vs. UIC 
5:00 PM PT6:00 PM MT7:00 PM CT8:00 PM ET1:00 PM GMT9:00 PM 北京时间6:00 PM MST8:00 PM EST
@ Evan 
11:00 AM PT12:00 PM MT1:00 PM CT2:00 PM ET7:00 PM GMT3:00 PM 北京时间12:00 PM MST2:00 PM EST

Murray State holds off Illinois State 78-72, wins 5 in a row

NORMAL, Ill. (AP) Terrell Miller Jr. scored 25 points, Shaq Buchanan added 16, and Murray State held off Illinois State 78-72 on Saturday to win its fifth straight.

The Racers scored 11 straight and pulled ahead 47-34 early in the second half for its largest lead of the game. The Redbirds closed to 70-68 on William Tinsley's 3, but Jonathan Stark replied with a 3 and the Racers led 75-70 on Jalen Durpree's layup with 1:26 left. Milik Yarbrough's jumper made it a three-point game, but Ja Morant sealed it with three free throws in the final 20 seconds.

Morant scored 15 points with nine rebounds, Stark had 13, and the Racers (6-1) outshot the Redbirds 50 percent to 41 percent.

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Leaders
Points: K. Evans18.6
Rebounds: P. Fayne6.7
Assists: K. Evans4.4
FG%: P. Fayne57.3%
FT%: M. Yarbrough77.0%
3P%: K. Evans49.3%
Steals: P. Fayne1.6
Blocks: P. Fayne1.2
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Duke11-1
2 Kansas7-2
3 Michigan State9-1
4 Villanova10-0
5 Florida6-3
6 Wichita State8-1
7 Texas A&M8-1
8 Kentucky8-1
9 Notre Dame8-2
10 Miami (FL)8-0
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Duke11-1
2 Kansas7-2
3 Michigan State9-1
4 Villanova10-0
5 Florida6-3
6 Wichita State8-1
7 Kentucky8-1
8 Notre Dame8-2
9 Texas A&M8-1
10 North Carolina9-1
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Missouri Valley Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Loyola Chicago 0-0 10-1
Valparaiso 0-0 8-2
Evansville 0-0 8-2
UNI 0-0 8-2
Bradley 0-0 7-2
Missouri State 0-0 9-3
Drake 0-0 5-4
Southern Illinois 0-0 4-4
Indiana State 0-0 4-5
Illinois State 0-0 4-6
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 72.5 (228)
Rebounds: 7.3 (338)
Assists: 15.1 (118)
FG%: 43.0% (258)
FT%: 67.7% (249)
3P%: 36.1% (139)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 74.8 (230)
Rebounds: 24.8 (228)
Assists: 15.6 (287)
FG%: 42.7% (145)
FT%: 70.8% (203)
3P%: 31.9% (96)
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