Scores

Final

North Dakota St 67

(8-9, 2-4 Summit)

W Illinois 83

(8-8, 3-2 Summit)

    8:00 PM ET, January 12, 2008

    Western Hall, Macomb, Illinois

    1 2 T
    NDSU 32 3567
    WIU 35 4883

    Top Performers

    North Dakota State: B. Woodside 22 Pts, 7 Reb, 7 Ast

    Western Illinois: D. Nurse 22 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Ast

    W. Illinois 83, N. Dakota St. 67

    Associated Press

    MACOMB, Ill. (AP) -- Sophomore David Nurse scored 22 points, including four 3-pointers, to lead Western Illinois to a 83-67 win over North Dakota State on Saturday night.

    David Jackson added 20 points and had four assists and Jerryck Owens-Murrey had 14 points, including six rebounds, for the Leathernecks (8-8, 3-2). James Washington came off the bench and scored 12 points and had five assists for Western Illinois.

    The Leathernecks led 35-32 at the half in a game that featured six lead changes.

    Western Illinois shot 29-for-52 from the field, or about 56 percent, compared with North Dakota State's (8-9, 2-4) 20-for-46 from the field, or about 44 percent.

    Ben Woodside scored 22 points and had seven rebounds and seven assists for the Bison. Brett Winkelman, who was 6-for-6 from the free-throw line, chipped in 16 points including six rebounds. Mike Nelson added 15 points including five rebounds for North Dakota State.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NDSU
    WIU
    Points 67 83
    FG Made-Attempted 20-46 (.435) 29-52 (.558)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-11 (.182) 7-11 (.636)
    FT Made-Attempted 25-33 (.758) 18-27 (.667)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 27 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 17 17

    2007-08 Season

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