Scores

Final

W Illinois 63

(4-7, 1-0 Summit)

SE Missouri St 64

(3-8, 0-2 OVC)

    4:00 PM ET, December 21, 2008

    Show Me Center, Cape Girardeau, Missouri

    1 2 T
    WIU 29 3463
    SEMO 28 3664

    Top Performers

    Western Illinois: J. Rivers 17 Pts, 4 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl

    SE Missouri St: C. Williams 25 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 5 Blk

    SE Missouri 64, W. Illinois 63

    Associated Press

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- Calvin Williams scored 25 points and had five blocks, both career highs, to lead Southeast Missouri to a 64-63 win over Western Illinois on Sunday.

    Williams scored 14 of the final 16 points for Southeast Missouri (3-8, 0-2 Ohio Valley). Kenard Moore had 13 for the Redhawks, while Jaycen Herring added 11 points.

    Western Illinois (4-7, 1-0 Summit League) was led by Josh Rivers' 17 points. David Nurse scored 12 and David DuBois 11 for the Leathernecks.

    The Redhawks snapped a five-game losing streak.

    The game stayed close in the second half, with both teams taking the lead at times. They were tied 62-62 with 1:40 left.

    Western Illinois' Quenton Kirby had a chance to tie the game again with 48 seconds to go, but he missed the first of two free throws to keep it 64-63 and Southeast Missouri held on to win.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WIU
    SEMO
    Points 63 64
    FG Made-Attempted 21-57 (.368) 21-40 (.525)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-22 (.409) 3-8 (.375)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-15 (.800) 19-24 (.792)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 3

    2008-09 Season

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