Scores

Final

Southern Utah 53

(4-10, 2-1 Summit)

W Illinois 61

(5-8, 2-0 Summit)

    8:00 PM ET, December 31, 2008

    Western Hall, Macomb, Illinois

    1 2 T
    SUU 26 2753
    WIU 31 3061

    Top Performers

    Southern Utah: D. Baker 25 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    Western Illinois: D. Dubois 19 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    W. Illinois 61, S. Utah 53

    Associated Press

    MACOMB, Ill. -- David DuBois had 19 points and ten rebounds for a double-double to lead Western Illinois past Southern Utah 61-53 on Wednesday.

    David Nurse and Josh Rivers each had 11 points for Western Illinois (5-8, 2-0 Summit) to keep the Leathernecks undefeated in Summit League play. Quenton Kirby came off the bench to add ten points.

    Davis Baker led Southern Utah (4-10, 2-1 Summit League) with 25 points, including three 3-pointers. Tyler Quinney had 12 points, including 8-8 free throws.

    Western Illinois held a 31-26 lead going into halftime and continued to dominate in the second period, outscoring Southern Utah 30-27 after the break.

    It was the first league defeat of the season for Southern Utah.

    Southern Utah made five 3-pointers, compared with three for Western Illinois. The Leathernecks shot 12-16 free throws.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SUU
    WIU
    Points 53 61
    FG Made-Attempted 20-40 (.500) 23-48 (.479)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-9 (.556) 3-6 (.500)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-8 (1.000) 12-16 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 8 8

    2008-09 Season

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