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Final

W Illinois 55

(9-17, 6-9 Summit)

    6:30 PM ET, February 14, 2009

    Gold Dome, Shreveport, Louisiana

    1 2 T
    WIU 26 2955
    CENT 26 2854

    Top Performers

    Western Illinois: J. Rivers 18 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    Centenary: C. Adams 13 Pts, 7 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

    W. Illinois 55, Centenary 54

    Associated Press

    SHREVEPORT, La. -- David DuBois scored 19 points, including the game-winning free throws with 5 seconds left, to lift Western Illinois to a 55-54 victory over Centenary on Saturday.

    DuBois was fouled by Jerrald Bonham with Centenary leading 54-53. DuBois hit both shots from the foul line to give the Leathernecks (9-17, 6-9 Summit League) their second win in three games.

    Gary Redus II gave Centenary (7-19, 5-9) a 54-52 lead with 1:23 left, but Western Illinois' Josh Rivers hit one of his two free-throw attempts to cut the advantage to 54-53 with 1:07 left.

    The Leathernecks didn't hit a field goal in the final 3:14.

    Rivers scored 18 points and David Nurse added 10 points for Western Illinois.

    Chase Adams scored 13 points and had seven rebounds for the Gents, who have lost five consecutive games. Nick Stallings and Redus scored 12 points each.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WIU
    CENT
    Points 55 54
    FG Made-Attempted 19-41 (.463) 18-48 (.375)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-13 (.462) 4-17 (.235)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-13 (.846) 14-19 (.737)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 7 3

    2008-09 Season

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    Jan 15, 2009 CENT 47, @WIU 45Recap
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