Scores

Final

W Illinois 67

(8-11, 2-7 Summit)

Southern Utah 54

(5-15, 1-8 Summit)

9:30 PM ET, January 23, 2010

Centrum Arena, Cedar City, Utah

1 2 T
WIU 27 4067
SUU 21 3354

Top Performers

Western Illinois: C. Clark III 23 Pts, 3 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl

Southern Utah: J. Nielson 13 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl

W. Illinois 67, S. Utah 54

Associated Press

CEDAR CITY, Utah -- Ceola Clark scored 23 points, including six 3-pointers, to hoist Western Illinois to a 67-54 win over Southern Utah on Saturday night.

Long-distance shooting made the difference, with the Leathernecks (8-11, 2-7 Summit) sinking 10 of 20 tries from beyond the arc and the Thunderbirds (5-15, 1-8) hitting just one 3-pointer.

David Nurse was responsible for the rest of Leathernecks' 3-point scoring, going 4-for-8 from long distance. He finished with 14 points overall. Quenton Kirby added 11 points and James Granstra had 10.

Davis Baker led the Thunderbirds in scoring with 14 points, while Jake Nielson scored 13 and Matt Massey had 11.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
WIU
SUU
Points 67 54
FG Made-Attempted 24-52 (.462) 20-51 (.392)
3P Made-Attempted 10-20 (.500) 1-8 (.125)
FT Made-Attempted 9-12 (.750) 13-20 (.650)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
Largest Lead 15 3

2009-10 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 23, 2010 WIU 67, @SUU 54Recap
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