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

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