Scores

Final

W Illinois 59

(2-0, 1-0 away)

Savannah State 52

(1-1, 1-1 home)

    12:00 PM ET, November 14, 2010

    Tiger Arena, Savannah, Georgia

    1 2 T
    WIU 26 3359
    SAV 24 2852

    Top Performers

    Western Illinois: C. Clark III 22 Pts, 2 Reb

    Savannah State: J. Shuler 22 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    W. Illinois 59, Savannah St. 52

    Associated Press

    SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Ceola Clark scored 22 points to lead Western Illinois past Savannah State 59-52 on Sunday.

    The Leathernecks (3-0) led by just two at halftime, 26-24, before opening the second half on a 14-5 run. Clark, who scored 13 in the second half, had nine points during the run, which he capped with a 3-pointer for a 40-29 lead with 15:39 remaining.

    Western Illinois shot 60 percent from the field in the second half (9 of 15) and finished with a 52.8 field goal percentage (19 of 36).

    The Tigers (1-1) brought the score to 46-42 on Preston Blackmon's free throw with 5:06 left, but they wouldn't get any closer as Western Illinois scored six straight. Matt Lander's layup put the Leathernecks ahead 52-42 with 3:56 to go. Lander finished with 15 points and was 6-for-8 shooting.

    Jovonni Shuler led the Tigers with 22 points, 17 in the second half, and Blackmon finished with 11.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WIU
    SAV
    Points 59 52
    FG Made-Attempted 19-36 (.528) 17-44 (.386)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-13 (.385) 4-15 (.267)
    FT Made-Attempted 16-24 (.667) 14-21 (.667)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 7 2

    2010-11 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    » Nov 14, 2010 WIU 59, @SAV 52Recap
    Mar 1, 2011 SAV 51, @WIU 47Recap