Scores

Final

Ohio 67

(5-3, 1-0 away)

Illinois State 65

(6-3, 6-2 home)

    8:05 PM ET, December 8, 2010

    Redbird Arena, Normal, Illinois

    1 2 T
    OHIO 27 4067
    ILST 29 3665

    Top Performers

    Ohio: D. Cooper 29 Pts, 5 Reb, 8 Ast, 6 Stl, 2 Blk

    Illinois State: T. Lewis 15 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Stl

    Ohio 67, Illinois St. 65

    Associated Press

    NORMAL, Ill. -- D. J. Cooper scored 29 points, including the winning basket with 31 seconds remaining, as Ohio defeated Illinois State 67-65 Wednesday night.

    Cooper, a guard, also had eight assists, six steals and five rebounds for the Bobcats (5-3). His backcourt mate, Nick Kellogg, had 19 points. They combined to make eight of Ohio's nine 3-pointers in the contest with Kellogg going 5-for-7 from behind the arc.

    Illinois State outrebounded Ohio 44-31. The Bobcats never led by more than three points in the game.

    Tony Lewis had 15 points and 12 rebounds for the Redbirds (6-3). Jackie Carmichael led Illinois State with 16 points.

    Lewis made a pair of free throws with 1:26 to play, tying the game for the 10th and final time. The Redbirds took two 3-point shots in the final 11 seconds but missed both.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    OHIO
    ILST
    Points 67 65
    FG Made-Attempted 23-58 (.397) 23-55 (.418)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-28 (.321) 4-19 (.211)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-17 (.706) 15-22 (.682)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 8

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