Scores

Final OT

Illinois State 62

(8-3, 1-1 away)

UNC-Wilmington 60

(5-5, 0-1 CAA)

    7:00 PM ET, December 20, 2010

    Trask Coliseum, Wilmington, North Carolina

    1 2 OT T
    ILST 25 27 1062
    UNCW 19 33 860

    Top Performers

    Illinois St: J. Ekey 22 Pts, 12 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Blk

    UNC Wilmington: C. Tomko 23 Pts, 8 Reb, 3 Ast, 4 Stl

    Illinois St. 62, N.C.-Wilmington 60

    Associated Press

    WILMINGTON, N.C. -- Jon Ekey scored 22 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as Illinois State defeated North Carolina-Wilmington 62-60 in overtime on Monday night.

    The Redbirds (8-3) were outscored 33-27 in the second half before going 3 for 4 from the field in overtime for their third straight win against the Seahawks (5-5).

    Illinois State opened overtime missing three straight free throws before Jackie Carmichael made the back end of his pair for a 54-53 lead with 2:50 to play.

    The teams traded baskets before UNC-Wilmington tied it at 56 on Keith Rendleman's jumper. Alex Rubin then hit a 3 with 44 seconds left and Carmichael followed with a dunk to help the Redbirds to pull away, 61-56, with 10 seconds to play.

    John Wilkins added 13 points and Carmichael finished with 11 for Illinois State. The Redbirds outrebounded UNC-Wilmington 40-30.

    Chad Tomko had 23 points for the Seahawks.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ILST
    UNCW
    Points 62 60
    FG Made-Attempted 24-53 (.453) 22-54 (.407)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-23 (.348) 7-20 (.350)
    FT Made-Attempted 6-12 (.500) 9-17 (.529)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 10 3

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