Scores

Final

North Dakota St 62

(9-8, 3-4 Summit)

W Illinois 67

(7-10, 2-5 Summit)

    8:00 PM ET, January 15, 2011

    Western Hall, Macomb, Illinois

    1 2 T
    NDSU 25 3762
    WIU 26 4167

    Top Performers

    North Dakota State: F. Coleman 8 Pts, 7 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    Western Illinois: M. Lander 22 Pts, 3 Reb, 4 Ast

    W. Illinois 67, N. Dakota St. 62

    Associated Press

    MACOMB, Ill. -- Matt Lander scored 22 points, which included the go-ahead basket with 1:03 remaining, and Western Illinois defeated North Dakota State 67-62 on Saturday night.

    The Leathernecks (7-10, 2-5 Summit League) and Bison (9-8, 3-4) were tied at 61 when Lander's layup gave Western Illinois the lead for good with 1:03 remaining. Jack Houpt hit four free throws in the final 17 seconds to close it out for the Leathernecks.

    Lander did most of his damage at the free-throw line, making 13 of 14 attempts. Houpt finished with 15 points and six rebounds, and Jelani Johnson added 14 points for the Leathernecks, who led 26-25 at halftime.

    Michael Tveidt led North Dakota State with 14 points, but he made just 4 of 14 shots. He also missed a free throw that would have tied the game at 63 with 49 seconds remaining.

    Drew Lundberg scored 11 points and TrayVonn Wright 10 for the Bison.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NDSU
    WIU
    Points 62 67
    FG Made-Attempted 22-58 (.379) 19-44 (.432)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-20 (.300) 8-15 (.533)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-17 (.706) 21-24 (.875)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 5

    2010-11 Season

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