Scores

Final

Lipscomb 70

(1-3, 0-2 away)

Illinois State 78

(2-1, 2-0 home)

    5:05 PM ET, November 19, 2011

    Redbird Arena, Normal, Illinois

    1 2 T
    LIP 30 4070
    ILST 41 3778

    Top Performers

    Lipscomb: R. Boyd 21 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Stl

    Illinois St: T. Brown 19 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Illinois St. 78, Lipscomb 70

    Associated Press

    NORMAL, Ill. -- Tyler Brown scored 19 points, leading five Illinois State players in double figures, and the Redbirds held on to beat Lipscomb 78-70 on Saturday night.

    John Wilkins had 15 points, Anthony Cousin scored 13, and Jon Ekey and Johnny Hill each scored 11 for Illinois State (2-1). The Redbirds led 41-30 at halftime but the Bison (1-3) got within a point twice in the second half, the last at 61-60. Hill scored for Illinois State and Brown hit a 3-pointer with 5:30 to go. Lipscomb never came within four points after that.

    Robert Boyd led all scorers with 21 points for Lipscomb. Zavion Williams scored 18 points and Malcolm Smith added 11 for the Bison.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LIP
    ILST
    Points 70 78
    FG Made-Attempted 29-66 (.439) 24-49 (.490)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-26 (.346) 8-20 (.400)
    FT Made-Attempted 3-9 (.333) 22-28 (.786)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 12

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