NORMAL, Ill. -- Jackie Carmichael had 21 points and Illinois State defeated Bethune-Cookman 75-51 on Sunday.
Jon Ekey and Tyler Brown scored 14 points apiece for the Redbirds (4-2), and Nic Moore added 10 points. Illinois State shot 64 percent from the field in the game -- a record for the home team at Redbird Arena -- and was 59 percent (10 of 17) from 3-point range. Brown made all four of his shots from behind the arc.
Illinois State finished the first half on a 25-5 run for a 36-20 lead at the break.
Adrien Coleman led Bethune-Cookman (2-4) with 12 points. The Wildcats shot 40 percent from the field, and gathered only 18 rebounds compared to 31 for Illinois State.