Scores

Final

Southern Utah 65

(9-9, 4-4 Summit)

W Illinois 55

(9-7, 4-4 Summit)

    8:00 PM ET, January 14, 2012

    Western Hall, Macomb, Illinois

    1 2 T
    SUU 26 3965
    WIU 19 3655

    Top Performers

    Southern Utah: D. Heuir 22 Pts, 9 Reb, 5 Ast

    Western Illinois: T. Parks 13 Pts, 11 Reb

    S. Utah 65, W. Illinois 55

    Associated Press

    MACOMB, Ill. -- Damon Heuir scored 22 points and Southern Utah shot 61.5 percent in a 65-55 victory over Western Illinois on Saturday night.

    Ramell Taylor added 21 points and Jackson Stevenett 13 for the Thunderbirds (9-9, 4-4 Summit League), who hit 24 of 39 shots and won their second in a row.

    Ceola Clark paced the Leathernecks (9-7, 4-4) with 16 points and recorded one steal to tie Bill Heisler's school career record of 167. Terell Parks had a double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds, and Obi Emegano scored 13.

    Western Illinois has lost two straight.

    Clark opened the game with a 3-pointer, but the Thunderbirds replied with a 13-0 run and never trailed again.

    The Leathernecks went 8:13 without scoring before Don McAvoy sank a 3-pointer with 10:12 left in the half.

    Southern Utah was up 26-19 at intermission, and the lead peaked at 13 late in the game.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SUU
    WIU
    Points 65 55
    FG Made-Attempted 24-39 (.615) 19-53 (.358)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-3 (.667) 4-14 (.286)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-20 (.750) 13-17 (.765)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 13 3

    2011-12 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    » Jan 14, 2012 SUU 65, @WIU 55Recap
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