Scores

Final

Illinois State 75

(9-4, 0-1 MVC)

Indiana State 77

(8-4, 1-0 MVC)

    1:05 PM ET, December 30, 2012

    Hulman Center, Terre Haute, Indiana

    1 2 T
    ILST 27 4875
    INST 36 4177

    Top Performers

    Illinois State: J. Ekey 16 Pts, 6 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Blk

    Indiana State: J. Odum 17 Pts, 5 Reb, 6 Ast, 3 Stl

    Indiana St. 77, Illinois St. 75

    Associated Press

    TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Justin Gant had 18 points and 11 rebounds Sunday and Indiana State defeated Illinois State 77-75 in the Missouri Valley Conference opener for both teams.

    Jake Odum had 17 points and six assists for the Sycamores (8-4), who were coming off a third-place finish in the Diamond Head Classic in Honolulu. Odum hit the game-winning basket in overtime against Miami in the consolation game.

    Devonte Brown added 12 points and Manny Arop scored 10 for Indiana State.

    Jon Ekey led Illinois State (9-4) with 16 points. Jackie Carmichael had 13 points and 14 rebounds for the Redbirds, whose four-game winning streak ended. A last-second 3-point try by Illinois State's Nick Zeisloft missed.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ILST
    INST
    Points 75 77
    FG Made-Attempted 23-62 (.371) 26-60 (.433)
    3P Made-Attempted 12-29 (.414) 4-11 (.364)
    FT Made-Attempted 17-23 (.739) 21-31 (.677)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 4 11

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