Scores

Final

Bradley 59

(14-12, 6-8 MVC)

Illinois State 79

(16-10, 7-7 MVC)

8:00 PM ET, February 13, 2013

Redbird Arena, Normal, Illinois

1 2 T
BRAD 31 2859
ILST 32 4779

Top Performers

Bradley: J. Eastman 11 Pts, 7 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

Illinois State: J. Carmichael 27 Pts, 13 Reb, 3 Blk

Illinois St. 79, Bradley 59

Associated Press

NORMAL, Ill. -- Jackie Carmichael had 27 points and 13 rebounds as streaking Illinois State avenged a loss to Bradley two weeks ago with a 79-59 victory Wednesday night.

Tyler Brown added 22 points, eight rebounds and five assists for the Redbirds (16-10, 7-7 Missouri Valley).

After starting 0-6 in the Missouri Valley Conference, Illinois State has won seven of its last eight games, with the lone loss coming to Bradley 83-77 on Jan. 29. During that stretch, the Redbirds won last Saturday at then-No. 16 Creighton (their first win over a ranked team since 1985) and came back last Wednesday from a 17-point deficit to beat Drake (their biggest comeback win since 2004).

Bradley (14-12, 6-8) got 15 points from Walt Lemon Jr., 11 from Jake Eastman and 10 from Tyshon Pickett.

Illinois State led by just two points with 9:42 remaining but closed the game on a 24-4 run.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
BRAD
ILST
Points 59 79
FG Made-Attempted 23-65 (.354) 27-57 (.474)
3P Made-Attempted 8-24 (.333) 7-21 (.333)
FT Made-Attempted 5-8 (.625) 18-20 (.900)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 10 (0/0)
Largest Lead 4 23

2012-13 Season

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Jan 29, 2013 @BRAD 83, ILST 77Recap
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