Scores

Final

Cleveland State 60

(14-16, 5-10 Horizon)

W Illinois 54

(19-7, 11-3 Summit)

    8:00 PM ET, February 23, 2013

    Western Hall, Macomb, Illinois

    1 2 T
    CLEV 27 3360
    WIU 29 2554

    Top Performers

    Cleveland State: C. Lee 16 Pts, 3 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl

    Western Illinois: A. Link 15 Pts, 3 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Cleveland St. 60, W. Illinois 54

    Associated Press

    MACOMB, Ill. -- Bryn Forbes and Charlie Lee each scored 16 points and Cleveland State defeated Western Illinois 60-54 in a BracketBusters game on Saturday night.

    Western Illinois (19-7) led 29-27 at the half and had an advantage into the second, but Forbes put Cleveland State (14-16) ahead with a 3-pointer with 15:25 left in the game. Forbes and Lee each had two 3-pointers for the game.

    Western Illinois hung around, and was within 44-42 on a layup by Ceola Clark with 8:39 left, but could not regain the lead.

    Adam Link scored 15 points to lead Western Illinois. Terell Parks scored 12 and grabbed eight rebounds, and Clark finished with 10 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CLEV
    WIU
    Points 60 54
    FG Made-Attempted 22-45 (.489) 21-43 (.488)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-11 (.455) 3-8 (.375)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-14 (.786) 9-12 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 8 11

    2012-13 Season

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