Swmissouri 50
Illinoisst 86
Date of game: 2/27/2013

Recap: Illinois State vs. Missouri State

Normal, IL (Sports Network) - Tyler Brown led all scorers with 25 points as the Illinois State Redbirds made easy work of the Missouri State Bears, 86-50, in a Missouri Valley Conference bout at Redbird Arena.

It was Brown's 13th 20-plus point performance this season for Illinois State (17-13, 8-9 MVC), which snapped a three-game losing streak. Jackie Carmichael was stellar in the paint with 16 points, 11 rebounds and two blocks, while Johnny Hill added 15 points on 4-of-6 from the field and 6-of-6 from the foul line.

For Missouri State (9-21, 6-11), only Anthony Downing netted in double figures with 12 points. The Bears, who shot just 37.5 percent from the floor, have lost three of four.

Illinois State outshot Missouri State from the field in the first half, 56 percent to 34.5 percent, as it took a comfortable 43-25 lead into intermission.

The Redbirds' field goal efficiency actually improved to 62.5 percent in the final 20 minutes as they led by as many as 39.

Illinois State shot 18-of-24 from the free-throw line on the night, while the Bears were just 5-of-12 from the stripe.

Game Notes

Illinois State rallies into FCS title game

If ever there was doubt about the Missouri Valley Football Conference being the top conference in the FCS, Illinois State provided a reminder on Saturday.

Lions clinch playoff spot

Landover, MD (Sports Network) - The Detroit Lions clinched a playoff spot on Saturday due to the Philadelphia Eagles' loss to the Washington Redskins.

Giants acquire McGehee from Marlins

The San Francisco Giants have acquired infielder Casey McGehee from the Miami Marlins in exchange for minor league pitchers Kendry Flores and Luis Castillo.

Anthony to play in Knicks-Suns tilt

New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony will play in Saturday's game against the Phoenix Suns after sitting out the team's previous outing due to soreness in his left knee.

Vancouver's Hansen collapses on bench

Vancouver Canucks forward Jannik Hansen collapsed on the bench during the second period of Saturday's game against the Calgary Flames and had to be helped to the locker room.

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.