Illinois State Downs Indiana State 60-58 - Match Report
|Illinois State Downs Indiana State 60-58 - Match Report|
Johnny Hill scored 18 points leading Illinois State to a 60-58 victory over Indiana State at Redbird Arena on Wednesday.
Illinois State did not, however, defeat Indiana State against the spread, which closed at 8 at most sportsbooks.
Jackie Carmichael had 16 points for Illinois State and Tyler Brown chipped in with 9 points. Jackie Carmichael had 2 assists for them, while Jackie Carmichael was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
Indiana State got a 13-point performance from Manny Arop, who was supported by 9 points from Jake Odum. Justin Gant had 2 assists in a losing cause for Indiana State, while RJ Mahurin grabbed 8 rebounds.
Illinois State hit the break leading 29-26 before taking care of business in the second half.
Indiana State had a 44-38 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.