Recap - Illinois State Defeats Bradley 70-54
|Recap - Illinois State Defeats Bradley 70-54|
Illinois State got a 26-point performance from Daishon Knight as they ran past Bradley 70-54 on Saturday at Redbird Arena.
Illinois State won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 6.5-point spread as favorites.
Illinois State got 13 points from Paris Lee and another 10 points from Bobby Hunter. Bobby Hunter contributed 5 assists, while Jamaal Samuel cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Bradley got 18 points from Walt Lemon, Jr. in a losing cause and another 12 points from Auston Barnes. Tyshon Pickett contributed 2 assists for them, while Tyshon Pickett had 11 rebounds.
Illinois State hit the break leading 30-27 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Bradley as they grabbed 35 boards, while Illinois State only had 33.