Illinois St. 77, UAB 65

Bryant Allen scored 30 points on 9-of-15 shooting which included
six made 3-pointers and the Illinois State defense forced 27
turnovers to stay perfect on the season and prevail 77-65 over UAB
on Friday night.

Two others were in double figures for Illinois State (5-0) with
Tyler Brown adding 15 points and six rebounds. Jackie Carmichael
had 11 points, five rebounds and five blocked shots. Kaza Keane had
nine points, four rebounds, four assists and three steals.

Allen added six steals to his game-high point total for the
Redbirds.

Jordan Swing recorded a double-double for UAB (3-2) with 18
points and 11 rebounds. Rod Rucker was 7 of 11 from the field for
14 points and had three rebounds and two assists. Robert Williams
had seven points and nine rebounds for the Blazers.