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.