Henry leads Bradley over Illinois State 74-71 in OT
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — Ja’Shon Henry scored six of his 11 points in overtime and added 10 rebounds to lift Bradley to a 74-71 win over Illinois State on Wednesday night.
Illinois State’s Zach Copeland made three free throws with nine seconds left in regulation to force overtime tied 67-all.
Nate Kennell had 19 points for Bradley (20-10, 11-6 Missouri Valley Conference), which rebounded from a 90-78 loss at Valparaiso on Saturday and has won five of its last six. Darrell Brown added 17 points and seven assists. Koch Bar had 10 points.
The Braves improve to 2-0 against the Redbirds for the season. Bradley defeated Illinois State 75-63 on Jan. 22. Bradley finishes out the regular season against Loyola of Chicago at home on Saturday. Illinois State finishes out the regular season against Evansville on the road on Saturday.