Illinois St. 75, Bethune-Cookman 51
Jackie Carmichael had 21 points and Illinois State defeated
Bethune-Cookman 75-51 on Sunday.
Jon Ekey and Tyler Brown scored 14 points apiece for the
Redbirds (4-2), and Nic Moore added 10 points. Illinois State shot
64 percent from the field in the game – a record for the home team
at Redbird Arena – and was 59 percent (10 of 17) from 3-point
range. Brown made all four of his shots from behind the arc.
Illinois State finished the first half on a 25-5 run for a 36-20
lead at the break.
Adrien Coleman led Bethune-Cookman (2-4) with 12 points. The
Wildcats shot 40 percent from the field, and gathered only 18
rebounds compared to 31 for Illinois State.