Illinois St. 85, W. Michigan 63

Jackie Carmichael scored 24 points and Illinois State rolled to

an 85-63 victory over Western Michigan on Saturday night.

Illinois State (6-3) also benefited from 50.8 percent shooting

from the floor (31 of 61) and a 39-8 scoring advantage off the


Tyler Brown scored 13 points for Illinois State, and Johnny Hill

contributed 10 assists.

Western Michigan (6-3) could not get untracked with its

shooting, making just 33.9 percent from the floor (33.9 percent).

It did have a 41-35 rebounding edge.

Nate Hutcheson scored 15 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for

Western Michigan. Darius Paul scored 14 points and Brandon Pokley

scored 13.