W. Illinois 73, Culver-Stockton 36
David Nurse scored 18 points to lead Western Illinois in a 73-36
rout of Culver-Stockton Wednesday night.
Quenton Kirby scored 16 points and Matt Lander 13 for the
Leathernecks (4-5), who outrebounded Culver-Stockton 46-22. Western
Illinois led 44-19 at halftime and added to their margin after
All five of Nurse’s field goals were 3-pointers. He had one more
3-pointer than Culver-Stockton, which was 4-for-20 on the night
from behind the line.
Jason Gillespie, with 16 points, was the only player in double
figures for the Wildcats (2-7), who are members of the NAIA.
Gillespie made six shots out of his team’s 13 field goals in the
game. Culver-Stockton made just 31 percent of its shots from the