ST THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP)–DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell scored 20 points and hauled in seven rebounds, Daishon Knight finished with 18 points, and Illinois State beat Weber State 73-64 in the opening round of the Paradise Jam on Friday night.
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KENT, Ohio (AP)–Kris Brewer scored 17 points and went 3 for 3 from long range Friday night to lead Kent State to a 74-51 win over Southern Illinois in the opening round of the Men Against Breast Cancer Classic.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP)–Malcolm Hill led Illinois with a career-high 16 points and added six rebounds in a 107-66 victory over Austin Peay on Friday night.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP)–Junior-college transfer Rodney Pryor came off the bench to pour in 26 points to lead Robert Morris past Bradley 68-61 on Wednesday night.
Knox men’s head basketball coach Kevin Walden is in his third year at the helm. He’s in the midst of rebuilding with a very young team.
The Knox Prairie Fire open their basketball season Saturday, November 15 against Concordia University of Chicago. They’ll have a busy weekend to start as they’ll also play Webster University of St. Louis on Sunday afternoon. Coach Walden has hit the recruiting trail hard and has added size and depth to his young roster. We talked with Coach Walden on the WGIL Morning News.
Here’s a look at today’s sports schedule.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Tre Demps had 20 points, including four 3-pointers and Drew Crawford added 15 points and six assists to lead 11th-seeded Northwestern to a 67-62 victory over No. 6 Iowa in the Big Ten Tournament Thursday night.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP)–Tyler Stone scored 27 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and sixth-seeded Southeast Missouri State beat seventh-seeded Eastern Illinois 79-61 in the first round of the Ohio Valley Conference tournament on Wednesday night.