GAMEDAY Mens Basketball

Illinois State 78, Valparaiso 75

Associated Press

NORMAL, Ill. - Antonio Reeves had a career-high 34 points as Illinois State narrowly defeated Valparaiso 78-75 in overtime.

The Redbirds led for all of overtime.

Liam McChesney had 16 points and 10 rebounds for Illinois State (11-14, 4-8 Missouri Valley Conference), which ended its five-game losing streak. Josiah Strong added 10 points.

Kevion Taylor scored a season-high 26 points for Valpo (11-13, 4-8). Kobe King added 14 points. Ben Krikke had 12 points and four blocks.


Valparaiso
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
B. Krikke F 40 6-14 0-0 0-0 1-4 2 4 1 1 3 12
K. Taylor F 37 7-14 7-7 5-8 0-3 1 0 3 4 3 26
K. King G 37 6-15 2-4 0-1 0-3 2 0 3 0 2 14
E. Gordon G 34 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-6 3 0 0 1 1 2
P. Ruedinger G 24 2-3 1-2 1-1 0-3 3 0 0 1 5 6
D. DeAveiro   22 1-3 0-0 0-0 0-3 3 0 0 0 2 2
S. Edwards   21 5-11 0-0 2-6 0-2 1 1 0 1 0 12
T. Woodyard   11 0-3 1-2 0-2 1-3 0 0 0 0 1 1
Totals   226 28-64
(.438)
11-15
(.733)
8-18
(.444)
4-31 15 5 7 9 17 75


Illinois State
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
L. McChesney F 35 5-8 6-6 0-1 2-10 1 0 0 1 1 16
K. Lewis F 30 1-3 2-2 0-1 1-6 2 1 0 1 3 4
R. Schmitt F 16 3-6 0-0 0-0 1-5 1 1 1 2 2 6
A. Reeves G 42 13-21 3-5 5-8 0-3 1 1 2 4 2 34
J. Strong G 40 3-11 2-3 2-6 0-4 2 0 3 1 2 10
M. Freeman   29 2-6 2-2 0-2 0-3 3 0 0 3 2 6
A. Ndiaye   26 1-6 0-0 0-1 2-6 0 2 1 0 2 2
H. Sissoko   7 0-1 0-2 0-0 0-2 0 0 0 0 2 0
Totals   225 28-62
(.452)
15-20
(.750)
7-19
(.368)
9-42 10 5 7 13 16 78
Officials: Rick Crawford, Antinio Petty, Amy Bonner




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