Indiana State vs. Illinois State: Recap and Stats

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Indiana State vs. Illinois State: Recap and Stats
Indiana State 58
(12-7, 4-6 away)
Illinois State 60
(11-9, 8-5 home)
Venue: Redbird Arena
8:05PM ET / 5:05PM PT, January 23, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Indiana State 26 32 58
Illinois State 29 31 60
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Indiana State J Odum 13 J Gant 5 J Odum 4
Illinois State J Carmichael 17 J Carmichael 9 K Keane 4

On Wednesday, January 23rd, Illinois State just barely slipped by Indiana State 60-58 in conference action. The Redbirds now have a record of 0-2 versus AP-Ranked teams this season. The Redbirds were led by Jackie Carmichael, who put up 16 points plus nine rebounds. Johnny Hill also had a solid outing, scoring a game-high 18 points and adding three rebounds. For the Sycamores, Manny Arop finished with a team-high 13 points and four rebounds. Illinois State (11-9, 2-6 The Valley) takes on Evansville (12-8, 5-3 The Valley) on Saturday, January 26th on their home court.

Illinois State Game Notes

  • The last time IllSt started the season 11-9 was 2006.
  • The Redbirds have won 3 close games this season (a win by 5 or fewer points). Since 2007, Illinois State has won 39 close games.
  • The Redbirds have won 100% of the time this season (5-0) after recording 11 or more steals.
  • IllSt has won 100% of the time this season (5-0) when opponents record 58 or fewer total points.
  • This season Illinois State has won 80% of the time (4-1) when John Wilkins has 4 field goals made or more and 83% of the time (5-1) when Jackie Carmichael has 3 blocks or more.
  • IllSt set season lows for assists, field goals made, three-pointers, and three-point percentage.
  • The Redbirds have outshot their opponents in free throw percentage for the past 4 games.
  • This is the 11th game at home this season--IllSt has a 12.1 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Johnny Hill and Jackie Carmichael) accounted for 56.6% of the points.
  • Jackie Carmichael has led the team in rebounding in 17 out of 20 games this season.
  • Jackie Carmichael has 12 straight double-digit point games.

Indiana State Game Notes

  • The Sycamores have lost 3 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Indiana State has lost 20 close games.
  • Manny Arop has led the team in scoring 9 times in 19 games this season.
  • R.J. Mahurin has led the team in rebounding 4 times in 19 games this season.
  • Manny Arop has 6 straight double-digit point games.
  • R.J. Mahurin set a career high with 8 rebounds.
ISU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AManny Arop311342020
BLucas Eitel18352010
BR.J. Mahurin27980112
BDawon Cummings20842003
B-Khristian Smith15411200
B-Jake Odum31941202
CJustin Gant29652004
CJake Kitchell9230001
C-Devonte Brown20430013
IllSt PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJ. Carmichael341692131
B+Johnny Hill301830100
BKaza Keane13252000
BJohn Wilkins26960301
C+Tyler Brown33960314
C-Bryant Allen24430101
D+Anthony Cousin19220001
D-Jon Ekey21001203

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