Illinois State vs. Bradley: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Illinois State vs. Bradley: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Illinois State 77
(12-10, 3-5 away)
Bradley 83
(13-9, 10-3 home)
Venue: Carver Arena
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, January 29, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Illinois State 36 41 77
Bradley 28 55 83
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Illinois State J Carmichael 16 T Brown 8 T Brown 6
Bradley W Lemon Jr. 27 T Pickett 6 D Simms-Edwards 5

Bradley came out on top against Illinois State 83-77 in conference action on Tuesday, Jan. 29. Walt Lemon Jr. played brilliantly for the Braves and put up a career-high 27 points and five rebounds. Dyricus Simms-Edwards had 15 points and added six rebounds (5 Ast 4 Stl). For the Redbirds, John Wilkins finished with a team-high 16 points and six rebounds. Next up for Bradley (13-9, 5-5 The Valley) is 21st-ranked Creighton (18-3, 7-2 The Valley) on Saturday, Feb. 2 on the road.

Bradley Game Notes

  • Bradley started 13-9 during the 2008 and 2005 seasons (since 1996).
  • BU beat the spread by 10.5 points. That makes the 10th time this season the Braves have beaten the spread.
  • The Braves have won every game this season (5-0) after recording 30 or more field goals made.
  • Bradley has won 88 percent of the time this season (7-1) when its field goal percentage has been 46.9 percent or better.
  • BU has won every game this season (4-0) when opponents record 31 or fewer rebounds.
  • This season Bradley has won 100 percent of the time (7-0) when Tyshon Pickett has 15 points or more and 75 percent of the time (9-3) when Will Egolf has five rebounds or more.
  • The Braves set a season high for total points (83).
  • BU set season lows for blocks (zero) and three-point percentage (12.5).
  • This is the third win of the season where the Braves came back after being down at halftime.
  • This is the 11th game at home this season--BU has a 10.2 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Walt Lemon Jr. recorded a team season high in points with 27 and field goals attempted with 16.
  • Walt Lemon Jr. accounted for 32.5 percent of the team's points.
  • Walt Lemon Jr. has led the team in scoring in 12 out of 22 games this season.
  • Jake Eastman has led the team in rebounding in four out of 22 games this season.
  • This marks the 12th 20-point game of Walt Lemon Jr.'s career.
  • Walt Lemon Jr. has five straight double-digit point games.
  • Walt Lemon Jr. had career highs with 27 points and nine field goals made.

Illinois State Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (John Wilkins and Jackie Carmichael) accounted for 41.5 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Tyler Brown and Jackie Carmichael) accounted for 48.3 percent of the rebounds.
  • Jackie Carmichael has 14 straight double-digit point games.
  • John Wilkins set a career high with four three-pointers.
  • Tyler Brown set a career high with six assists.
IllSt PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJohn Wilkins321662011
ATyler Brown321386004
B+J. Carmichael331670213
B+Jon Ekey161120122
BJohnny Hill11612201
BNick Zeisloft13622000
CBryant Allen32920103
DKaza Keane18012104
FAnthony Cousin13001105
BU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Walt Lemon Jr.392751503
A+D. Simms-Edwards391565402
ATyshon Pickett321560001
B+Jake Eastman34961302
BWill Egolf22950103
C+Jordan Prosser17431000
-Shayok Shayok8210000
-Jalen Crawford8201002

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