Western Illinois vs. North Dakota State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Western Illinois vs. North Dakota State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Western Illinois 49
(19-5, 8-4 away)
North Dakota State 36
(19-7, 11-1 home)
Venue: Bison Sports Arena
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, February 14, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Western Illinois 17 32 49
North Dakota State 22 14 36
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Western Illinois A Link 14 T Parks 15 C Clark III 5
North Dakota State L Alexander 10 T Wright 8 L Alexander 3

North Dakota State was beaten at home by Western Illinois 49-36 in conference play on a night when they shot only 28.3 percent. With the loss, the Bison remain winless against Western Illinois this season at 0-2. The Bison were led by TrayVonn Wright, who put up a team-high 10 points and eight rebounds. Lawrence Alexander had 10 points and added six rebounds. Terell Parks registered a double-double for the Leathernecks on 13 points and 15 rebounds. North Dakota State (19-7, 10-4 Summit League) takes on IUPUI (5-20, 1-11 Summit League) on Saturday, Feb. 16 on their home court.

North Dakota State Game Notes

  • NDSU set season lows for assists (six), field goals made (13), field goal percentage (28.3), three-pointers (one), three-point percentage (7.7), and total points (36).
  • This is the third loss of the season where the Bison opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • This is the 10th game at home this season--NDSU has a 20.9 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (TrayVonn Wright and Lawrence Alexander) accounted for 55.5 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (TrayVonn Wright and Lawrence Alexander) accounted for 50.0 percent of the rebounds.
  • TrayVonn Wright has led the team in scoring seven times and in rebounding 9 times in 26 games this season.
  • Lawrence Alexander has three straight double-digit point games.

Western Illinois Game Notes

  • Terell Parks recorded a team season high in defensive rebounds with 14.
  • The top two scorers (Adam Link and Terell Parks) accounted for 55.1 percent of the points.
  • Terell Parks accounted for 42.8 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Adam Link has led the team in scoring eight times in 24 games this season.
  • Terell Parks has led the team in rebounding 21 times in 24 games this season.
  • Terell Parks recorded the 25th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Terell Parks has four straight double-digit point games.
  • Terell Parks has grabbed double-digit rebounds in three straight games.
  • Terell Parks recorded a double-double. It was his 11th this season and 20th of his career.
  • Terell Parks set a career high with 14 defensive rebounds.
WIU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Terell Parks3613150211
AAdam Link351471003
B+Ceola Clark III391035003
BJack Houpt36560110
CR. Roberts-Burnett36420011
C-Don McAvoy III11301000
-Jordan Foster5001002
NDSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BTrayVonn Wright361080121
BL. Alexander401063101
CMike Felt14511000
CKory Brown36741202
C-M. Bjorklund31440001
DChris Kading13010000
D-B. VandenBergh29021002

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