NCAA Basketball

Illinois State Redbirds (17-16)


Sun. 2/24 Wed. 2/27 Sat. 3/2 Thu. 3/7 Fri. 3/8
vs. Drake 
W 67-60
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vs. MoStU 
W 65-57
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@ SIU 
L 63-72
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vs. Evan 
W 65-60
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@ Drake 
L 62-78
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Murphy leads Drake past Illinois St. 78-62 in MVC tourney

ST. LOUIS (AP) Tremell Murphy had a season-high 26 points as Drake got past Illinois State 78-62 in the quarterfinals of the Missouri Valley Conference Tourney on Friday night.

Anthony Murphy had 16 points and 10 rebounds for Drake (24-8). Noah Thomas added 13 points. Liam Robbins had three blocks for the hosts.

Illinois State put up 17 points in the first half, a season low for the team.

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Leaders
Points: M. Yarbrough16.7
Rebounds: M. Yarbrough6.9
Assists: M. Yarbrough3.1
FG%: P. Fayne54.2%
FT%: M. Yarbrough77.9%
3P%: K. Evans33.3%
Steals: P. Fayne1.1
Blocks: P. Fayne1.2
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Duke32-6
2 Virginia35-3
3 North Carolina29-7
4 Gonzaga33-4
5 Michigan State32-7
6 Tennessee31-6
7 Kentucky30-7
8 Michigan30-7
9 Texas Tech31-7
10 Florida State29-8
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Virginia35-3
2 Texas Tech31-7
3 Michigan State32-7
4 Duke32-6
5 Auburn30-10
6 Gonzaga33-4
7 Kentucky30-7
8 Purdue26-10
9 North Carolina29-7
10 Tennessee31-6
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Missouri Valley Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Drake 12-6 24-10
Loyola Chicago 12-6 20-14
Southern Illinois 10-8 17-15
Missouri State 10-8 16-16
Bradley 9-9 20-15
Illinois State 9-9 17-16
UNI 9-9 16-18
Indiana State 7-11 15-16
Valparaiso 7-11 15-18
Evansville 5-13 11-21
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 68.4 (285)
Rebounds: 9.0 (255)
Assists: 12.8 (224)
FG%: 43.1% (250)
FT%: 71.7% (141)
3P%: 33.2% (239)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 70.1 (143)
Rebounds: 25.5 (158)
Assists: 13.8 (249)
FG%: 44.1% (206)
FT%: 71.0% (220)
3P%: 33.9% (163)
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Seattle   8:10pm
Milwaukee  
Oakland   8:15pm
St. Louis  
Cincinnati   10:07pm
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American League
Toronto   7:05pm
New York  
Chicago   7:10pm
Boston  
Kansas City   7:10pm
Cleveland  
Texas   7:10pm
Detroit  
Tampa Bay   8:10pm
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National League
New York   7:05pm
Philadelphia  
Washington   7:10pm
Miami  
Atlanta   8:05pm
Chicago  
Los Angeles   9:40pm
Arizona  
Colorado   9:45pm
San Francisco  
Travelers Championship
Pos Name Score Thru
1 Chez Reavie -17 F
2 Keegan Bradley -13 F
2 Zack Sucher -13 F
4 Vaughn Taylor -12 F
5 Joaquin Niemann -11 F
5 Kevin Tway -11 F
5 Paul Casey -11 F
8 Brian Harman -10 F
8 Abraham Ancer -10 F
NASCAR XFINITY SERIES AT IOWA
Pos # Name Start Pos
1 20 Christopher Bell 2
2 00 Cole Custer 1
3 7 Justin Allgaier 14
4 18 Harrison Burton 10
5 8 Zane Smith 3
6 9 Noah Gragson 4
7 98 Chase Briscoe 9
8 23 John Hunter Nemechek 6
9 1 Michael Annett 12
NASCAR GANDER OUTDOORS TRUCK SERIES AT ST. LOUIS
Pos # Name Start Pos
1 15 Ross Chastain 7
2 4 Todd Gilliland 11
3 52 Stewart Friesen 4
4 46 Chandler Smith 25
5 24 Brett Moffitt 5
6 98 Grant Enfinger 2
7 2 Sheldon Creed 12
8 99 Ben Rhodes 6
9 88 Matt Crafton 3
MONSTER ENERGY NASCAR CUP SERIES AT SONOMA
Pos # Name Start Pos
1 19 Martin Truex Jr 8
2 18 Kyle Busch 7
3 12 Ryan Blaney 9
4 95 Matt Dibenedetto 19
5 11 Denny Hamlin 6
6 4 Kevin Harvick 23
7 6 Ryan Newman 21
8 20 Erik Jones 32
9 10 Aric Almirola 15