Holloway’s 16 points lead Illinois St. past Wright St. 54-46

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NORMAL, Ill. (AP)—Emmanuel Holloway scored a game-high 16 points on 6-of-9 shooting to lead Illinois State past Wright State 54-46 in an ESPN BracketBusters game Sunday evening.

Holloway, who also grabbed five rebounds, was the only Redbird (20-8) in double digits.

Neither team had more than a three-point lead during the first half, and Illinois State took a slim 22-20 lead into halftime.

The Redbirds then surged in the second half, outscoring the Raiders (20-7) 13-1 during the first 6:42 of the period to take a 35-21 lead.

Scottie Wilson scored 13 points on 6-of-10 shooting and had five rebounds for Wright State, whose loss snapped an 11-game winning streak. Vaughn Duggins chipped in 10 points.

The Redbirds shot 44 percent overall, went 6-of-15 from behind the arc and hit 12-of-19 from the stripe. The Raiders shot 40 percent but hit just 5-of-18 from three-point range and 5-of-8 from the foul line.

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 Top Performers
 Wright St.
Scottie Wilson Scottie Wilson
6-10,  13 Pts
5 Rebs, 0 Assists
 Illinois St.
Emmanuel Holloway Emmanuel Holloway
6-9,  16 Pts
5 Rebs, 4 Assists

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