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Illinois State beats Bethune-Cookman 75-51
Sunday, Nov 27, 2011

NORMAL, Ill. (AP)—Jackie Carmichael had 21 points and Illinois State defeated Bethune-Cookman 75-51 on Sunday.

Jon Ekey and Tyler Brown scored 14 points apiece for the Redbirds (4-2), and Nic Moore added 10 points. Illinois State shot 64 percent from the field in the game—a record for the home team at Redbird Arena—and was 59 percent (10 of 17) from 3-point range. Brown made all four of his shots from behind the arc.

Illinois State finished the first half on a 25-5 run for a 36-20 lead at the break.

Adrien Coleman led Bethune-Cookman (2-4) with 12 points. The Wildcats shot 40 percent from the field, and gathered only 18 rebounds compared to 31 for Illinois State.

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