W. Illinois 89, Chicago St. 67
CHICAGO (AP) _ George Milsap scored 18 points to lead Western Illinois to a 89-67 victory over Chicago State in a Mid-Continent Conference game Monday.
Western Illinois (9-2 overall, 3-2 Mid-Continent) led 37-35 at halftime and widened the gap to 46-37 with a 9-2 run in the first 2:17 of the second half.
The Cougars (2-12, 2-5) were only 7-of-24 from the 3-point range. Larry Simmons led Chicago State with 22 points, while Desmond Rice scored 12, Jasmine Bradford had 11 and Kory Billups added 10.
Patrick Orland contributed 16 points for the Leathernecks, while Kevin Rhodes scored 15, all of them 3-pointers, and Shelby Thurmond added 12.