The University of Illinois Springfield men’s basketball team shot 54.5 percent from the field and put five players in double figures Wednesday in a 98-68 rout of Governors State at The Recreation and Athletic Center.
The Prairie Stars shot 61.7 percent (21-for-34) in the first half and staked out a 51-31 lead at halftime. Zach Steinberg led UIS (5-6) with a team-high 17 points on 7-for-10 shooting. He also pulled down 12 rebounds.
JJ Cravatta added 15 points, hitting all six of his shots, including going 3-for-3 from 3-point range. Richard Freeman, Bahari Amaya and Paxton Harmon added 10 points apiece for the Prairie Stars. UIS outrebounded Governors State 50-32.
Jamall Millison finished with nine points and became UIS’ all-time Division II leading scorer with 875 points.
The win was reported by The State Journal-Register on December 31, 2015.
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