Meredith Marti had 22 points and Shelbi Patterson scored 17 as the University of Illinois Springfield defeated non-conference opponent Oakland City 71-61 Saturday to finish 2015 on a high note.
UIS (5-5) fell behind 12-0 at The Recreation and Athletic Center but regained its footing and put together a 29-point second quarter, including a 16-0 run that launched the Stars into the lead for good.
Caroline Kelty had a double-double for UIS, finishing with 11 points and 11 rebounds.
UIS’ next game is Jan. 7 at Great Lakes Valley Conference opponent Quincy.
The win was reported by The State Journal-Register on December 20, 2015.
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