Monday, December 5, 2011

Men's Basketball: Fakuade lifts UIS to victory

Michael Fakuade had 15 points and 16 rebounds for his fourth straight double-double, and Jermaine Love-Roberts scored a game-high 19 points to lead the University of Illinois Springfield past William Jewell College 70-61 Saturday at The Mabee Center.

Fakuade, a senior, also had six blocked shots to give him 101 for his career at UIS (2-5 overall, 1-1 in the Great Lakes Valley Conference).

Love-Roberts came off the bench to score his points. Lester Hart added 15 points to reach double figures for the fifth straight game.

William Jewell fell to 3-3, 1-1.

The win was featured in an December 4, 2011, article in The State Journal-Register.

Read the article online