Monday, December 8, 2014

UIS men's basketball team blows out Millikin

Mark Weems and Jamall Millison each scored 17 points Saturday to lead the University of Illinois Springfield men’s basketball team past Millikin 89-49 at The Recreation and Athletic Center.

Weems went 6-for-9 from the field and made five of eight free throws. Millison hit seven of 13 shots, including two 3-pointers, and JJ Cravatta added 15 points for the Prairie Stars (5-1).

UIS’ Dylan Sparkman also hit double figures with 13 points and grabbed a game-high 13 rebounds.

UIS shot 56.3 percent from the field, making 36 of 64. The NCAA Division II Prairie Star held Division III Millikin to 23.8 percent shooting (15 of 63).

The win was reported by The State Journal-Register on December 7, 2014.

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