Thursday, December 11, 2014

UIS' Meredith Marti scores 36 in 87-point rout

Junior guard Meredith Marti poured in 36 points and a school-record 3-pointers in the University of Illinois Springfield's 104-17 win against Robert Morris University-Peoria at The Recreation and Athletic Center Wednesday.

Marti was 12-for-20 from the field and made 12 of 19 shots from 3-point range. She added six assists, six rebounds and three steals.

Senior guard Courtney Knuckles scored 24 on 10-for-14 shooting from the field in the third consecutive win for the Prairie Stars (4-3).

UIS held a 47-5 halftime lead. The Stars set a single-game scoring record with 104 points bettering the previous high of 89. The Stars also set records for most points by an individual player (36), most 3-point attempts and made 3-pointers by a single player (12-for-19), most 3-pointers by a team (17) and most assists in game (31).

The win was reported by The State Journal-Register on Dec. 11, 2014.

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