Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Men's Basketball: Van Sant leads UIS basketball past Lindenwood-Belleville

Sophomore forward Brandon Van Sant scored a career-high 22 points on 9-for-11 shooting from the field to lead the University of Illinois Springfield to a 90-71 non-conference win over Lindenwood-Belleville Monday night at TRAC.

It was the fifth straight win for the Prairie Stars, who improved to 5-2.

UIS matched its longest winning streak since the 2008-09 season.

Van Sant led a hot-shooting performance for UIS, which finished 32-for-59 from the field for 54 percent.

The Stars also hit 22 of 30 free throws.

This article appeared in The State Journal-Register on November 27, 2017.

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