Monday, November 27, 2017

Men's Basketball: UIS men’s basketball rallies to fourth straight win

Senior Eddie Longmeyer scored a career-high 27 points and posted a double-double with 12 rebounds to lead the University of Illinois Springfield to a 76-62 victory over MacMurray Saturday.

It is the first time since the 2011-12 season that the Prairie Stars have won four straight games. 

MacMurray opened with a 15-5 lead and knocked down their first five 3-point attempts at The Recreation and Athletic Center.

Longmeyer gave its first lead at the 16:41 mark of the second half. His 3-pointer made it 44-41. In five regular-season games, Longmeyer has had three 20-plus point outings.

This story appeared in The State Journal-Register on November 25, 2017.

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