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57 - 49 Final
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McCamey stands out as Illinois defeats Iowa 57-49

Feb 4, 2010 - 3:57 AM IOWA CITY, Iowa(AP) -- Illinois took care of business against Iowa on Wednesday night. Now the Illini can focus on Saturday's showdown with No. 5 Michigan State.

Demetri McCamey scored 15 points, grabbed seven rebounds and collected seven assists as Illinois tripped Iowa for the fifth straight time 57-49.

Illinois, in a three-way tie for second in the Big Ten, can pull within one game of Michigan State with a victory at home Saturday night.

McCamey, who leads the Big Ten in assists, scored the last six points of the first half as Illinois (15-8, 7-3) grabbed a 35-27 lead at intermission. The Hawkeyes (8-15, 2-8) pulled within three points late in the game but could never tie or take the lead.

Mike Tisdale had 14 points and seven rebounds for Illinois. D.J. Richardson added 11 points.

Matt Gatens topped Iowa (8-15, 2-8) with 12 points. Jarryd Cole scored 10.








  • NCAA BB
    FINAL 1ST 2ND TOTAL
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    ILLINOIS 35 22 57
    IOWA 27 22 49 FINAL

    HIGH SCORERS: ILLINOIS - DEMETRI MCCAMEY 15, MIKE TISDALE 14,
    D.J. RICHARDSON 11
    IOWA - MATT GATENS 12, JARRYD COLE 10,
    BRENNAN COUGILL 8

    Feb 3 10:28 PM
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    Illinois 52, Iowa 49  2nd - 1:05Feb 3 10:19 PM


  • NCAA BB
    HALFTIME 1ST 2ND TOTAL
    --- --- -----
    ILLINOIS 35 35
    IOWA 27 27 HALFTIME
    HIGH SCORERS AT HALFTIME
    ILLINOIS - DEMETRI MCCAMEY 9, D.J. RICHARDSON 8,
    MIKE TISDALE 6
    IOWA - MATT GATENS 9, BRENNAN COUGILL 8, TWO
    PLAYERS WITH 3

    Feb 3 9:17 PM