Thursday, November 03, 2005
Scanning the Box Scores
Illinois 82, Illinois Wesleyan 60
Illinois led the #1 D-III team (according to Street & Smith) by only six points at half time before pulling away. Freshman guard Jamar Smith, praised for his shooting ability, hit 3-5 threes and scored 16 points in 26 minutes. Only Dee Brown spent more time on the floor. He missed all six of his threes but did have seven assists. Shaun Pruitt made a nice bid for a starting frontcourt spot with 8 points and 7 rebounds in 17 minutes.
Starters - Brown, Rich McBride, Brian Randle, Warren Carter, James Augustine
Penn State 89, Lock Haven 43
Penn State played a young D-II team coming off a four win season and took them behind the wood shed. Lock Haven could only muster an eFG% of .319, and had an ugly 27 turnovers. They also got destroyed on the boards, 53-29. Serbian freshman center Milos Bogetic had 8 points, 9 rebounds, and 4 steals off the bench. Sophomore Geary Claxton and juco transfer guard David Jackson led the way with 15 points each.
Starters - Ben Luber, Jackson, Claxton, Jamelle Cornley, Brandon Hassell
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