NCAA Basketball

Neese propels Indiana State past Illinois State 60-57

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) Cooper Neese had 28 points as Indiana State held off Illinois State 60-57 on Saturday.

Neese made 10 of 11 from the free-throw line and added six rebounds for the Sycamores (11-14, 4-9 Missouri Valley Conference). Xavier Bledson had 11 points. Kailex Stephens had eight rebounds and Cameron Henry grabbed seven. Henry sank two free throws with 2 seconds left to help preserve the win.

Liam McChesney and Antonio Reeves had 13 points apiece for the Redbirds (11-15, 4-9). Josiah Strong scored 12.

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Updated February 12, 2022

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