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|Illini Basketball Bests SIU
|CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Demetri McCamey had 18 points and nine assists and D.J. Richardson added 16 points as No. 13 Illinois beat Southern Illinois 85-63 on Saturday night.
The Illini (3-0) led 41-30 at halftime and opened the second half with a 19-4 run to pull away.
Richardson finished 4 for 5 from 3-point range.
Carlton Fay led Southern Illinois (0-1) with 13 points and five rebounds.
Illinois coach Bruce Weber spent five seasons as the head coach at Southern Illinois before joining the Illini in 2003.
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