7am News, Sports and Obits

Latest WGIL news
Click to play or
Right click and "Save Target As" to download
Click for Galesburg, Illinois Forecast
Home - Cancellations - Community Events - Contact Us - Mornings - News - Obituaries - Pictures - Programs - Special Events Audio - Sports - Weather
3-Point Barrage Leads Illini Past Gonzaga
SEATTLE (AP) -- Demetri McCamey finished with 11 points and seven assists and No. 20 Illinois was blistering from beyond the arc in a 73-61 defeat of Gonzaga on Saturday.

Mike Tisdale hit a pair of 3-pointers early in the second half to extend a 34-28 lead, and the Illini (8-1) went on a 14-3 run to take a 62-44 advantage. Ten of Illinois' first 11 baskets in the second half came from beyond the 3-point line.

Robert Sacre provided the only scoring threat for the Bulldogs (4-3) with nine straight points, but Mike Davis scored in the lane to break a streak of six straight Illinois 3-pointers and give the Illini a 67-47 edge.

Gonzaga answered with a 10-0 run, but D.J. Richardson finally ended it with a floater in the lane, and Illinois was able to grind out the remaining minutes for the victory.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
News management powered by Xpression News
 
Read the latest local sports stories by clicking here