Hot-shooting Illinois State defeats Bradley 82-72
Illinois State shot 51 percent from the field (26-51) and drained 13 3-pointers. The Redbirds scored 17 of 23 at the foul line to Bradley's 10 of 16.
Bradley (6-13, 1-5) also shot well from the field (25 of 50), making a season-best 12 of 27 from 3-point range and placing four shooters in double figures. Warren Jones led with 19 points with five 3-pointers, freshman Josh Cunningham added a career-best 17, and Tramique Sutherland and Auston Barnes added 12 each.
The Redbirds jumped out 8-2 and led 46-31 at the break, cruising through the second half.