A 7-0 spurt midway through the second half - including back-to-back jumpers by Miller - turned a three-point lead to 10 with 7:46 to go. Western Illinois cut the deficit to seven points on the ensuing two possessions, but the Leathernecks got no closer the rest of the way as the Bison made 8 of 10 free throw attempts down the stretch.
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