NCAA Game Summary - Illinois State at Drexel
(Thursday, November 15)
Final Score: Illinois State 86, Drexel 84 (OT)
Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Jackie Carmichael led five scorers in
double figures with 21 points as the Illinois State Redbirds outlasted the
Drexel Dragons in overtime, 86-84, at the Daskalakis Center.
Carmichael was 6-of-12 shooting from the floor and 9-of-11 from the
free throw line for Illinois State (2-0). Tyler Brown poured in 20 points
including three baskets from beyond the arc. Johnny Hill added 13 points
while Bryant Allen and Jon Ekey contributed 11 and 10 points, respectively.
Frantz Massenat was one assist shy of a double-double, finishing with a team-
high 18 points and nine assists for Drexel (0-2). Five Dragons were in double
figures. Damion Lee and Chris Fouch contributed 16 points apiece, while
Derrick Thomas and Kazembe Abif tacked on 13 and 10, respectively.
In the first half Illinois shot 15-of-32 (.469) from the floor, and 2-of-13
(.154) from three point range. Drexel shot 14-of-23 (.609), giving it a
43-37 lead at halftime.
A 12-1 run late in the game by the Dragons gave Drexel an eight point
lead. However ISU battled back with consecutive 3-pointers from Brown and
Hill. On the final possession Carmichael was fouled and hit both free throws
to send the game to overtime
Illinois State scored seven straight points at one point in the overtime
session to capture the win.
Drexel head coach Bruiser Flint failed in his second attempt at his 200th win
11/15 23:53:39 ET
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