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11/17/2012 2:02:00 AM
Roundup: IVCC men's basketball win opener in IVCC Classic

NT Sports Staff

The IVCC men’s basketball team opened its IVCC Classic with a win Friday.

The Eagles had three players in double figures as they soared to the 82-70 win over Oakton.

IVCC’s Perry Adams scored a game-high 20 points and grabbed seven rebounds — including six offensive rebounds — while sophomore and Princeton graduate Michael Murray chipped in 18 points and a game-high 14 rebounds and four steals.

Corey McCrary also had 11 points for the Eagles, who led 45-36 at halftime.
IVCC returns to action today as it plays Waubonsee at 4 p.m.

In Friday’s other game, Waubonsee snuck past Carl Sandburg 79-78 in overtime.

Eureka 57, Fieldcrest 40
The Lady Knights led by two at halftime but were outscored 30-11 in the second half — including 20-7 in the fourth quarter — as they lost in the first of three games at the Central Illinois Tip-Off Tournament Friday in Eureka.

Tessa Holland scored a game-high 15 points and grabbed six rebounds for Fieldcrest, while Haley Ruestman added 14 points and five rebounds.

The Lady Knights led 29-27 at half but fell behind 37-33 after three quarters before Eureka pulled away in the fourth quarter.

South Beloit 60, Earlville-Leland 50
Alexis Maxwell had 22 points and 13 rebounds, but the Lady Red Raiders fell in the Ashton-Franklin Center Tournament Friday.

Julie Musich added 11 points and four rebounds for E-L, while Molly Torman contributed four points and 10 rebounds and Katie Meaney six points and seven rebounds.

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