Florida Gulf Coast Eagles vs Illinois State Redbirds Recap - Illinois State Wins 74-66

Milik Yarbrough scored 17 points leading Illinois State to a 74-66 victory over Florida Gulf Coast at Redbird Arena on Tuesday.

Illinois State got 17 points from Josh Jefferson and another 17 points from Phil Fayne. Zach Copeland contributed 5 assists, while Phil Fayne cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.

Florida Gulf Coast got a 18-point performance from Schadrac Casimir, who was supported by 11 points from Dinero Mercurius. Brady Ernst had 3 assists in a losing cause for Florida Gulf Coast, while Christian Carlyle grabbed 9 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Illinois State were victorious, as the score was $HalfScore at the break.

The rebound battle favored Illinois State as they grabbed 32 boards, while Florida Gulf Coast only had 30

Illinois State heads into a battle against Belmont. Florida Gulf Coast, meanwhile, will have their next action against Southeastern College.