|Missouri State Defeats Illinois State 66-65 - Recap|
Missouri State grabbed a 66-65 win over Illinois State on Sunday, behind a 17-point effort from Tulio Da Silva at JQH Arena.
Missouri State did not, however, defeat Illinois State against the spread, which closed at -5.5 at most sportsbooks.
Missouri State got 14 points from Ryan Kreklow and another 13 points from Jarred Dixon. Josh Webster contributed 5 assists, while Keandre Cook cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Illinois State got 22 points from Phil Fayne in a losing cause and another 17 points from Milik Yarbrough. Milik Yarbrough contributed 3 assists for them, while Milik Yarbrough had 6 rebounds.
Missouri State trailed at halftime, 32-28.
Missouri State looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Evansville. Illinois State will aim to get back on the winning track at Northern Iowa.