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The UIS and McKendree men's basketball teams played to triple overtime on Saturday afternoon, a game that McKendree would eventually win 121-116
Game Summary
  • The Stars were up 42-41 at the half, shooting 51.6%, making 8-of-11 free throws, and outrebounding McKendree 19-11
  • McKendree had the one-point advantage in the second half at 44-43 to come up with a tie at the end of 40 minutes
  • McKendree led by as many as three points in the first overtime period
  • The Bearcats were unable to beat the buzzer as the clock expired for a 95-95 end to the first overtime period before UIS reeled them back in with 4-of-6 free throw shooting
  • Second overtime started as a three-point shooting battle. McKendree made two while UIS made one and missed another. Jack Weber managed a steal with under 40 seconds on the clock that resulted in a layup for Jordan Rice to tie it at 105
  • UIS turned the ball over with 5.3 on the clock to give McKendree the ball, but they would be unsuccessful in scoring the game-winner once again
  • UIS went up 113-111 in the third overtime period before McKendree tied it with a pair of free throws. It was all free throws from there and the Bearcats came away with the win 121-116
From the Box Score
  • Jacob Hanna led the Stars with 29 points while Jack Weber was also above 20 with 24 points of his own
  • Hanna made 11-of-15 field goals attempted, pulled down 10 rebounds, and managed three steals in the close matchup
  • UIS averaged 56.6% from the floor, 40% from three-point range, and 64.7% in free throw shooting
Around the GLVC
  • Rockhurst, UMSL, Lewis, William Jewell, Truman State, and Missouri S&T won their GLVC matchups on Saturday
  • Indianapolis, the top team in the current GLVC standings, fell to Truman State by a score of 85-76
  • GLVC No. 3 Upper Iowa fell to Lewis by a score of 93-76
Up Next
UIS will host Lewis and Indianapolis in its final homestand next week.