Category: Cheerleaders

Sophomore guard Walt Lemon, Jr. came off the bench to score a career-best 26 points, leading Bradley (7-19, 2-12 MVC) to a 68-60 Missouri Valley Conference men’s basketball victory versus visiting Indiana State (14-11, 5-9 MVC) Wednesday night at Carver Arena before 7,520 enthusiastic fans. The Sycamores missed its first five field goal attempts as the Braves scored the game’s first five points and never looked back. Freshman guard Jalen Crawford, who made his first career start, drained the first of his three second-half 3-pointers to open the second-half scoring, giving the Braves their first double-digit lead of the game, 29-17. After Indiana State used a 7-0 run to pull within 29-24, Crawford sank treys on consecutive possessions to quickly push the advantage to 35-24 with 13:33 left. Indiana State point guard Jake Odum posted a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds, while backcourt mate Dwayne Lathan scored a team-high 16 points. R.J. Mahurin added 10 points off the ISU bench. Jordan Prosser was Bradley’s only other double-digit scorer, finishing with 11 points and a team-best nine rebounds. Bradley dished out 13 assists on its 19 baskets and ended the night with as many blocked shots (7) as turnovers. Click here for the complete game statistics.

-Bob

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