Illinois wins at Minnesota

Thursday, January 18, 2007

MINNEAPOLIS -- Warren Carter had 17 points, 11 rebounds and five assists to lead Illinois to a 64-52 victory over Minnesota on Wednesday night.

Carter and the Fighting Illini (14-6, 2-3 Big Ten), who extended their winning streak against the Gophers (7-11, 1-3) to 16 games, dating to the 1998-99 season, did most of their damage before halftime and led by double digits for the last 27 minutes of the game.

Brian Randle and Trent Meacham each added 12 points for the Illini.

Evansville 75, SIU 68

EVANSVILLE, Ind. -- Matt Webster scored 19 points and grabbed five rebounds to lead Evansville past Southern Illinois.

Kyle Anslinger had 17 points and Bradley Strickland added 14 points and seven rebounds as Evansville (10-9, 3-5 Missouri Valley) snapped a five-game losing streak.

Jamaal Tatum led Southern Illinois (14-5, 5-3) with 29 points and five assists.

-- The Associated Press

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