Illiniwek goes out with win

Thursday, February 22, 2007

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Warren Carter scored 18 points Wednesday night to pace a second-half surge, leading Illinois (20-9, 8-6 Big Ten) to a 54-42 win over Michigan.

The school's controversial mascot, Chief Illiniwek, took center stage at Assembly Hall for one last performance at halftime.

* Tony Young scored 13 of his 15 points in the second half to help No. 13 Southern Illinois beat Indiana State 58-50 and win the Missouri Valley Conference regular-season title outright.

-- The Associated Press

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