Illinois 63, Gardner-Webb 62

Nov. 26, 2012 @ 03:15 PM

Men's college basketball

at Assembly Hall

Champaign, Ill.

Illinois 63, Gardner-Webb 62

GARDNER-WEBB (4-4) — Donta Harper 4-14 7-8 16, Tashan Newsome 4-9 2-2 11, Max Landis 4-10 0-0 10, Kevin Hartley 3-6 0-0 9, Corey Hensley 3-5 0-2 6, Onzie Branch 2-4 1-2 5, Tyler Strange 2-6 0-0 4, Jerome Hill 0-0 1-2 1. Totals: 22-54 11-16 62.

ILLINOIS (7-0) — Tyler Griffey 5-13 1-2 13, D.J. Richardson 3-7 5-6 13, Brandon Paul 4-10 3-4 13, Joseph Bertrand 5-9 2-2 13, Nnanna Egwu 2-3 0-0 4, Myke Henry 2-4 0-0 4, Sam McLaurin 0-0 3-4 3, Tracy Abrams 0-2 0-0 0. Totals: 21-48 14-18 63.

Halftime — Illinois 24, GWU 23. 3-point goals — Illinois 7-19 (Griffey 2-5, Richardson 2-4, Paul 2-6, Bertrand 1-4), GWU 7-22 (Hartley 3-5, Landis 2-7, Harper 1-2, Newsome 1-5, Strange 0-3). Rebounds — Illinois 29 (Paul, Bertrand 6), GWU 29 (Hartley 7). Assists — Illinois 9 (Paul 4), GWU 13 (Harper, Strange 4). Turnovers — Illinois 18, GWU 14. Steals — Illinois 7, GWU 7. Personal fouls — Illinois 14, GWU 17. Fouled out — none. Technical fouls — none. A — 12,565.