Freeman carries Illinois St. past Bucknell 105-100 in OT

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NORMAL, Ill. (AP)Mark Freeman had a career-high 34 points to lift Illinois State to a 105-100 overtime win over Bucknell on Saturday night.

Freeman was outscored by the Bison’s Andrew Funk, who had a career-high 38 points and added eight rebounds.

Sy Chatman had 23 points and 11 rebounds for Illinois State (2-2). Josiah Strong added 12 points.

Elvin Edmonds IV had 18 points for the Bison (1-3). Andre Screen added 11 points. Xander Rice, the Bison’s second leading scorer coming into the contest at 14 points per game, scored four points on 1-of-14 shooting.

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