Eight was enough for Bradley.
Senior Donte Thomas scored 14 points and added 10 rebounds as the Braves led wire to wire in a 70-58 win over Illinois State at Carver Arena Wednesday. The win snapped Bradley 8-game losing streak to its Interstate 74 rival.
Darrell Brown scored all 13 of his points in the second half for Bradley, which nearly squandered a 17-point lead. ISU, led by Milik Yarbroug’s 25 points, closed within six points with 6:00 to play.
Bradley closed the game on a 17-9 run.