Player of the Game: Illinois State

Freshman earns Bearcat Insiders Player of the Game honors for his play against Illinois State.

Many Bearcat fans questioned the play of Devan Downey after the Bearcats victory over Murray State on Saturday night. Some even felt the former South Carolina Mr. Basketball was in over his head after scoring only 4 points in 15 minutes of play. But the mighty-mite proved tonight his skill level is on par to play basketball at the major Division One level.

Downey, who would total 30 minutes of court time, scored 21 points dished out 3 assists and had 4 steals against visiting Illinois State in the Bearcats second game of the season.

For this performance Downey earns Bearcat Insiders "Player of the Game: honors.

Other game balls go out to James White who scored 18 points on the night.


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