Illini Bluffs Team Info
Canton Team Info
The Illini Bluffs Tigers advanced out of the first round of the
Macomb-Western Holiday Tournament for the fourth consecutive
year, topping the Canton Little Giants 68-41.
After an even start, Illini Bluffs (7-3)
closed the opening quarter with a 16-5 burst for a 21-11
advantage. Cam Scott made sure the lead would stick. He poured
in 14 points in the second quarter alone as the Tigers’s lead
ballooned to 26 at halftime, 46-19.
Scott finished with 20 points, canned
seven of 15 field goal attempts in just 21 minutes of action.
Illini Bluffs enjoys a 21-4 edge in points off turnovers and
13-4 in fast break points. They also received a game game from
Braden Cox, who registered nine points and nine rebounds.
Caleb Miller led Canton (3-5) with nine points and nine boards.
The Little Giants will play next in the consolation round at
1:00 pm Friday versus the losing team from the Macomb/Lewistown
game. Illini Bluffs moves on to the quarterfinals where they
will play the winner of that game at 8:00 pm.
December 28, 2017