ST. PAUL, Minn. -- All five Illinois Wesleyan starters scored in double figures en route to an 83-76 win against Wisconsin-River Falls in the NCAA Division III first round on Friday, March 4 in St. Paul, Minn.

Senior Sean Johnson scored 20 points to lead IWU, who improved to 20-8 and will face St. Thomas at 7 p.m. on Saturday. The Tommies were 70-60 winners against Northwestern (Minn.) on their home court Friday.

Junior Jordan Zimmer knocked in five 3-pointers and scored 15 points, senior Doug Sexauer had 13 points and seven rebounds, junior John Koschnitzky had 12 and junior Eliud Gonzalez added 10.

The Titans led by a 44-38 score at halftime.