Illinois Wesleyan shoots 50 percent from 3-point range, beats Blackburn
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- Illinois Wesleyan dominated Blackburn, winning by a 34-point advantage of 95-61 at the Shirk Center on Tuesday.
The Titans extend their record to 7-1, while the Beavers remain winless on the season, 0-9.
IWU more than doubled Blackburn's points at half, 48-22, which helped pave the way for the victory, where the Titans tallied 47 points in the second half. The Beavers also had seven more turnovers than the Titans, with a 17-10 advantage for IWU, which also outrebounded the Beavers 44-25.
Illinois Wesleyan junior Jordan Nelson scored 15 points and grabbed five rebounds, while senior Michael Mayberger contributed 11 points. The Titans went 31 of 64 from the field, including 15 of 30 from 3-point range.