NORMAL - Bradley University's men's basketball team completed a season sweep over Interstate 74 rival Illinois State University with a 71-59 Missouri Valley Conference win Saturday at Redbird Arena.
The Braves (14-9 overall, 8-7 in MVC play) overcame a 36-33 halftime deficit to outcore ISU 38-23 in the second half for the win.
The Redbirds fell to 8-15 on the season and 3-12 in conference play after losing to Bradley, which also handed ISU a 73-44 defeat Feb. 1 at Carver Arena in Peoria.
Saturday's game was the 102nd meeting in the series, which dates back to the 1904-05 season. Bradley now holds a 57-45 advantage.
See Sunday's edition of The Pantagraph for more on this story.