No. 13 Illinois escapes with 3rd-place win - KMOV.com

No. 13 Illinois escapes with 3rd-place win

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Illinois head coach Bruce Weber calls out to his team in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Maryland at the 2K Sports Classic tournament, Friday, Nov. 19, 2010  in New York.  (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) By Frank Franklin II Illinois head coach Bruce Weber calls out to his team in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Maryland at the 2K Sports Classic tournament, Friday, Nov. 19, 2010 in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) By Frank Franklin II
Illinois' Demetri McCamey (32) drives past Maryland's Haukur Palsson (13) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at the 2K Sports Classic tournament Friday, Nov. 19, 2010  in New York.  (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) By Frank Franklin II Illinois' Demetri McCamey (32) drives past Maryland's Haukur Palsson (13) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at the 2K Sports Classic tournament Friday, Nov. 19, 2010 in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) By Frank Franklin II

NEW YORK (AP) -- Demetri McCamey, D.J. Richardson and Tyler Griffey all hit three 3-pointers and No. 13 Illinois went outside for the lead and then held on despite poor free throw shooting to beat Maryland 80-76 on Friday in the third-place game of the 2K Sports Classic.  

McCamey finished with 20 points and seven assists for the Illino (4-1), while Richardson and Griffey both had nine points, all on 3-pointers.  

Terrell Stoglin had 17 points for Maryland (3-2), while Jordan Williams had 15 points and 13 rebounds, getting all his points and 11 rebounds in the second half.  

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