Latest Mike Tisdale Stories

2009-03-01 18:53:22

No. 9 Michigan State quelled a late rally Sunday and clinched at least a tie for the Big Ten regular-season title with a 74-66 win over 20th-ranked Illinois. The Spartans held a 37-30 halftime advantage only to slide into a 58-58 tie when Illinois' Jeff Jordan made a steal and subsequent layup with 7:18 left. From that point, MSU closed with a 16-8 spurt and ruined Illinois' Senior Day. Kalin Lucas scored 18 points with four assists. Raymar Morgan scored 14 with six rebounds, while Delvon Roe...

2009-02-15 15:36:19

Mike Davis and Mike Tisdale combined for 32 points and 16 rebounds Sunday, leading 20th-ranked Illinois to a 65-52 Big Ten victory over Indiana. Davis had 16 points, 10 rebounds and four assists. Tisdale also scored 16 with six rebounds and three blocked shots. Illinois built a 38-21 halftime lead and quelled an Indiana comeback late in the second half. Its lead dwindled to 54-48 on Malik Story's layup with 6:27 remaining. However,following a timeout, Illinois scored 11 of the game's final 18...

2009-02-01 16:03:59

Mike Tisdale's 18 points with three rebounds Sunday led No. 20 Illinois to a hard-fought 62-54 Big Ten victory against Iowa. The win followed a 25-22 halftime deficit, and an embarrassing 59-36 loss at Minnesota last Thursday. Tisdale's back-to-back jumpers put Illinois in front for good at 37-33 with 14:19 remaining. Dominique Keller's three-pointer made it 43-36, but the Hawkeyes fought back, trimming the deficit to just 46-45 on a David Palmer free throw with 8:46 left. From that point,...

2008-12-30 21:21:14

The Illinois Fighting Illini used a balanced attack led by Mike Tisdale's 18 points Tuesday to upset the 11th-ranked Purdue Boilermakers 71-67 in overtime. Alex Legion and Mike Davis each had 12 points for the Illini (13-1, 1-0 Big Ten), who have won seven straight games. Trent Meacham added 11 points and Demetri McCamey 10. E'Twaun Moore scored 17 points for Purdue (11-3, 0-1), which had a six-game win streak end. JaJuan Johnson, who had 16 points and 15 rebounds, had a chance to win the...

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