Stanford tops Illinois St. in OT to advance in NIT

Stanford tops Illinois St. in OT to advance in NIT
March 20, 2012, 6:49 am
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STANFORD (AP) Chasson Randle hit a 3-pointer with just over a minute left in overtime to put Stanford ahead to stay in a 92-88 win over Illinois State on Monday night in the NIT.Aaron Bright hit six 3-pointers and finished with a career-high 29 points for the Cardinal (23-11), who erased an 11-point deficit to win their fourth in five games.Nic Moore scored a career high 25 points for the Redbirds (21-14), who played their third consecutive overtime game. Tyler Brown added 23 points. Jackie Carmichael added 21 points.Randle finished with 19 points and Dwight Powell added a season-high 18 points. Stanford led at halftime, 41-38.