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Ohio Wesleyan moves into Rokicki final

Friday, November 24, 2006

Ohio Wesleyan University defeated Illinois Wesleyan, 87-74, in the second game of the fourth annual Mike Rokicki Community vs. Cancer Challenge at DePauw Friday.

The Battling Bishops will now take on DePauw, which defeated Judson in the tournament's opener, today at 4 p.m.

Ohio Wesleyan (4-0) was led by Dustin Rudegeair, who scored a game-high 22 points on 7-of-10 shooting from the field.

Rudegear was also 2-of-4 from behind the three-point line and went 6-of-6 at the free throw line.

The OWU junior was one of four Bishops to score in double figures.

Ben Chojnacki had 13 points on 5-of-7 shooting from the floor while teammate Brian Cafarella had 12 points, all on three-point baskets.

Jesse Jean went 4-of-4 from the field and 2-of-2 at the charity stripe to finish with 10 points. Cafarella and Jean both came off the bench for the Bishops.

The Bishops shot 51.7 percent from the field for the game, connecting on 31 of 54 attempts and 45.2 percent from behind the arc (14-of-31).

Illinois Wesleyan (3-1) had three players in double figures, led by 18 points from Darius Gant.

Gant went 6-of-10 from the field and hit six of eight free throw attempts. Andrew and Zach Freeman each finished the game with 16 points.

Ohio Wesleyan topped the Titans in points in the paint, 32-28, and dominated Illinois Wesleyan's bench, outscoring them 26-9.

With the loss, Illinois Wesleyan will face Judson College today at 2 p.m. to determine third place in the Community vs. Cancer tournament while the Bishops and Tigers will face off for the tournament championship at 4 p.m.

At DePauw

Ohio Wesleyan (87) -- Shirer 3-7 0-0 8, Teeters 3-7 0-1 9, Uritus 3-7 3-3 9, Chojnacki 5-7 0-0 13, Rudegeair 7-10 6-6 22, Gardiner 0-0 0-0 0, Holliday 2-5 0-0 4, Cafarella 4-6 0-0 12, Miller 0-1 0-0 0, Jean 4-4 2-2 10. 31-54 FG 11-12 FT 87 TP.

Illinois Wesleyan (74) -- Harrigan 3-6 0-0 8, Gilmore 2-5 2-3 7, Gant 6-10 6-8 18, A. Freeman 5-13 2-4 16, Z. Freeman 7-15 2-6 16, Toliver 0-1 0-0 0, Bryant 0-0 0-0 0, Morris 3-5 2-2 9, Chamernik 0-0 0-0 0, Smith 0-4 0-0 0, Nussbaum 0-0 0-0 0. 26-59 FG 14-23 FT 74 TP.

Ohio Wesleyan 39 48 -- 87

Illinois Wesleyan 34 40 -- 74

3-point shooting -- Ohio Wesleyan 14-31 (Shirer 2-5, Teeterws 3-6, Uritus 0-4, Chojnacki 3-5, Rudegeair 2-4, Holliday 0-1, Cafarella 4-6), Illinois Wesleyan 8-19 (Harrigan 2-4, Gilmore 1-1, A. Freeman 4-9, Morris 1-3, Smith 0-2). Rebounds -- Ohio Wesleyan 32 (Rudegeair 6), Illinois Wesleyan 31 (Z. Freeman 9). Personal Fouls -- Ohio Wesleyan 19, Illinois Wesleyan 14. Turnovers -- Ohio Wesleyan 14, Illinois Wesleyan 13.

Next Games -- The Bishops (4-0) will take on DePauw in the championship game of the Mike Rokicki Community vs. Cancer Challenge today at 4 p.m. while the Titans (3-1) will face Judson College in the consolation game at 2 p.m.

Compiled by Jason Jarman



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