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BRADLEY VS.

IDAHO STATE
6:05 p.m., Carver Arena, Peoria
WMBD-AM (1470)

BRADLEY (0-1) PPG RPG


BRAVES BENGALS
KEYS C Will Egolf So. 6-9 6.0 3.0 KEYS
Use quick- G Andrew Warren Jr. 6-5 13.0 6.0 Braves
ness, depth G Sam Maniscalco Jr. 6-0 15.0 2.0 provide a
in backcourt G Eddren McCain So. 5-11 6.0 4.0 better
to create de- G Chris Roberts Jr. 6-4 16.0 5.0 matchup for
fensive havoc IDAHO STATE (0-1) PPG RPG this smaller
and offensive team, which
opportuni- F Demetrius Monroe Sr. 6-7 6.0 8.0 should help
ties; shoot C Deividas Busma Sr. 7-0 2.0 4.0 on defense
a better G Amorrow Morgan Sr. 6-5 15.0 1.0 and
percentage G Broderick Gilchrest Jr. 6-0 21.0 1.0 rebounding.
G Donnie Carson Sr. 6-2 7.0 6.0
NOTEWORTHY: Bradley owns a 1-0 lead in the all-time series, having beaten the
Bengals 101-70 on Dec. 4, 1963 at Robertson Field House. ... The Braves are 90-
15 in home openers and are riding a 16-game winning streak. ... This is Bradley’s
first meeting this season against the nation’s four ISUs. ... Idaho State is the alma
mater of Bradley recruiting coordinator Alvin Brooks III. He was an academic all-Big
Sky selection his senior year in 2002. ... The Bengals, who opened with an 88-68
loss at Iowa State on Friday, return four starters from a 13-19 season. ... Just one
player from Idaho is on the roster, and five hail from Memphis. ... Head coach Joe
O’Brien has Illinois roots — he’s a Monmouth College graduate who played there
for Terry Glasgow in the 1970s. O’Brien began his coaching career at Lincoln Col-
lege, where he was 100-53 in five seasons. He won three NJCAA championships at
Southeastern Iowa Community College, going 213-64 in eight seasons. He’s 38-55
in three seasons at Idaho State.
PREDICTION: Bradley 77, Idaho State 65 (Reynolds’ record 1-0)