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COL BKB: Stanford 92, Ill. State 88 (OT)

March 20, 2012 at 2:10 AM   |   Comments

STANFORD, Calif., March 20 (UPI) -- Aaron Bright scored four of his 29 points in overtime Monday, leading Stanford to a 92-88 National Invitation Tournament win over Illinois State.

Bright made a pair of layups in the extra frame and Chasson Randle (19 points) drained a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:18 remaining for the third-seeded Cardinal (23-11).

Dwight Powell added 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds, as Stanford advanced to the NIT quarterfinals. They will host fifth-seeded Nevada Wednesday.

Nic Moore finished with 25 points and Tyler Brown contributed 23 for the seventh-seeded Redbirds (21-14), who went 15-of-29 from beyond the arc in their third straight overtime contest.

Jackie Carmichael supplied 21 points and 12 rebounds in the loss.

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