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The Murphysboro (IL) varsity basketball team won Friday's home conference game against Benton (IL) by a score of 51-46.

Q1Q2Q3Q4Final
Benton914111246
Murphysboro914101851
Final score provided by R. Hill.
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Illinois High School Basketball - Benton can't hold off Murphysboro

January 17, 2020: Murphysboro, IL 62966

The Murphysboro Red Devils basketball squad scored 51 points and limited the visiting Benton Rangers to 46 in the Red Devils league win on Friday.

The Red Devils (13-4) will now prepare for their outing against Waterloo (Waterloo, IL). The Bulldogs go into the non-league outing with a 4-10 record. In their last outing, Waterloo held off Staunton (Staunton, IL), 41-31, in a non-league outing.

The Rangers now own a 13-4 record. They play next when they host Hamilton County for a non-league outing on Monday, January 20. Benton will clash with a Foxes squad coming off a 42-28 non-league win over Carrier Mills-Stonefort (Carrier Mills, IL). The Foxes record now stands at 8-9.

Rich HillRangers All-Star Reporter
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  1. Check In

    The scorer has checked in.
    Posted @ 1:29p
  2. Game Attendance

    Attendance Hundreds
    Posted @ 1:29p
  3. 0 - 0

    Game Start

    Murphysboro1st Quarter
    Murphysboro won the tip off.
    Posted @ 2:11p
  4. 0 - 2

    Score Alert

    Murphysboro1st Quarter
    Murphysboro - makes a 2pt Field Goal. Benton 0, MHS 2
    Posted @ 2:11p
  5. 2 - 2

    Score Alert

    Benton1st Quarter
    Benton - makes a 2pt Field Goal. Benton 2, MHS 2
    Posted @ 2:11p
  6. 2 - 5

    Score Alert

    Murphysboro1st Quarter
    Murphysboro - makes a 3pt Field Goal. Benton 2, MHS 5
    Posted @ 2:12p
  7. 2 - 7

    Score Alert

    Murphysboro1st Quarter
    Murphysboro - makes a 2pt Field Goal. Benton 2, MHS 7
    Posted @ 2:13p
  8. 2 - 9

    Score Alert

    Murphysboro1st Quarter
    Murphysboro - makes a 2pt Field Goal. Benton 2, MHS 9
    Posted @ 2:14p
  9. 4 - 9

    Score Alert

    Benton1st Quarter
    Benton - makes a 2pt Field Goal. Benton 4, MHS 9
    Posted @ 2:14p
  10. 4 - 9

    Timeout Alert

    Benton1st Quarter ~5 minutes to go
    Timeout Benton. Benton 4, MHS 9
    Posted @ 2:14p
  11. 7 - 9

    Score Alert

    Benton1st Quarter
    Benton - makes a 3pt Field Goal. Benton 7, MHS 9
    Posted @ 2:16p
  12. 7 - 9

    Timeout Alert

    Murphysboro1st Quarter ~3 minutes to go
    Timeout Murphysboro. Benton 7, MHS 9
    Posted @ 2:16p
  13. 7 - 9

    Foul Alert

    Benton1st Quarter ~2 minutes to go
    Foul on Benton. Benton 7, MHS 9
    Posted @ 2:19p
  14. 9 - 9

    Score Alert

    Benton1st Quarter
    Benton - makes a 2pt Field Goal. Benton 9, MHS 9
    Posted @ 2:20p
  15. 9 - 9

    Foul Alert

    Murphysboro1st Quarter ~1 minute to go
    Foul on Murphysboro. Benton 9, MHS 9
    Posted @ 2:22p
  16. 9 - 9

    End of 1st Quarter

    2nd Quarter
    Benton 9, MHS 9
    Posted @ 2:23p
  17. 12 - 9

    Score Alert

    Benton2nd Quarter
    Benton - makes a 3pt Field Goal. Benton 12, MHS 9
    Posted @ 2:24p
  18. 14 - 9

    Score Alert

    Benton2nd Quarter
    Benton - makes a 2pt Field Goal. Benton 14, MHS 9
    Posted @ 2:25p
  19. 14 - 12

    Score Alert

    Murphysboro2nd Quarter
    Murphysboro - makes a 3pt Field Goal. Benton 14, MHS 12
    Posted @ 2:26p
  20. 14 - 14

    Score Alert

    Murphysboro2nd Quarter
    Murphysboro - makes a 2pt Field Goal. Benton 14, MHS 14
    Posted @ 2:26p
  21. 16 - 14

    Score Alert

    Benton2nd Quarter
    Benton - makes a 2pt Field Goal. Benton 16, MHS 14
    Posted @ 2:27p
  22. 16 - 16

    Score Alert

    Murphysboro2nd Quarter
    Murphysboro - makes a 2pt Field Goal. Benton 16, MHS 16
    Posted @ 2:27p
  23. 19 - 16

    Score Alert

    Benton2nd Quarter
    Benton - makes a 3pt Field Goal. Benton 19, MHS 16
    Posted @ 2:27p
  24. 21 - 16

    Score Alert

    Benton2nd Quarter
    Benton - makes a 2pt Field Goal. Benton 21, MHS 16
    Posted @ 2:28p
  25. 21 - 16

    Foul Alert

    Benton2nd Quarter ~3 minutes to go
    Foul on Benton. Benton 21, MHS 16
    Posted @ 2:28p
  26. 21 - 16

    Foul Alert

    Murphysboro2nd Quarter ~2 minutes to go
    Foul on Murphysboro. Benton 21, MHS 16
    Posted @ 2:30p
  27. 22 - 16

    Score Alert

    Benton2nd Quarter
    Benton - makes a Free Throw. Benton 22, MHS 16
    Posted @ 2:30p
  28. 23 - 16

    Score Alert

    Benton2nd Quarter
    Benton - makes a Free Throw. Benton 23, MHS 16
    Posted @ 2:30p
  29. 23 - 16

    Foul Alert

    Benton2nd Quarter ~2 minutes to go
    Foul on Benton. Benton 23, MHS 16
    Posted @ 2:31p
  30. 23 - 16

    Foul Alert

    Benton2nd Quarter ~1 minute to go
    Foul on Benton. Benton 23, MHS 16
    Posted @ 2:32p
  31. 23 - 17

    Score Alert

    Murphysboro2nd Quarter
    Murphysboro - makes a Free Throw. Benton 23, MHS 17
    Posted @ 2:32p
  32. 23 - 18

    Score Alert

    Murphysboro2nd Quarter
    Murphysboro - makes a Free Throw. Benton 23, MHS 18
    Posted @ 2:33p
  33. 23 - 20

    Score Alert

    Murphysboro2nd Quarter
    Murphysboro - makes a 2pt Field Goal. Benton 23, MHS 20
    Posted @ 2:33p
  34. 23 - 20

    Foul Alert

    Benton2nd Quarter ~1 minute to go
    Foul on Benton. Benton 23, MHS 20
    Posted @ 2:34p
  35. 23 - 21

    Score Alert

    Murphysboro2nd Quarter
    Murphysboro - makes a Free Throw. Benton 23, MHS 21
    Posted @ 2:34p
  36. 23 - 23

    Score Alert

    Murphysboro2nd Quarter
    Murphysboro - makes a 2pt Field Goal. Benton 23, MHS 23
    Posted @ 2:35p
  37. 23 - 23

    Halftime

    Halftime
    Benton 23, MHS 23
    We noticed it's halftime, please enjoy this video while you wait for the action to resume.
    Posted @ 2:35p
  38. 23 - 23

    Start of 3rd Quarter

    Benton3rd Quarter
    Benton's ball.
    Posted @ 2:52p
  39. 25 - 23

    Score Alert

    Benton3rd Quarter
    Benton - makes a 2pt Field Goal. Benton 25, MHS 23
    Posted @ 2:54p
  40. 25 - 23

    Foul Alert

    Benton3rd Quarter ~6 minutes to go
    Foul on Benton. Benton 25, MHS 23
    Posted @ 2:54p
  41. 25 - 23

    Foul Alert

    Murphysboro3rd Quarter ~5 minutes to go
    Foul on Murphysboro. Benton 25, MHS 23
    Posted @ 2:56p
  42. 25 - 23

    Foul Alert

    Murphysboro3rd Quarter ~5 minutes to go
    Foul on Murphysboro. Benton 25, MHS 23
    Posted @ 2:56p
  43. 27 - 23

    Score Alert

    Benton3rd Quarter
    Benton - makes a 2pt Field Goal. Benton 27, MHS 23
    Posted @ 2:57p
  44. 27 - 23

    Foul Alert

    Murphysboro3rd Quarter ~5 minutes to go
    Foul on Murphysboro. Benton 27, MHS 23
    Posted @ 2:57p
  45. 27 - 23

    Foul Alert

    Benton3rd Quarter ~4 minutes to go
    Foul on Benton. Benton 27, MHS 23
    Posted @ 2:58p
  46. 30 - 23

    Score Alert

    Benton3rd Quarter
    Benton - makes a 3pt Field Goal. Benton 30, MHS 23
    Posted @ 2:59p
  47. 30 - 26

    Score Alert

    Murphysboro3rd Quarter
    Murphysboro - makes a 3pt Field Goal. Benton 30, MHS 26
    Posted @ 2:59p
  48. 30 - 26

    Foul Alert

    Murphysboro3rd Quarter ~2 minutes to go
    Foul on Murphysboro. Benton 30, MHS 26
    Posted @ 3p
  49. 32 - 26

    Score Alert

    Benton3rd Quarter
    Benton - makes a 2pt Field Goal. Benton 32, MHS 26
    Posted @ 3:01p
  50. 32 - 27

    Score Alert

    Murphysboro3rd Quarter
    Murphysboro - makes a Free Throw. Benton 32, MHS 27
    Posted @ 3:03p
  51. 32 - 28

    Score Alert

    Murphysboro3rd Quarter
    Murphysboro - makes a Free Throw. Benton 32, MHS 28
    Posted @ 3:03p
  52. 32 - 30

    Score Alert

    Murphysboro3rd Quarter
    Murphysboro - makes a 2pt Field Goal. Benton 32, MHS 30
    Posted @ 3:03p
  53. 34 - 30

    Score Alert

    Benton3rd Quarter
    Benton - makes a 2pt Field Goal. Benton 34, MHS 30
    Posted @ 3:03p
  54. 34 - 33

    Score Alert

    Murphysboro3rd Quarter
    Murphysboro - makes a 3pt Field Goal. Benton 34, MHS 33
    Posted @ 3:04p
  55. 34 - 33

    End of 3rd Quarter

    4th Quarter
    Benton 34, MHS 33
    Posted @ 3:04p
  56. 34 - 33

    Foul Alert

    Benton4th Quarter ~7 minutes to go
    Foul on Benton. Benton 34, MHS 33
    Posted @ 3:07p
  57. 34 - 34

    Score Alert

    Murphysboro4th Quarter
    Murphysboro - makes a Free Throw. Benton 34, MHS 34
    Posted @ 3:07p
  58. 34 - 35

    Score Alert

    Murphysboro4th Quarter
    Murphysboro - makes a Free Throw. Benton 34, MHS 35
    Posted @ 3:07p
  59. 37 - 35

    Score Alert

    Benton4th Quarter
    Benton - makes a 3pt Field Goal. Benton 37, MHS 35
    Posted @ 3:08p
  60. 37 - 35

    Timeout Alert

    Benton4th Quarter ~6 minutes to go
    Timeout Benton. Benton 37, MHS 35
    Posted @ 3:08p
  61. 37 - 38

    Score Alert

    Murphysboro4th Quarter
    Murphysboro - makes a 3pt Field Goal. Benton 37, MHS 38
    Posted @ 3:10p
  62. 37 - 38

    Foul Alert

    Murphysboro4th Quarter ~6 minutes to go
    Foul on Murphysboro. Benton 37, MHS 38
    Posted @ 3:10p
  63. 39 - 38

    Score Alert

    Benton4th Quarter
    Benton - makes a 2pt Field Goal. Benton 39, MHS 38
    Posted @ 3:12p
  64. 39 - 38

    Foul Alert

    Murphysboro4th Quarter ~4 minutes to go
    Foul on Murphysboro. Benton 39, MHS 38
    Posted @ 3:13p
  65. 39 - 38

    Foul Alert

    Murphysboro4th Quarter ~4 minutes to go
    Foul on Murphysboro. Benton 39, MHS 38
    Posted @ 3:13p
  66. 39 - 39

    Score Alert

    Murphysboro4th Quarter
    Murphysboro - makes a Free Throw. Benton 39, MHS 39
    Posted @ 3:14p
  67. 39 - 42

    Score Alert

    Murphysboro4th Quarter
    Murphysboro - makes a 3pt Field Goal. Benton 39, MHS 42
    Posted @ 3:15p
  68. 39 - 42

    Timeout Alert

    Murphysboro4th Quarter ~2 minutes to go
    Timeout Murphysboro. Benton 39, MHS 42
    Posted @ 3:17p
  69. 39 - 45

    Score Alert

    Murphysboro4th Quarter
    Murphysboro - makes a 3pt Field Goal. Benton 39, MHS 45
    Posted @ 3:18p
  70. 39 - 45

    Foul Alert

    Benton4th Quarter ~1 minute to go
    Foul on Benton. Benton 39, MHS 45
    Posted @ 3:19p
  71. 39 - 46

    Score Alert

    Murphysboro4th Quarter
    Murphysboro - makes a Free Throw. Benton 39, MHS 46
    Posted @ 3:19p
  72. 39 - 46

    Foul Alert

    Benton4th Quarter Under a minute
    Foul on Benton. Benton 39, MHS 46
    Posted @ 3:20p
  73. 39 - 47

    Score Alert

    Murphysboro4th Quarter
    Murphysboro - makes a Free Throw. Benton 39, MHS 47
    Posted @ 3:20p
  74. 39 - 48

    Score Alert

    Murphysboro4th Quarter
    Murphysboro - makes a Free Throw. Benton 39, MHS 48
    Posted @ 3:21p
  75. 41 - 48

    Score Alert

    Benton4th Quarter
    Benton - makes a 2pt Field Goal. Benton 41, MHS 48
    Posted @ 3:21p
  76. 41 - 48

    Timeout Alert

    Benton4th Quarter Under a minute
    Timeout Benton. Benton 41, MHS 48
    Posted @ 3:21p
  77. 41 - 48

    Foul Alert

    Benton4th Quarter Under a minute
    Foul on Benton. Benton 41, MHS 48
    Posted @ 3:22p
  78. 41 - 49

    Score Alert

    Murphysboro4th Quarter
    Murphysboro - makes a Free Throw. Benton 41, MHS 49
    Posted @ 3:23p
  79. 44 - 49

    Score Alert

    Benton4th Quarter
    Benton - makes a 3pt Field Goal. Benton 44, MHS 49
    Posted @ 3:24p
  80. 44 - 49

    Timeout Alert

    Benton4th Quarter Under a minute
    Timeout Benton. Benton 44, MHS 49
    Posted @ 3:25p
  81. 44 - 49

    Foul Alert

    Benton4th Quarter Under a minute
    Foul on Benton. Benton 44, MHS 49
    Posted @ 3:26p
  82. Commentary

    4th Quarter
    13.6 left
    Posted @ 3:26p
  83. 46 - 49

    Score Alert

    Benton4th Quarter
    Benton - makes a 2pt Field Goal. Benton 46, MHS 49
    Posted @ 3:27p
  84. 46 - 49

    Timeout Alert

    Benton4th Quarter Under a minute
    Timeout Benton. Benton 46, MHS 49
    Posted @ 3:27p
  85. Commentary

    4th Quarter
    6.2 left Murphy ball. Should be 10.2 left...Time keeper left the clock running after whistle blew.
    Posted @ 3:28p
  86. 46 - 51

    Score Alert

    Murphysboro4th Quarter
    Murphysboro - makes a 2pt Field Goal. Benton 46, MHS 51
    Posted @ 3:28p
  87. 46 - 51

    End of Game

    Final
    Benton 46, MHS 51
    Posted @ 3:29p
  1. J. Fowler

    thanks for the live reporting
    Posted @ 3:01p
  2. J. Fowler

    lets go Benton
    Posted @ 3:27p

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Rankings & Records

Benton (19-20)

NationalILClass
2,93313020
OverallConferenceHomeAwayNeutralWin %Conference %PFPA
27-87-39-45-313-1.771.7001,8451,542

Murphysboro (19-20)

NationalILClass
2,0548712
OverallConferenceHomeAwayNeutralWin %Conference %PFPA
27-87-314-34-29-3.771.7001,8811,659

Team Scoring Averages

Q1Q2Q3Q4OT1Final
Benton
14.113.314.612.74.052.7
Murphysboro
9.89.811.514.19.053.7

Benton Videos

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Head-to-Head

  • Murphysboro won on 1/17/2020
    1/17 @ 7:30pQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
    Benton914111246
    Murphysboro914101851

    The Benton (IL) varsity basketball team lost Friday's away conference game against Murphysboro (IL) by a score of 51-46.

  • Benton won on 2/21/2020
    2/21 @ 7:30pQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
    Murphysboro----44
    Benton----54

    The Murphysboro (IL) varsity basketball team lost Friday's away conference game against Benton (IL) by a score of 54-44.

Record Breakdown

Benton (19-20)

Murphysboro (19-20)

27-8
Overall
27-8
7-3
League
7-3
6-1
Non-League
6-2
1-1
Head to Head
1-1
12-4
Common Opponent
13-2
9-4
Home
14-3
5-3
Away
4-2
13-1
Neutral
9-3
3-1
Playoff
4-1
26-8
In-State
25-6
1-0
Out-of-State
2-2