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The Benton (IL) varsity basketball team won Saturday's home tournament game against Meridian (Mounds, IL) by a score of 59-51.

Game Details: BIT

Q1Q2Q3Q4Final
Meridian1210191051
Benton1111201759
Final score provided by R. Hill.
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Game Stats

Meridian

Scoring

#Athlete NamePtsFGFGAFG%
Team Totals47
10Zion Bartlett (Jr)13
11Trevon Morris (Sr)11
32Eddie Robertson (Sr)23
Benton

Scoring

#Athlete NamePtsFGFGAFG%
Team Totals59
3Grant Gordon (Jr)2
10Reid Baumgarte (Fr)2
11Carson Lewis (Jr)12
21Joey Craig (Sr)34
22Brad Hammond (Jr)4
25Mason Wills (Sr)5

Game Story

Illinois High School Basketball - Meridian topped by Benton

January 19, 2019: Benton, IL 62812

The Meridian Bobcats basketball team (Mounds, IL), dropped 59-51 in Saturday's non-league battle with the host Benton Rangers (Benton, IL)

The Rangers now sport a 16-5 record. They put it on the line next when they host Pinckneyville for a non-league battle on Monday, January 21. Benton will battle a Panthers team coming off a 64-39 non-league win over Carlyle (Carlyle, IL). The Panthers record now stands at 20-2.

The Bobcats (4-10) will now prepare for their battle against Elverado (Elkville, IL). The Falcons come into the South Egyptian battle with a 15-6 record.

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    Rankings & Records

    Meridian (18-19)

    NationalILClass
    11,00144267
    OverallConferenceHomeAwayNeutralWin %Conference %PFPA
    13-157-05-34-24-10.4641.0001,6971,724

    Benton (18-19)

    NationalILClass
    4,86022060
    OverallConferenceHomeAwayNeutralWin %Conference %PFPA
    19-114-611-42-46-3.633.4001,4091,287

    Team Scoring Averages

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    Meridian
    14.714.417.314.4-60.6
    Benton
    10.69.812.311.83.047.0

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    Team Stat Comparison

    MeridianBenton
    57.8Points Per Game9.3

    Team Leaders

    MeridianBentonNational Avg.
    #22 Norris Young17.8Points Per Game#21 Joey Craig15.05.0

    Record Breakdown

    Meridian (18-19)

    Benton (18-19)

    13-15
    Overall
    19-11
    7-0
    League
    4-6
    4-7
    Non-League
    3-2
    0-1
    Head to Head
    1-0
    2-8
    Common Opponent
    9-6
    5-3
    Home
    11-4
    4-2
    Away
    2-4
    4-10
    Neutral
    6-3
    0-0
    Playoff
    0-0
    12-12
    In-State
    18-11
    1-3
    Out-of-State
    1-0