Illini recruit saves the day

Illini recruit saves the day

University of Illinois basketball recruit Cleotis Brown scored a game-high 38 points as Southern Union (Ala.) beat Kaskaskia 103-98 in overtime Thursday to stay alive at the men's National Junior College Championship tournament in Huthinson, Kan.

Southern, which erased a 12-point deficit, forced overtime on Brown's off-balance three-pointers. Brown scored eight points in overtime to lift Southern.