Men's Basketball Falls At Bradley, 59-55

Dec 10, 2003

Box Score

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) - Phillip Gilbert scored 18 points in leading Bradley to a 59-55 win over Butler Wednesday night

Bradley (6-2) trailed 31-20 at halftime but made up the difference in the second half, connecting on 58 percent of their shots, compared to 38 percent for Butler.

Bradley's Marcell Sommerville added 17 points and James Gillingham chipped in 14.

Butler was led by Bruce Horan, who scored 15 points. The Bulldogs' Duane Lightfoot added 13 points and Avery Sheets scored 11.

Butler (3-3) edged the Braves on the boards 28-25, led by Mike Monserez's game-high 11 rebounds.