Millikin Men’s Basketball Jan. 7

Millikin fell to North Central College 62-46 in Decatur on January 7. The first 11 minutes the game was tied 13-13. With 8:56 left in the half, the Cardinals went on a 16-5 run to build a 29-18 advantage at the half. Big Blue kept the game tight but never got closer than seven points. Millikin’s top scorer was TJ Griffin with 12 points and three assists. Griffin was held to just two field goals, but connected on 8-12 from the free-throw line. Nathan Biggs had 10 points. Zach Long had a team high eight rebounds and six points. Tommy Pilackas had seven rebounds. Two of Millikin’s starters were sidelined with injuries that day.