Summit League Tournament 2012: Western Illinois Advances To Semifinals With 58-53 Win Over North Dakota State

Western Illinois kept its season alive with a 58-53 win over North Dakota State in the quarterfinal round of the 2012 Summit League Tournament on Sunday afternoon. With the win, the Leathernecks will play top-seeded Oral Roberts on Monday at 6:00 p.m .CT

Related: Summit League Tournament 2012: Western Illinois Needs A Run To Reach NCAAs

In Sunday's win, the Leathernecks shot 45.2% from the field compared to 39.1% for North Dakota St., which was crucial given that the Bison had edges in the turnover and rebounding categories. Obi Emegano led Western Illinois with 19 points on 6-11 shooting. Terell Parks recorded a double double for the Leathernecks with 13 points and 11 rebounds.

Additonal tournament information can be found at the conference's website.

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation Chicago. For more from around the world of college hoops, visit SB Nation's NCAA basketball news hub. A Summit League 2012 Tournament bracket can be found here. (pdf)

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