March 9, 2017

INA – Carbondale’s Allen Billenger calmly sank four straight free throws in the final 30 seconds to secure John A. Logan’s 68-60 win over Southwestern Illinois in the NJCAA District tournament at Rend Lake.

Logan led the entire game, but SWIC made a run in the final minutes to pull within four points at 64-60 before Billenger put the game away with four free throws.

Logan, 24-6, won for the sixth straight game to earn a spot in the semifinals against Wabash Valley on Thursday at 1 p.m. at Rend Lake.  Jalen Perry paced Logan with 23 points while Jerome Davis had 12.  The Blue Storm was led by Jaleem Hill with 23.