APPLETON, Wis. -- The Lawrence University men's basketball team used a big second half Friday to roll to an 83-45 Midwest Conference victory over Illinois College at Alexander Gymnasium.
Lawrence scored 47 second-half points and held the Blueboys to 19.2 percent shooting after the break.
Mason Materna and Joe Duero had 12 points apiece for Lawrence (3-3, 1-0 MWC), and Duero went 4-for-6 from 3-point range. Lawrence point guard Quinn Fisher put together a nice all-around game with eight points, seven rebounds, four assists and two steals.
Lawrence led 36-29 at the half and opened the second half with a stunning 31-4 run over the first 10 minutes. Sendell scored 10 points in that stretch, Materna added eight and Mavrakis had seven as Lawrence built a 67-33 lead with 10:02 left.
Illinois College went 5-for-26 from the floor in the second half and didn't hit double digits in the half until there was 6:35 remaining. The Blueboys never got closer than 25 points, and Lawrence would lead by as many as 38 points.
Isaac Collins paced Illinois College (2-4, 0-1) with nine points, and Kane Wildermuth added eight points and eight rebounds.