Lofton scored a career-high 25 points for Illinois State.
Illinois State went 8-1 at home Valley games this year.
Daishon Knight led five Redbirds in double figures with 17 points and added five assists and rebounds.
Knight scored a career-high 26 points in the win over rival Bradley.
Nick Zeisloft scored a career-high 18 points for Illinois State.
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Illinois State Vs. Indiana State
Redbirds host Bears at 7:05 on Feb. 18 at Redbird Arena.
Photos from the game at Redbird Arena at 3:05 p.m. on February 1, 2014.
Illinois State vs. No. 4 Wichita State
Prior to Illinois State Finished 2012-13 as the second-leading scorer among Division I junior college players, with 25.2 points averaged per game as a sophomore at Santa Fe College Was Santa Fe's first-ever NJCAA First Team All-America selection Also earned First Team All-America accolades as a freshman at NAIA Division II Oregon Tech, where he guided the Owls to a national championship while averaging 20.2 points per game Redshirted during the 2010-11 season at Oregon Tech Netted double figures in 31 out of 32 games with Santa Fe, scoring a career-high 40 points against TAAG Academy His 275 free throws made and 354 free throws attempted set a Florida College System Activities Association (FCSAA) mark Shot 47.3 percent from the field, 77.7 percent from the free throw line and 37 percent from the three point line at Santa Fe Averaged 4.3 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game and had 76 steals Was named the Mid-Florida Conference (MFC) Player of the Year, a First Team All-FCSAA honoree and a First Team All-MFC selection Also earned numerous prep accolades while playing at Bishop Manogue High School in Reno.
Personal Born March 23, 1992 Son of Jimmy and Ethel Johnson Has two siblings Major: University Studies