Lofton scored a career-high 25 points for Illinois State.
Illinois State went 8-1 at home Valley games this year.
The Redbirds are now 6-5 in MVC play.
The Redbird Arena crowd of 9,510 was the largest since 2010.
Zach Lofton's three-pointer with 1:08 left in overtime proved to be the difference.
Fall Conversations: #12 Tony Wills
Illinois State Vs. Indiana State
ISU Vs. BU
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 A three-point shooting threat, he led Ben Davis High School with 18 points per game as a senior Also averaged 15 points per game, and shot 40 percent from beyond the arc as a junior Was ranked among the top-25 seniors in Indiana and played for the Indiana Junior All-Stars during the summer of 2012 against Kentucky At the end of his senior season, was named an Associated Press All-Indiana honorable mention.
Personal Born July 12, 1994 Son of Harry and Tina Wills Has three siblings His brother, Harry "Dre" Wills is a freshman basketball player for Vermont Major: Management