Scores

Final

S Illinois 68

(14-5, 5-3 MVC)

Evansville 75

(10-9, 3-5 MVC)

    8:05 PM ET, January 17, 2007

    Roberts Stadium, Evansville, Indiana

    1 2 T
    SIU 26 4268
    EVAN 31 4475

    Top Performers

    Southern Illinois: J. Tatum 29 Pts, 3 Reb, 5 Ast

    Evansville: K. Anslinger 17 Pts, 2 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

    Evansville 75, S. Illinois 68

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- Matt Webster scored 19 points and grabbed five rebounds to lead Evansville to a 75-68 victory over Southern Illinois on Wednesday.

    Kyle Anslinger had 17 points and Bradley Strickland added 14 points and seven rebounds as Evansville (10-9, 3-5 Missouri Valley Conference) snapped a five-game losing streak.

    Jamaal Tatum led Southern Illinois (14-5, 5-3) with 29 points and five assists. The Salukis were called for 31 fouls, which Evansville turned into 30 points at the free-throw line.

    A 3-pointer by Darin Granger capped an 11-0 run for the Aces and gave them a 10-point lead with 8:24 left in the first half.

    The Aces led 31-26 at halftime, then went on a 10-2 run over the first 5:10 of the second half and led the rest of the game.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SIU
    EVAN
    Points 68 75
    FG Made-Attempted 19-43 (.442) 19-32 (.594)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-28 (.286) 7-11 (.636)
    FT Made-Attempted 22-36 (.611) 30-39 (.769)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 31 (0/0) 25 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 1 14

    2006-07 Season

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