CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Carlton Fay scored a game-high 17 points to lead Southern Illinois to a 64-48 win over Saint Louis on Tuesday night.
Southern Illinois (3-3) jumped out to a 24-16 halftime lead and never trailed in the game.The Salukis held Saint Louis (2-4) to 23 percent field-goal shooting and limited the Billikens to 1-for-10 from 3-point range in the first half. Saint Louis shot just 36 percent for the game, compared to 43 percent for Southern Illinois.The Salukis outmuscled the Billikens, scoring 22 points in the paint, compared to eight points for Saint Louis. Southern Illinois also outrebounded Saint Louis 30-24.Kevin Lisch led Saint Louis with 13 points. Tommie Liddell added 12 points for the Billikens.