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Final

S Illinois 46

(5-5, 1-2 away)

W Kentucky 53

(5-5, 2-1 home)

    Coverage: FOXCS

    2:05 PM ET, December 11, 2010

    E.A. Diddle Arena, Bowling Green, Kentucky

    1 2 T
    SIU 23 2346
    WKU 17 3653

    Top Performers

    Southern Illinois: M. Seck 12 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Stl

    Western Kentucky: B. Peters 11 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    W. Kentucky 53, S. Illinois 46

    Associated Press

    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- Steffphon Pettigrew scored 15 points to lead Western Kentucky to a come-from-behind 53-46 victory over Southern Illinois on Saturday.

    Tied at 38, the Hilltoppers (5-5) went on a 9-0 run to put the game away. Pettigrew started the run with a 3-pointer, his first 3 in 18 attempts.

    The Salukis (5-5) led by 13 in the first half after going on a 17-2 run. The Salukis outrebounded Western Kentucky 14-2 during the run. The Hilltoppers were 0 for 14 from the field in that stretch.

    Western Kentucky was 7 of 28 from the field (25 percent) in the first half, but trailed only 23-17 due to Southern Illinois' 12 first-half turnovers.

    Brandon Peters added 11 points for Western Kentucky.

    Mamadou Seck and Gene Teague each had 12 points to lead the Southern Illinois.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SIU
    WKU
    Points 46 53
    FG Made-Attempted 20-46 (.435) 19-49 (.388)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-13 (.231) 4-17 (.235)
    FT Made-Attempted 3-7 (.429) 11-18 (.611)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 11 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 7

    2010-11 Season

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