Scores

Final

S Illinois 40

(7-15, 4-7 MVC)

Illinois State 60

(14-8, 6-5 MVC)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    4:05 PM ET, January 28, 2012

    Redbird Arena, Normal, Illinois

    1 2 T
    SIU 17 2340
    ILST 26 3460

    Top Performers

    Southern Illinois: J. Early 10 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Blk

    Illinois State: J. Carmichael 19 Pts, 11 Reb, 3 Blk

    Illinois St. 60, S. Illinois 40

    Associated Press

    NORMAL, Ill. -- Jackie Carmichael had 19 points and 11 rebounds Saturday as Illinois State beat Southern Illinois 60-40.

    John Wilkins scored 10 points and matched Carmichael with 11 boards -- tying Wilkins' career high -- for the Redbirds (14-8, 6-5 Missouri Valley). Carmichael and Wilkins each blocked three SIU shots.

    ISU led 26-17 at halftime and ran off 16 straight points during a 9-minute stretch in the second half to put it out of reach.

    Jeff Early and Taylor Diamond had 10 points to lead the Salukis (7-15, 4-7), who shot 30 percent from the field.

    The 40 points is a season low for SIU. The Salukis scored 42 at Wichita State a week ago.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SIU
    ILST
    Points 40 60
    FG Made-Attempted 15-50 (.300) 20-45 (.444)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-13 (.308) 5-16 (.313)
    FT Made-Attempted 6-14 (.429) 15-21 (.714)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 25

    2011-12 Season

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