Scores

Final OT

Loyola (IL) 76

(8-14, 3-7 MVC)

S Illinois 81

(8-15, 4-6 MVC)

    4:05 PM ET, February 1, 2014

    SIU Arena, Carbondale, Illinois

    1 2 OT T
    L-IL 35 36 576
    SIU 30 41 1081

    Top Performers

    Loyola (IL): M. Doyle 27 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Southern Illinois: A. Beane 27 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    S. Illinois edges Loyola of Chicago 81-76 in OT

    Associated Press

    CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Jalen Pendleton had a steal and made two free throws with 6 seconds left in overtime to secure an 81-76 win for Southern Illinois against Loyola of Chicago on Saturday.

    Anthony Beane's jumper with 23 seconds left broke a tie at 76 before Pendleton's critical steal. Desmar Jackson added a free throw with 1 second left.

    The Salukis reached OT when freshman Tyler Smithpeters made two free throws, with a Loyola timeout in-between, with 1 second left to force overtime.

    Beane finished with a career-high 27 points for SIU (8-15, 4-6 Missouri Valley) and Desmar Jackson had 20, five assists and six steals. Bola Olaniyan had a career-high 14 rebounds.

    Milton Doyle had 27 for the Ramblers (8-14, 3-7), with Jeff White adding 16 and Christian Thomas 15.

    Southern Illinois went 21 of 29 from the line in the second half; Loyola was just 13 of 20 for the game.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    L-IL
    SIU
    Points 76 81
    FG Made-Attempted 27-51 (.529) 26-52 (.500)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-23 (.391) 4-11 (.364)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-20 (.650) 25-34 (.735)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 19 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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