Southern Illinois Falls 60-57 Against Indiana State - Game Recap
Indiana State grabbed a 60-57 win over Southern Illinois on Saturday, behind a 15-point effort from Jake Odum at Hulman Center.
Indiana State did not, however, defeat Southern Illinois against the spread, which closed at 8.5 at most sportsbooks.
Indiana State got 10 points from Khristian Smith and another 8 points from Justin Gant. Khristian Smith contributed 4 assists, while Khristian Smith cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Southern Illinois got 19 points from Desmar Jackson in a losing cause and another 18 points from Anthony Beane. Sean O'Brien contributed 6 assists for them, while Anthony Beane had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Southern Illinois were victorious, as the score was 27-24 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Southern Illinois as they grabbed 35 boards, while Indiana State only had 32.