Gulf Coast Showcase - San Diego vs Southern Illinois Final: 59-56 - Recap
San Diego got 17 points from Johnny Dee en route to a 59-56 victory over Southern Illinois on Wednesday at Germain Arena.
San Diego won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2-point spread as favorites.
San Diego got 16 points from Christopher Anderson and another 7 points from Duda Sanadze. Christopher Anderson contributed 4 assists, while Duda Sanadze cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.
Southern Illinois got 23 points from Desmar Jackson in a losing cause and another 11 points from Sean O'Brien. Marcus Fillyaw contributed 4 assists for them, while Jalen Pendleton had 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Southern Illinois were victorious, as the score was 23-20 at the break.
San Diego won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 40-29.