Evansville vs Southern Illinois Recap - Evansville Wins 75-69
|Evansville vs Southern Illinois Recap - Evansville Wins 75-69|
D.J. Balentine went off for 33 points and added 6 rebounds leading Evansville to a 75-69 win over Southern Illinois on Saturday at SIU Arena.
Evansville was the ATS victor, as they covered the 4.5-point spread as an underdog.
Egidijus Mockevicius had 12 points for Evansville and Blake Simmons chipped in with 10 points. D.J. Balentine had 5 assists for them, while Egidijus Mockevicius was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
Southern Illinois got a 15-point performance from Mike Balogun, who was supported by 13 points from Desmar Jackson. Jalen Pendleton had 3 assists in a losing cause for Southern Illinois, while Desmar Jackson grabbed 9 rebounds.
Evansville trailed at halftime, 33-27.
The rebound battle favored Evansville as they grabbed 41 boards, while Southern Illinois only had 33.