Southern Illinois Falls 61-51 to Saint Louis - Recap
Saint Louis grabbed a 61-51 win over Southern Illinois on Saturday, behind a 14-point effort from Dwayne Evans at Chaifetz Arena.
Saint Louis did not, however, defeat Southern Illinois against the spread, which closed at 12 at most sportsbooks.
Saint Louis got 12 points from Rob Loe and another 9 points from Mike McCall Jr.. Mike McCall Jr. contributed 8 assists, while Dwayne Evans cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.
Southern Illinois got 15 points from Jeff Early in a losing cause and another 12 points from Dantiel Daniels. Kendal Brown-Surles contributed 5 assists for them, while Desmar Jackson had 8 rebounds.
Saint Louis led at halftime, 28-17.
The rebound battle favored Southern Illinois as they grabbed 36 boards, while Saint Louis only had 28.