Southern Illinois Defeats New Orleans 74-61 - Recap
|Southern Illinois Defeats New Orleans 74-61 - Recap|
Southern Illinois earned a 74-61 victory over New Orleans on Monday, getting 20 points from Dantiel Daniels at SIU Arena.
Anthony Beane, Jr. had 17 points for Southern Illinois and Jalen Pendleton chipped in with 14 points. Desmar Jackson had 2 assists for them, while Jeff Early was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
New Orleans got 22 points from Lovell Cook in a losing cause and another 13 points from Corey Blake. Rarlensee Nelson contributed 6 assists for them, while Corey Blake had 5 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Southern Illinois were victorious, as the score was 30-28 at the break.
Southern Illinois won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 36-27.