Southern Illinois Falls 70-59 Against Missouri State - Game Recap
Missouri State grabbed a 70-59 win over Southern Illinois on Sunday, behind a 16-point effort from Anthony Downing at JQH Arena.
Missouri State won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5-point spread as underdogs.
Missouri State got 15 points from Nathan Scheer and another 11 points from Marcus Marshall. Anthony Downing contributed 4 assists, while Marcus Marshall cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.
Southern Illinois got a 12-point performance from Kendal Brown-Surles, who was supported by 11 points from Anthony Beane, Jr.. Dantiel Daniels had 3 assists in a losing cause for Southern Illinois, while Jeff Early grabbed 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Missouri State were victorious, as the score was 39-32 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Missouri State as they grabbed 26 boards, while Southern Illinois only had 20.