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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.