Drake Defeats Southern Illinois 61-56 - Recap
Drake got 12 points from Chris Hines as they ran past Southern Illinois 61-56 on Wednesday at SIU Arena.
Drake was a 4-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Drake got 11 points from Jordan Clarke and another 10 points from Joey King. Ben Simons contributed 2 assists, while Seth VanDeest cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Southern Illinois got 15 points from Desmar Jackson in a losing cause and another 11 points from T.J. Lindsay. Desmar Jackson contributed 6 assists for them, while Desmar Jackson had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Drake were victorious, as the score was 34-28 at the break.
Drake had a 30-28 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.