Recap - Southern Illinois Defeats Wichita State 64-62
T.J. Lindsay scored 14 points leading Southern Illinois to a 64-62 victory over Wichita State at SIU Arena on Tuesday.
Southern Illinois won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 10-point spread as underdogs.
Southern Illinois got 11 points from Desmar Jackson and another 11 points from Jeff Early. T.J. Lindsay contributed 2 assists, while Jeff Early cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Wichita State got 15 points from Demetric Williams in a losing cause and another 10 points from Tekele Cotton. Malcolm Armstead contributed 6 assists for them, while Demetric Williams had 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Wichita State were victorious, as the score was 36-35 at the break.
Wichita State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 33-27.