Indiana State Defeats Southern Illinois 66-65 - Recap
Indiana State earned a 66-65 victory over Southern Illinois on Saturday, getting 16 points from RJ Mahurin at Hulman Center.
Indiana State earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 10.5-point spread.
Indiana State got 13 points from Jake Odum and another 12 points from Khristian Smith. Jake Odum contributed 5 assists, while Dawon Cummings cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Southern Illinois got 17 points from Jalen Pendleton in a losing cause and another 16 points from Desmar Jackson. Kendal Brown-Surles contributed 5 assists for them, while Desmar Jackson had 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Southern Illinois were victorious, as the score was 34-31 at the break.
Southern Illinois won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 32-30.