Recap - Southern Illinois Defeats Missouri Rolla 96-74
Southern Illinois blew out Missouri Rolla on Thursday, running up the score in a 96-74 win at SIU Arena.
Southern Illinois got 24 points from Desmar Jackson and another 24 points from Jalen Pendleton. Anthony Beane contributed 4 assists, while Desmar Jackson cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Missouri Rolla got 35 points from Mudiaga Eruteya in a losing cause and another 15 points from Zachary Ellis. Mudiaga Eruteya contributed 2 assists for them, while Mudiaga Eruteya had 7 rebounds.
Southern Illinois led at halftime, 36-29.
The rebound battle favored Southern Illinois as they grabbed 44 boards, while Missouri Rolla only had 28.