Gulf Coast Showcase - Recap - St. Bonaventure Defeats Southern Illinois 83-71
Matthew Wright went off for 32 points and added 3 rebounds leading St. Bonaventure to an 83-71 win over Southern Illinois on Monday at Germain Arena.
St. Bonaventure was a 5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
St. Bonaventure got 15 points from Dion Wright and another 11 points from Charlon Kloof. Charlon Kloof contributed 5 assists, while Andell Cumberbatch cleaned the glass with 5 rebounds.
Southern Illinois got 25 points from Desmar Jackson in a losing cause and another 13 points from Anthony Beane. Anthony Beane contributed 1 assists for them, while Sean O'Brien had 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed St. Bonaventure were victorious, as the score was 40-30 at the break.
The rebound battle favored St. Bonaventure as they grabbed 29 boards, while Southern Illinois only had 22.