SIU Edwardsville vs Southern Illinois Recap - Southern Illinois Wins 74-57
Southern Illinois got 20 points from Jalen Pendleton as they ran past SIU Edwardsville 74-57 on Monday at SIU Arena.
Southern Illinois was a 11.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Southern Illinois got 13 points from Desmar Jackson and another 11 points from Marcus Fillyaw. Desmar Jackson contributed 8 assists, while Desmar Jackson cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
SIU Edwardsville got 9 points from Tim Johnson in a losing cause and another 8 points from Ray Lester. Tim Johnson contributed 2 assists for them, while Rozell Nunn had 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Southern Illinois were victorious, as the score was 39-20 at the break.
Southern Illinois won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 36-27.