Southern Illinois Falls 57-54 to Drake - Recap

Aaron Hawley scored 19 points leading Drake to a 57-54 victory over Southern Illinois at SIU Arena on Wednesday.

Drake was an underdog by 2 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.

Drake got 12 points from Richard Carter and another 8 points from Jordan Daniels. Richard Carter contributed 4 assists, while Seth VanDeest cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

Southern Illinois got 15 points from Desmar Jackson in a losing cause and another 12 points from Sean O'Brien. Anthony Beane contributed 3 assists for them, while Sean O'Brien had 11 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Drake were victorious, as the score was 32-23 at the break.

Drake had a 40-32 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.