CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Dantiel Daniels scored 20 points and Southern Illinois defeated New Orleans 74-61 Monday night.
SIU scored the game's first eight points, but New Orleans roared back to take a 26-13 lead with 6 1/2 minutes to play in the half. The Salukis followed that with a 17-2 run of their own with Beane's layup just before halftime giving them a 30-28 lead.
Both teams shot 59 percent from the field in the second half, but Southern Illinois never trailed after the break and its 13-point margin at the end matched its biggest lead of the game.
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|Stephen F. Austin||18-0||-||28-6|
|Sam Houston State||12-6||6||18-16|