Scores

Final

Drake 61

(10-11, 4-6 MVC)

S Illinois 56

(8-13, 1-9 MVC)

    8:05 PM ET, January 30, 2013

    SIU Arena, Carbondale, Illinois

    1 2 T
    DRKE 34 2761
    SIU 28 2856

    Top Performers

    Drake: J. Clarke 11 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast

    Southern Illinois: D. Jackson 15 Pts, 9 Reb, 6 Ast, 3 Stl

    Drake 61, S. Illinois 56

    Associated Press

    CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Chris Hines scored 12 points and Richard Carter hit a key 3-pointer in the final minute as Drake defeated Southern Illinois 61-56 Wednesday night.

    Southern Illinois (8-13, 1-9 Missouri Valley) overcame a 10-point second-half deficit and tied the game at 54-54 when Josh Swan hit 1 of 2 free throws with 1:33 remaining. But Carter followed with a 3 with 1:05 left and Drake (10-11, 4-6) hit 4 of 6 free throws the rest of the way to close the game on a 7-2 run.

    Jordan Clarke added 11 points and Joey King had 10 for the Bulldogs, who hit 8 of 15 3-point attempts and shot 52 percent overall from the field. That helped overcome 20 turnovers.

    Desmar Jackson had 15 points, nine rebounds and six assists for the Salukis, who have lost five straight. T.J. Lindsay added 11 points and Swan had 10.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    DRKE
    SIU
    Points 61 56
    FG Made-Attempted 19-38 (.500) 19-52 (.365)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-15 (.533) 6-25 (.240)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-22 (.682) 12-19 (.632)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 10 5

    2012-13 Season

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