Scores

Final

Indiana State 60

(16-5, 7-2 MVC)

S Illinois 79

(7-15, 3-6 MVC)

Coverage: ESPN3

8:05 PM ET, January 29, 2014

SIU Arena, Carbondale, Illinois

1 2 T
INST 16 4460
SIU 25 5479

Top Performers

Indiana State: J. Gant 14 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

Southern Illinois: B. Olaniyan 12 Pts, 12 Reb, 4 Ast, 3 Stl

Southern Illinois defeats Indiana State 79-60

Associated Press

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Anthony Beane had 22 points while Sean O'Brien and Bola Olaniyan each had double-doubles to lead Southern Illinois past Indiana State 79-60.

Southern Illinois scored the final four points of the first half and the first nine points of the second to go ahead 34-16. Indiana State never mounted a challenge from there as the Salukis extended their lead to as much as 23.

Desmar Jackson had 16 points, Olaniyan scored 12 and O'Brien added 11 for SIU (7-15, 3-6 Missouri Valley). O'Brien and Olaniyan each had 12 rebounds.

Southern Illinois made up for 2-of-12 3-point shooting by shooting 52 percent overall and 25 of 38 on free throws. Indiana State was only 11 of 22 at the free-throw line.

Justin Gant had 14 points to lead Indiana State (16-5, 7-2) which remains alone in second in the MVC. Manny Arop had 12 points and Jake Odum added 11.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
INST
SIU
Points 60 79
FG Made-Attempted 21-53 (.396) 26-50 (.520)
3P Made-Attempted 7-24 (.292) 2-12 (.167)
FT Made-Attempted 11-22 (.500) 25-38 (.658)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 27 (0/0) 21 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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