20-11, 3rd in Missouri Valley Conference

Illinois St Redbirds Photos

Illinois St Redbirds Photos

  1. Illinois State's Daishon Knight (3) drives around Evansville's Duane Gibson (4) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the quarterfinals of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament, Friday, March 6, 2015, in St. Louis. Southern Illinois beat Evansville 71.67 to advance to the semi-final round.(AP Photo/Tom Gannam)

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    Evansville's D.J. Balentine (31) can't get around the defense of Illinois State's Deontae Hawkins (23) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the quarterfinals of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament, Friday, March 6, 2015, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Tom Gannam)

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  2. Evansville's Duane Gibson (4) handles the ball as Illinois State's DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell (44) defends in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the quarterfinals of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament, Friday, March 6, 2015, in St. Louis. Southern Illinois beat Evansville 71.67 to advance to the semi-final round.(AP Photo/Tom Gannam)

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    Illinois State's Daishon Knight (3) elevates for a shot as Evansville's D.J. Balentine (31) defends in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the quarterfinals of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament, Friday, March 6, 2015, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Tom Gannam)

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  3. Illinois State's Deontae Hawkins (23) celebrates after hitting a 3-point shot in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Evansville in the quarterfinals of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament, Friday, March 6, 2015, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Tom Gannam)

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    Evansville's Egidijus Mockevicius (55) drives around Illinois State's Reggie Lynch (22) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the quarterfinals of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament, Friday, March 6, 2015, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Tom Gannam)

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  4. GAINESVILLE, FL - JANUARY 20: Head coach Johnny Jones of the LSU Tigers yells during the game against the Florida Gators at Stephen C. O'Connell Center on January 20, 2015 in Gainesville, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

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    GAINESVILLE, FL - JANUARY 20: Head coach Johnny Jones of the LSU Tigers coaches during the game against the Florida Gators at Stephen C. O'Connell Center on January 20, 2015 in Gainesville, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

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  5. COLUMBIA, MO - JANUARY 08: Head coach Johnny Jones of the LSU Tigers motions from the bench during the game against the Missouri Tigers at Mizzou Arena on January 8, 2015 in Columbia, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

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    COLUMBIA, MO - JANUARY 08: Head coach Johnny Jones of the LSU Tigers motions from the bench during the game against the Missouri Tigers at Mizzou Arena on January 8, 2015 in Columbia, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

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