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

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 30, 2013 DRKE 61, @SIU 56Recap
Mar 2, 2013 SIU 66, @DRKE 63Recap