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S Illinois 96

(1-3, 1-1 home)

    8:05 PM ET, November 21, 2013

    SIU Arena, Carbondale, Illinois

    1 2 T
    S&T 29 4574
    SIU 36 6096

    Top Performers

    Missouri Rolla: M. Eruteya 35 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast, 4 Stl

    Southern Illinois: D. Jackson 24 Pts, 10 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl

    Southern Illinois cruises by Missouri S&T 96-74

    Associated Press

    CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Desmar Jackson scored 24 points and pulled down 10 rebounds as Southern Illinois cruised over Missouri Science & Technology 96-74 on Thursday night.

    Southern Illinois (1-3) pulled away in the second half, outscoring Missouri S&T 60-45 after leading by seven at the break.

    The Salukis got to the basket often, scoring 60 points in the paint compared with 34 for the Miners. Missouri S&T committed 36 fouls in the game, and four Miners fouled out early in the second half.

    Southern Illinois shot 58.3 percent from the field for the game.

    Jalen Pendleton had 24 points for Southern Illinois, and Anthony Beane added 20.

    Mudi Eruteya led Division II Missouri S&T with a game-high 35 points. Zach Ellis had 15 and Aaron Emmanuel added 11.

    Southern Illinois earned its first win of the season, while the game counted as an exhibition for the Miners.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    S&T
    SIU
    Points 74 96
    FG Made-Attempted 23-53 (.434) 35-60 (.583)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-18 (.278) 3-9 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 23-36 (.639) 23-38 (.605)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 36 (0/0) 27 (0/0)

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