Scores

Final

S Illinois 60

(6-13, 2-4 MVC)

Bradley 66

(7-12, 2-4 MVC)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    8:00 PM ET, January 17, 2014

    Carver Arena, Peoria, Illinois

    1 2 T
    SIU 32 2860
    BRAD 31 3566

    Top Performers

    Southern Illinois: D. Jackson 17 Pts, 8 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    Bradley: W. Lemon, Jr. 16 Pts, 1 Reb, 8 Ast, 1 Stl

    Bradley pulls away from Southern Illinois, 66-60

    Associated Press

    PEORIA, Ill. -- Walt Lemon, Jr. got to the basket for a dunk and Omari Grier got to the line to make 3 of 4 free throws in the final minute as Bradley knocked off Southern Illinois for the third straight time, 66-60 Friday night.

    It's the first time Bradley has won three straight against the Salukis since a string that began in the 1999-2000 season and concluded in 2000-01.

    Jalen Pendleton pulled the Salukis even at 54-54 with a pair of free throws with 3:51 to play, but Bradley went on a 9-2 run highlighted by an Auston Barnes' 3-pointer and capped by a pair of Grier free throws that made it 63-56 with under a minute left.

    Lemon scored 16 points to lead the Braves (7-12, 2-4 Missouri Valley), with Barnes and Mason Alwan each adding 12.

    Desmar Jackson scored 17 and Anthony Beane added 15 for Southern Illinois (6-13, 2-4).

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SIU
    BRAD
    Points 60 66
    FG Made-Attempted 23-41 (.561) 24-49 (.490)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-13 (.308) 6-11 (.545)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-19 (.526) 12-18 (.667)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 21 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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