CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) - Diamond Taylor scored 19 points and Mamadou Seck added 16 points and 10 rebounds to lead Chicago State to a 73-57 victory against Chicago State on Friday night.
Josh Swan scored 11 points and Jeff Early 10 for the Salukis (1-3).
Matt Samuels and Jeremy Robinson scored 15 points each for the Cougars (0-5). Robinson had nine rebounds.
Early scored six points during an 8-0 run over a stretch of 4:20 in the second half. His jumper with 13:26 remaining gave Southern Illinois a 44-28 lead, and Chicago State got no closer than nine points the rest of the way.