Drake vs Southern Illinois

Drake 75, S. Illinois 68

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CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) - Rayvonte Rice hit two free throws to force overtime, then made a fast-break layup to put Drake ahead to stay in a 75-68 victory over Southern Illinois on Wednesday night.

Rice, who finished with 18 points, made two foul shots to tie the game 63-63 with 30 seconds left. He then broke 64-64 tie with his basket with 3:12 remaining in overtime.

Ben Simons' 20 points led the Bulldogs (12-7, 5-3 Missouri Valley), who won their fourth in a row for their longest winning streak in two years. Aaron Hawley added 16. He and Simons hit three 3-pointers apiece.

Jeff Early had 15 points and 11 rebounds for the Salukis (6-13, 3-5), and Mamadou Seck had 11 points and 10 rebounds.

Dantiel Daniels matched Early with 15 points, and Kendal Brown-Surles had 13, including three 3-pointers.

Neither team ever led by more than seven points.

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Drake Bulldogs
B. Simons, F427-113-331220
J. Jeffers, F290-21-25211
J. Clarke, F231-23-43245
R. Rice, G346-185-871418
K. Madison, G293-32-21228
A. Hawley265-113-550416
K. Woods251-20-03032
K. Alexander141-23-30005
D. Smith30-00-01000
Totals 24-5120-273282075
 47.1%74.1% 
Southern Illinois Salukis
M. Seck, F372-107-8104311
D. Daniels, F265-65-740515
K. Brown-Surles, G365-90-252313
J. Early, G347-101-2112015
T. Lindsay, G253-72-21219
J. Swan201-60-15012
T. Setty120-32-21042
D. Drinkard110-00-00000
K. Goff90-00-00000
D. Taylor70-31-20021
J. Bocot40-30-00000
H. Whitt40-10-00010
Totals 23-5818-2639102068
 39.7%69.2% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wichita St.16-226-947
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Illinois St.12-618-14114
So. Illinois11-722-10138
N. Iowa11-723-1370
Indiana St.8-1015-17171
Missouri St.8-1013-19235
Loyola-Chi.7-1115-17239
Bradley3-155-27306
Drake2-167-24325
 
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