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Western Illinois vs SIU-Edwardsville

SIU-Edwardsville 62, W. Illinois 50


EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) - Jerome Jones scored 26 points to help Southern Illinois-Edwardsville win its home opener, defeating Western Illinois 62-50 Wednesday night.

Jones made five of his seven 3-point attempts and led the Cougars (1-1) with six rebounds. His 3-pointer in the opening minute of the second half ignited a 9-0 run that gave Southern Illinois-Edwardsville a 40-28 lead, and eventually the Cougars held a 51-33 advantage.

Mark Yelovich added 13 points for the winners.

Terell Parks had 18 points and eight rebounds for the Leathernecks (1-1). Ceola Clark was the only other Western Illinois player in double figures, with 15 points.

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Western Illinois Leathernecks
T. Parks, F358-122-782318
A. Link, F331-32-24134
J. Houpt, F291-30-05133
C. Clark III, G353-86-723015
J. Hawthorne, G140-00-01020
D. McAvoy III333-90-04316
J. Foster160-34-41014
M. Ochereobia40-00-01000
J. Walker10-10-01000
Totals 16-3914-2029101350
SIU-Edwardsville Cougars
J. Jones, F3510-151-360126
M. Yelovich, F275-143-353213
R. Lester, F181-40-04032
K. Davis, G321-50-04312
M. Wiltz, G201-31-22223
M. Messer162-42-21117
R. Reed161-20-01322
T. Johnson152-50-02115
D. Shaffer141-20-00042
Z. Schneider70-00-01010
Totals 24-547-1028131862
Summit League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Western Ill.0-05-0117
Oral Roberts0-06-156
S. Dak. St.0-06-148
No. Dak. St.0-04-179
South Dakota0-02-3238

Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Eastern Ky.0-06-1135
Morehead St.0-03-1277
Tenn. St.0-03-2331
Tenn. Tech0-03-2258
Jax. State0-03-6343
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Murray St.0-04-267
Austin Peay0-02-4281
UT Martin0-02-5251
Eastern Ill.0-00-3243
SE Miss. St.0-00-5249
Other games
WISC 56 Final
FLA 74
UAB 60 Final