Western Illinois vs SIU-Edwardsville

SIU-Edwardsville 62, W. Illinois 50

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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
 41%70% 
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
 44.4%70% 
Summit League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
No. Dak. St.4-112-695
South Dakota4-213-8164
IPFW3-214-5120
Denver3-211-7196
Neb.-Omaha3-310-9110
Western Ill.3-36-11314
IUPUI2-38-11236
S. Dak. St.1-48-12262
Oral Roberts1-45-14215

Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Belmont5-011-4102
Jax. State4-112-8150
Tenn. St.3-212-692
Morehead St.3-27-11259
Tenn. Tech3-27-13327
Eastern Ky.1-48-12247
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Murray St.4-110-9197
UT Martin2-312-8147
SE Miss. St.2-37-13302
Austin Peay2-36-13281
Eastern Ill.1-49-9261
SIUE0-55-14324
 
Other games
WISC 56 Final
FLA 74
UAB 60 Final
CREI 77