Southern Illinois vs Bradley

Bradley 69, S. Illinois 66

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PEORIA, Ill. (AP) - Dyricus Simms-Edwards scored 18 points and Bradley defeated Southern Illinois 69-66 Tuesday night.

Four Braves were in double figures. Walt Lemon Jr. scored 16 points and added eight assists, Tyshon Pickett scored 15 and Will Egolf had 11 points, seven rebounds and four blocked shots for Bradley (11-7, 3-3 Missouri Valley).

Desmar Jackson led the Salukis (8-9, 1-5) with 21 points. Jeff Early had 17 points and 11 rebounds and Anthony Beane Jr. added 13 points for SIU.

The win ended Bradley's three-game losing streak and gave the Braves their first season sweep of their MVC rivals since 2000-01.

Neither team led by more than eight points in the game.

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Southern Illinois Salukis
D. Daniels, F302-43-62137
J. Early, G388-91-2110217
A. Beane, Jr., G376-151-220313
D. Jackson, G369-152-262221
K. Brown-Surles, G332-50-01315
T. Lindsay111-20-02122
J. Swan90-01-21031
J. Pendleton40-10-00000
D. Drinkard20-00-00000
Totals 28-518-142671666
 54.9%57.1% 
Bradley Braves
T. Pickett, F355-115-560215
J. Prosser, C140-03-43033
W. Lemon Jr., G385-115-628116
D. Simms-Edwards, G367-131-242018
J. Eastman, G342-51-24136
W. Egolf254-80-071211
J. Crawford120-20-01010
S. Shayok40-00-00010
K. Bell20-10-00000
Totals 23-5115-1929121369
 45.1%78.9% 
Missouri Valley
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wichita St.17-130-517
N. Iowa16-231-414
Illinois St.11-722-1362
Indiana St.11-715-16190
Evansville9-924-12119
Loyola-Chi.8-1024-13123
Drake6-129-22269
Missouri St.5-1311-20247
So. Illinois4-1412-21278
Bradley3-159-24288
 
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