Drake vs Southern Illinois

Drake 61, S. Illinois 56


CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) - Chris Hines scored 12 points and Richard Carter hit a key 3-pointer in the final minute as Drake defeated Southern Illinois 61-56 Wednesday night.

Southern Illinois (8-13, 1-9 Missouri Valley) overcame a 10-point second-half deficit and tied the game at 54-54 when Josh Swan hit 1 of 2 free throws with 1:33 remaining. But Carter followed with a 3 with 1:05 left and Drake (10-11, 4-6) hit 4 of 6 free throws the rest of the way to close the game on a 7-2 run.

Jordan Clarke added 11 points and Joey King had 10 for the Bulldogs, who hit 8 of 15 3-point attempts and shot 52 percent overall from the field. That helped overcome 20 turnovers.

Desmar Jackson had 15 points, nine rebounds and six assists for the Salukis, who have lost five straight. T.J. Lindsay added 11 points and Swan had 10.

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Drake Bulldogs
B. Simons, F392-54-57218
J. Clarke, F333-55-661211
S. VanDeest, C171-33-47035
C. Hines, G274-90-000412
M. Mason, G161-10-12133
R. Carter222-62-40027
G. Ricks Jr.171-20-01223
J. Jeffers131-20-01202
J. King134-41-220510
K. Babineaux30-10-00000
Totals 19-3815-223082261
Southern Illinois Salukis
D. Daniels, F190-30-04040
J. Swan, G354-52-421210
D. Jackson, G345-124-696315
A. Beane, Jr., G301-92-41134
K. Brown-Surles, G252-70-11235
J. Early243-62-28138
T. Lindsay173-72-211111
C. Long121-20-00103
J. Pendleton30-00-00000
C. Belts10-10-00000
Totals 19-5212-1928131956
Missouri Valley
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wichita St.17-131-532
Illinois St.17-128-733
So. Illinois9-917-16145
N. Iowa9-914-16162
Missouri St.7-1117-16209
Indiana St.5-1311-20233
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NW 46 Final
RUT 54 Final
SC 36 Final
FLA 75
MIZZ 70 Final
LSU 73
DUKE 75 Final
TEXAS 57 Final
KSU 83
MOST 77 Final
IND 97 Final
PUR 60
NMEX 63 Final
WYO 59
MIAMI 73 Final
VT 64
ORE 52 Final