Southern Illinois vs Missouri State

Missouri St. 77, S. Illinois 65


SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - Jarmar Gulley scored 18 points Tuesday night as Missouri State squandered all but two points of a 21-point lead before surging to beat Southern Illinois 77-65.

Kyle Weems hit double figures for the 16th straight game with 16 points for the Bears (11-6, 4-1), who have won four of five and are tied for the Missouri Valley lead. Caleb Patterson scored 15 and Anthony Downing 13, while Christian Kirk grabbed 10 rebounds.

Kendal Brown-Surles' 14 points paced the Salukis (5-11, 2-3). Mamadou Seck had 12 and Dantiel Daniels and Jeff Early 10 each.

The Bears led 37-16 late in the first half. The Salukis closed within 42-31 at the break, then opened the second half with an 11-2 spurt and were down 44-42.

But Patterson hit a 3-pointer, Gulley scored and Patterson converted a three-point play to give the Bears a 52-42 lead with 13:18 left.

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Southern Illinois (5-11)313465
Missouri State (11-6) «423577

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Southern Illinois Salukis
M. Seck, F314-104-561512
D. Daniels, F293-54-930110
T. Setty, F100-10-04130
K. Brown-Surles, G306-130-024114
T. Lindsay, G232-81-22257
J. Early295-90-133310
K. Goff161-32-21204
J. Swan140-10-01130
H. Whitt93-30-00128
D. Drinkard40-20-01000
J. Bocot30-00-00010
D. Taylor20-00-00000
Totals 24-5511-1926152465
Missouri State Bears
J. Gulley, F306-116-744218
C. Kirk, F273-70-010036
K. Weems, F275-114-460516
M. Bizoukas, G360-10-03100
K. Pickens, G262-32-23336
A. Downing211-411-1223113
C. Patterson206-102-221115
N. Scheer131-20-00023
Totals 24-4925-2733121777
Missouri Valley
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N. Iowa0-08-215
Missouri St.0-09-3116
So. Illinois0-05-4239
Indiana St.0-05-5221
Illinois St.0-04-6113
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NC 73
CHST 65 Final