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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Scoreboard
Southern Illinois (8-9)353166
Bradley (11-7) «343569

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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
Loyola-Chi.0-010-195
Bradley0-08-2130
Evansville0-08-296
N. Iowa0-08-215
Valparaiso0-08-278
Missouri St.0-09-3116
So. Illinois0-05-4239
Drake0-05-5215
Indiana St.0-05-5221
Illinois St.0-04-6113
 
Other games
ND 63 Final
SJU 67
NIOWA 68 Final
CREI 79
WISC 64 Final
IND 59