Sillinois 47
Illinoisst 39 44 83
Date of game: 2/2/2013

Recap: Illinois State vs. Southern Ill

Normal, IL (Sports Network) - Jackie Carmichael recorded a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds for the Illinois State Redbirds who earned a convincing 83-47 Missouri Valley Conference win over the Southern Illinois Salukis at the Redbird Arena.

Carmichael was 5-of-10 from the field with two blocks while Tyler Brown lead the Redbirds (13-10, 4-7 MVC) in scoring with 16 points off 5-of-9 shooting from the field and 3-of-5 shooting from beyond the arc. Illinois State has won four of its last five after a six-game losing streak.

For the Salukis (8-14, 1-10), Desmar Jackson led the team with 14 points but shot just 6-of-18 from the field. Anthony Beane Jr. added 10 points while Jeff Early was the squad's top rebounder with 11. Southern Illinois has lost six in a row.

After holding the Salukis 35.7 percent shooting from the field in the first half, Illinois State led 39-27 at the break.

In the second half the Redbirds shot 50.0 percent from the field and outscored Southern Illinois 44-20.

The Salukis shot just 30.5 percent from the field and had 13 turnovers which led to 19 points for the Redbirds.

Game Notes

The Inside Line: Kyle Busch's chances of making the Chase

Kyle Busch won Sunday's road course race in Sonoma, California, but he still has a long way to go to become eligible for a spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

Extra Points: Bennett is far down on Seahawks' list

NFL players have a very short shelf life to make significant amounts of money so it's tough to fault anyone who has outperformed a contract when they go knocking on the door to ask for more.

Mackanin to remain Phillies interim manager

Pete Mackanin will remain interim manager of the Philadelphia Phillies for the remainder of the season, the team announced Tuesday.

Report: Thunder sign Singler to extension

The Oklahoma City Thunder have reportedly retained restricted free agent forward Kyle Singler with a five-year contract extension.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.