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.

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