Indianast 71
Sillinois 76
Date of game: 1/12/2013

Recap: Southern Ill vs. Indiana State

Carbondale, IL (Sports Network) - Desmar Jackson's game-high 29 points powered the Southern Illinois Salukis to a 76-71 victory over the Indiana State Sycamores in a Missouri Valley Conference conflict at SIU Arena.

Anthony Beane chipped in 11 points for Southern Illinois (8-8, 1-4) which ended a five-game losing streak in earning its first conference victory this season.

Manny Arop had 16 points, Lucas Eitel and Jake Odum each added 15 and Justin Gant chipped in 10 more for Indiana State (10-6, 3-2) which has lost three of its last four.

The Salukis led 31-27 at the end of the first half despite shooting just 35.5 percent from the field by outscoring the Sycamores from the 3-point arc (3-0) and the free-throw line (8-5). Indiana State shot 40.7 percent in the first half.

In the second half Southern Illinois heated up to an even 50 percent shooting effort and doubled up the Sycamores, 24-12, from the free-throw line to secure the victory.

Southern Illinois had a 14-5 edge in second chance points and a 21-10 advantage on points off turnovers.

Game Notes

Dorm Report: The year of running backs

We've all noticed the trend: NFL teams are more reliant on the passing game offensively than ever before, which makes the running back position more of a commodity than a necessity.

NASCAR News
The Inside Line: NASCAR's elite eight move on

The Eliminator Round in the new Chase for the Sprint Cup championship begins this weekend at Martinsville Speedway, with the playoff field now trimmed to eight drivers.

Polian, Wolf named Pro Football HOF finalists

Former NFL general managers Bill Polian and Ron Wolf have been selected as finalists for the 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame class under the newly-created contributors category.

Thunder exercise options on Lamb, Adams, Roberson, and Jones

The Oklahoma City Thunder exercised club options on guard Jeremy Lamb, center Steven Adams and forwards Andre Roberson and Perry Jones on Tuesday.

Wild, Coyle agree to 5-year extension

The Minnesota Wild moved to lock up another of their young core on Wednesday, agreeing to terms with center Charlie Coyle on a five-year contract extension.

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.