Wkentucky 34 35 69
Sillinois 34 26 60
Date of game: 12/7/2013

Recap: Southern Ill vs. Western Ky

Carbondale, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Brandon Harris scored 30 points to lead the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers to a 69-60 road win over the Southern Illinois Salukis at SIU Arena in a non-conference game.

Harris hit 8-of-14 3-point attempts and George Fant scored 19 points and only missed one of his eight shots from the field for the Hilltoppers (5-3). Aaron Adeoye worked inside for his 11 points, eight rebounds and four blocks in helping Western Kentucky to its first road win in four tries.

Anthony Beane scored 20 points for the Salukis, who fell to 2-7, and Desmar Jackson added 15.

The teams were tied 34-34 at the end of a closely contested first-half. However, the Salukis did not take the lead at any point in the first frame despite their 47.8 percent shooting from the field and 10 free-throws. The Hilltoppers hit 42.9 percent of their own field goal attempts and outscored the Salukis 15-9 from 3-point range.

The game remained closely contested and was tied at 46 with 10 minutes to play before Harris gave the Hilltoppers the lead with back-to-back 3-point shots. WKU remained ahead the rest of the game and held the Salukis to just two points over the final 3:51 seconds of the contest.

Harris played all 40 minutes of this game as the WKU bench went scoreless, Southern Illinois got 18 points from its reserves.

Game Notes

Austin Peay dismisses running back Williams

Austin Peay State University said it has dismissed leading returning rusher Omar Williams from the football team for academic reasons on Friday.

NASCAR News
Harvick claims Darlington pole

Kevin Harvick became the eighth different pole winner in as many Sprint Cup Series races this season after posting the fastest lap in the final round of Friday's knockout-style qualifying for the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.

Report: Raiders to cut Pryor if they can't trade him

The Oakland Raiders will cut quarterback Terrelle Pryor on Monday if they are unable to trade him, according to Fox Sports.

Raptors GM Ujiri apologizes for expletive

Toronto Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri made disparaging remarks towards the Brooklyn Nets during a fan rally outside the Air Canada Centre prior to Saturday's Game 1 of the teams' Eastern Conference quarterfinal series.

Flyers G Emery to start Game 2

The Philadelphia Flyers announced Saturday that goaltender Ray Emery will start Game 2 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series against the New York Rangers on Sunday.

Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
0 Votes
a skydiver was injured when attempting to land in a pre game show at the Lookouts opening game on 4/3/2014

0 Votes
SEC Champions Alabama created by artist Ben Teeter S/N C.O.A. available for the dedicated Alabama fan!

1 Vote
first catch of the season looks like a good year

0 Votes
Gina McLeroy Spring City, TN

0 Votes
Our Son Brandon McLeroy MTSU Football 2011 Gina McLeroy Spring City TN

1 Vote
this is James Howard telling Gracie what to do.

0 Votes
Riverbend fun!

0 Votes
I nees a four letter word for the outside layer of a tree.

0 Votes
Cameron is a rising athlete. He has a God given talent for the game of football. This picture is of him stopping the ball carrier in our game in the ...

1 Vote
Our Lookout Valley 9/10 year old team went to a tournament in Knoxville called The Battle of the Rocky Top. They went throught the tournament undefeated and won the championship ...
Featured Partners
www.baylorschool.org/summer
Experience Baylor summer camp - a 70 year tradition of summer fun and adventure. What are you waiting for? Make the most of summer by signing up today!
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
www.STNS.org
Register now for St. Nicholas summer camp whose mission & purpose is to provide a fun learning experience for children, developing physical, cultural, social and intellectual abilities.
www.bojangles.com
Click here to enter for your chance to win a Bojangles Breakfast Combo. Then, watch WDEF News 12 This Morning for daily winner announcements!
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.