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NCAA Game Summary - Southern Illinois at Drake



(Tuesday, February 4th)

Final Score: Southern Illinois 74, Drake 58

Des Moines, IA (SportsNetwork.com) - Desmar Jackson netted 24 points as the Southern Illinois Salukis easily rolled to a 74-58 over the Drake Bulldogs in Missouri Valley Conference action at Knapp Center.

Jackson tallied five rebounds, five assists and six steals to round out his stat line. Anthony Beane scored 20 points for Southern Illinois (9-15, 5-6 MVC), and Bola Olaniyan chipped in 10 points and eight rebounds in the win. SIU has won three games in a row.

Chris Caird scored 19 points on 7-of-14 shooting to lead Drake (12-11, 3-8). Richard Carter contributed 17 points and five steals in the losing effort. The Bulldogs have lost three of their last four contests.

Southern Illinois came out firing in the first half, netting 59.3 percent of its shots from the floor which led to a 46-29 lead at the intermission. Drake connected on 40.9 percent of its shots in the frame.

The Salukis cooled off a bit in the second period, hitting 38.9 percent of its shots from the field. The Bulldogs' percentage fell in the second half as well, as they connected on just 33.3 percent of their field goal tries.

SIU had the edge in points in the paint, 26-18, and in points off turnovers, 27-14. Drake won the battle in second chance points, 9-4.

02/04 23:30:44 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
15th
NOR 1
DUR 1
 
Final
WAS 3
STL 4
Final
CLE 0
TOR 5
Final
DET 5
ANA 2
Final
BOS 4
BAL 2
Final
KAN 5
MIN 4
Final
CHC 8
CIN 4
Final
OAK 4
HOU 3
6th
PIT 7
MIL 5
 
7th
NYM 1
ATL 3
 
6th
TAM 10
NYY 1
 
8th
MIA 6
SEA 0
 
4th
TEX 2
CWS 1
 
4th
LOS 0
ARI 4
 
4th
COL 1
PHI 0
 
2nd
SDP 1
SFG 0
 
Final
TOR 87
BRK 94
Final
LAC 105
GSW 109
4th
IND 70
ATL 87
 
9:30pm Tonight
OKC
MEM
Final
STL 4
CHI 3
3rd
PIT 3
CLB 2
 
9:30pm Tonight
COL
MIN
15th
NOR 1
DUR 1