Recap - Illinois State Defeats Southern Illinois 70-56
Illinois State grabbed a 70-56 win over Southern Illinois on Sunday, behind a 22-point effort from Tyler Brown at SIU Arena.
Illinois State was a favorite by 3 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.
Illinois State got 18 points from Jackie Carmichael and another 9 points from Bryant Allen. Johnny Hill contributed 6 assists, while Jackie Carmichael cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.
Southern Illinois got a 16-point performance from Jeff Early, who was supported by 13 points from Kendal Brown-Surles. Anthony Beane, Jr. had 3 assists in a losing cause for Southern Illinois, while Jeff Early grabbed 9 rebounds.
Illinois State hit the break leading 47-21 before taking care of business in the second half.
Illinois State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 41-31.