|Southern Illinois Salukis vs Evansville Purple Aces Wrap - Southern Illinois Wins 98-91|
Southern Illinois got a 34-point performance from Armon Fletcher as Southern Illinois handed Evansville a 98-91 defeat on Wednesday at Ford Center.
Southern Illinois won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the -3.0-point spread as favorites.
Sean Lloyd had 19 points for Southern Illinois and Eric McGill chipped in with 15 points. Sean Lloyd had 2 assists for them, while Armon Fletcher was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Evansville got 17 points from Shea Feehan in a losing cause and another 16 points from K.J. Riley. Marty Hill contributed 5 assists for them, while Dainius Chatkevicius had 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Southern Illinois were victorious, as the score was 50-37 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Southern Illinois as they grabbed 32 boards, while Evansville only had 30
Southern Illinois looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Illinois State. Evansville will aim to get back on the winning track at Valparaiso.