Indiana State vs. Southern Illinois: Recap and Stats

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Indiana State vs. Southern Illinois: Recap and Stats
Indiana State 71
(10-6, 4-5 away)
Southern Illinois 76
(8-8, 4-2 home)
Venue: SIU Arena
8:05PM ET / 5:05PM PT, January 12, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Indiana State 27 44 71
Southern Illinois 31 45 76
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Indiana State J Odum 14 J Gant 5 J Odum 4
Southern Illinois D Jackson 16 J Early 7 K Brown-Surles 2

On Saturday, January 12th, Southern Illinois took on Indiana State and came out on top against the Sycamores 76-71 in The Valley play. Desmar Jackson played well for the Salukis and put up a game-high 29 points plus eight rebounds. Jeff Early had seven points and added 13 rebounds. For the Sycamores, Jake Odum finished with 15 points and six assists. Southern Illinois (8-8, 1-4 The Valley) gets Bradley (10-7, 2-3 The Valley) on the road on Tuesday, January 15th.

Southern Illinois Game Notes

  • Southern Illinois started 8-8 during the 2000, 1997, and 1996 seasons (since 1996).
  • SIU beat the spread by 6.0 points. That makes the 7th time this season the Salukis have beaten the spread.
  • The Salukis have won 3 close games this season (a win by 5 or fewer points). Since 2007, Southern Illinois has won 18 close games.
  • Southern Illinois has won 100% of the time this season (4-0) after committing 15 or fewer turnovers.
  • The Salukis have won 83% of the time this season (5-1) after recording 9 or more steals.
  • The Salukis set a season high for free throws made.
  • The last time SIU recorded at least 32 free throws made was Dec 08, 2010 against Southeast Missouri State.
  • SIU set season lows for assists and field goals made.
  • Southern Illinois has recorded fewer assists than their opponents for the past 8 games.
  • Desmar Jackson recorded a team season high in free throws made with 12.
  • Jeff Early tallied a team season high in rebounds with 13.
  • Desmar Jackson accounted for 38.1% of the team's points.
  • Jeff Early accounted for 36.1% of the team's rebounds.
  • Desmar Jackson has led the team in scoring in 7 out of 16 games this season.
  • Jeff Early has led the team in rebounding in 9 out of 16 games this season.
  • Jeff Early recorded the 7th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Jeff Early had a career high with 13 rebounds.
  • Anthony Beane Jr. has 5 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Anthony Beane Jr..
  • This marks the 19th 20-point game of Desmar Jackson's career.
  • Desmar Jackson has 4 straight double-digit point games.
  • Desmar Jackson had a career high with 12 free throws made.
  • Dantiel Daniels had a career high with a 100% field goal percentage.

Indiana State Game Notes

  • Indiana State lost and did not cover the spread.
  • The Sycamores have lost 2 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Indiana State has lost 19 close games.
  • Lucas Eitel recorded a team season high in three pointers attempted with 9.
  • The top two scorers (Manny Arop and Jake Odum) accounted for 43.6% of the points.
  • Manny Arop has led the team in scoring 6 times in 16 games this season.
  • Khristian Smith has led the team in rebounding 4 times in 16 games this season.
  • Jake Odum has 5 straight double-digit point games.
  • Manny Arop has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • Justin Gant has 5 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the 2nd foul out of the season for Justin Gant.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Devonte Brown.
ISU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJake Odum321556103
B+Manny Arop301662203
BLucas Eitel231531002
BJustin Gant211050113
CKhristian Smith25670002
CR.J. Mahurin21820001
C-Dawon Cummings23034002
-Jake Kitchell6000000
FDevonte Brown17100003
SIU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Desmar Jackson282980304
AJeff Early297130301
BJalen Pendleton15911001
B-T.J. Lindsay12321100
B-A. Beane Jr.291160002
C+Josh Swan20620010
CDantiel Daniels22710002
C-D. Drinkard9220001
D+K. Brown-Surles33204204
-Colby Long3000000

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