Southern Illinois vs. Bradley: Recap and Stats

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Southern Illinois vs. Bradley: Recap and Stats
Southern Illinois 66
(8-9, 4-7 away)
Bradley 69
(11-7, 8-3 home)
Venue: Carver Arena
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, January 15, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Southern Illinois 35 31 66
Bradley 34 35 69
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Southern Illinois D Jackson 17 J Early 7 K Brown-Surles 2
Bradley W Lemon Jr. 13 T Pickett 6 W Lemon Jr. 3

Southern Illinois faced off with Bradley on Tuesday, January 15th and let one slip away to the Braves 69-66 in conference play. The Salukis are now 0-2 against Bradley this season. Desmar Jackson put up his third straight game with 21 points or more for the Salukis, scoring a game-high 21 points on 60% shooting in 36 minutes. The Salukis got a good effort from Desmar Jackson, who got a game-high 21 points and six rebounds. Jeff Early played his way to a double-double with 17 points and 11 rebounds. Dyricus Simms-Edwards got a team-high 18 points and four rebounds for the Braves. The Salukis are on a five-game losing streak. Southern Illinois (8-9, 1-5 The Valley) hosts Illinois State (9-8, 0-5 The Valley) on Sunday, January 20th.

Southern Illinois Game Notes

  • Southern Illinois started 8-9 during the 2007, 1997, and 1996 seasons (since 1996).
  • SIU beat the spread by 2.5 points. That makes the 8th time this season the Salukis have beaten the spread.
  • The Salukis have been unlucky 2 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Southern Illinois has lost 31 close games.
  • Southern Illinois has lost 100% of the time this season (0-4) after recording 26 or fewer rebounds.
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 45.1% or better this season, Southern Illinois has lost 90% of the time (1-9).
  • When the opposition records 8 or more three-pointers this season, Southern Illinois has lost 83% of the time (1-5).
  • When the opposition records 69 or more total points this season, Southern Illinois has lost 75% of the time (2-6).
  • Southern Illinois has recorded fewer assists than their opponents for the past 9 games.
  • This is the 3rd loss of the season where the Salukis opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • Desmar Jackson accounted for 31.8% of the team's points.
  • Jeff Early accounted for 42.3% of the team's rebounds.
  • Desmar Jackson has led the team in scoring in 8 out of 17 games this season.
  • Jeff Early has led the team in rebounding in 10 out of 17 games this season.
  • Jeff Early recorded the 8th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Jeff Early recorded a double-double. It was his 6th this season and 7th of his career.
  • Anthony Beane Jr. has 6 straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the 20th 20-point game of Desmar Jackson's career.
  • Desmar Jackson has 3 straight 20+ point games.

Bradley Game Notes

  • Bradley won, but did not cover the spread.
  • The Braves won this one, but have lost 2 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Bradley has lost 29 close games.
  • The top two scorers (Dyricus Simms-Edwards and Walt Lemon Jr.) accounted for 49.2% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Will Egolf and Tyshon Pickett) accounted for 44.8% of the rebounds.
  • Dyricus Simms-Edwards has led the team in scoring 4 times in 18 games this season.
  • Will Egolf has led the team in rebounding 3 times in 18 games this season.
  • Walt Lemon Jr. set a career high with 8 assists.
  • Will Egolf set a career high with 3 three-pointers.
SIU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ADesmar Jackson362162214
AJeff Early3817110104
BA. Beane Jr.371320000
B-K. Brown-Surles33513201
C+T.J. Lindsay11221201
C+Dantiel Daniels30721111
-Josh Swan9110000
-Jalen Pendleton4000002
BU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AD. Simms-Edwards361842303
AWalt Lemon Jr.381628307
ATyshon Pickett351560111
AWill Egolf251171242
B-Jake Eastman34641011
C+Jordan Prosser14330000
D-Jalen Crawford12010002
-Shayok Shayok4000000

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