Southern Illinois vs. Northern Iowa: Recap and Stats

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Southern Illinois vs. Northern Iowa: Recap and Stats
Southern Illinois 45
(8-11, 4-8 away)
Northern Iowa 58
(11-9, 9-3 home)
Venue: McLeod Center
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, January 23, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Southern Illinois 22 23 45
Northern Iowa 28 30 58
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Southern Illinois D Jackson 16 J Early 7 K Brown-Surles 2
Northern Iowa A James 12 J Koch 6 D Mitchell 3

Northern Iowa squared off with Southern Illinois on Wednesday, January 23rd and beat the Salukis 58-45 in conference play. Anthony James led the Panthers and got 14 points plus five rebounds. Marc Sonnen was on fire from three-point range, going 5 for 7 to get to a game-high 15 points overall. For the Salukis, Desmar Jackson finished with nine points and five rebounds. The next game will be on Saturday, January 26th when Northern Iowa (11-9, 4-4 The Valley) travels to Indiana State (12-7, 5-3 The Valley).

Northern Iowa Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 2:55 left to go.
  • UNI beat the spread by 2.0 points. That makes the 10th time this season the Panthers have beaten the spread.
  • Northern Iowa has won 89% of the time this season (8-1) when its field goal percentage has been 48.8% or better.
  • The Panthers have won 75% of the time this season (6-2) after recording 8 or more three-pointers.
  • UNI has won 100% of the time this season (4-0) when opponents record 3 or fewer free throws made.
  • This season Northern Iowa has won 80% of the time (4-1) when Marc Sonnen has 15 points or more, 80% of the time (4-1) when Jake Koch plays 32 minutes or more, and 100% of the time (4-0) when Matt Bohannon has 3 three-pointers or more.
  • The Panthers have outshot their opponents in free throw percentage for the past 4 games.
  • This is the 11th game at home this season--UNI has a 16.6 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Marc Sonnen and Anthony James) accounted for 50.0% of the points.
  • Seth Tuttle accounted for 34.4% of the team's rebounds.
  • Marc Sonnen has led the team in scoring in 5 out of 20 games this season.
  • Seth Tuttle has led the team in rebounding in 9 out of 20 games this season.
  • Anthony James has 7 straight double-digit point games.
  • Seth Tuttle recorded the 9th double-digit rebound game of his career.

Southern Illinois Game Notes

  • Southern Illinois lost and did not cover the spread.
  • This loss extended the Salukis losing streak to 3 games.
  • The top two scorers (Dantiel Daniels and Desmar Jackson) accounted for 44.4% of the points.
  • Dantiel Daniels has led the team in scoring 3 times in 19 games this season.
  • Desmar Jackson has led the team in rebounding 7 times in 19 games this season.
SIU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B-Desmar Jackson30951101
C+Dantiel Daniels221110203
CJalen Pendleton10230000
CD. Drinkard7220000
CK. Brown-Surles29322201
C-T.J. Lindsay15210000
C-Josh Swan27511001
C-A. Beane Jr.27620202
C-Jeff Early27322102
-Colby Long6200000
UNI PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AAnthony James351454001
AMarc Sonnen341531200
B+Seth Tuttle279102001
C+Jake Koch32772025
CMatt Bohannon23930003
CDeon Mitchell21403102
-Max Martino6000000
FChip Rank14010002
-Nate Buss6000001

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