Drake vs. Southern Illinois: Recap and Stats

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Drake vs. Southern Illinois: Recap and Stats
Drake 61
(10-11, 3-7 away)
Southern Illinois 56
(8-13, 4-5 home)
Venue: SIU Arena
8:05PM ET / 5:05PM PT, January 30, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Drake 34 27 61
Southern Illinois 28 28 56
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Drake C Hines 12 S VanDeest 7 J Jeffers 2
Southern Illinois D Jackson 15 D Jackson 9 D Jackson 6

On Wednesday, January 30th, Southern Illinois lost at home against Drake 61-56 in conference play. Desmar Jackson put up a game-high 15 points plus nine rebounds (6 Ast 3 Stl) in the Salukis loss. T.J. Lindsay had 11 points. For the Bulldogs, Ben Simons got eight points and seven rebounds. The Salukis are on a five-game losing streak. Southern Illinois (8-13, 1-9 The Valley) gets Illinois State (12-10, 3-7 The Valley) on the road on Saturday, February 2nd.

Southern Illinois Game Notes

  • The Salukis have been unlucky 3 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Southern Illinois has lost 32 close games.
  • Southern Illinois has lost 100% of the time this season (0-5) after recording 56 or fewer total points.
  • The Salukis have lost 100% of the time this season (0-3) after having a field goal percentage of 36.5% or worse.
  • Southern Illinois has lost 75% of the time this season (3-9) after committing 12 or more turnovers.
  • When the opposition shoots a three-point percentage of 53.3% or better this season, Southern Illinois has lost 100% of the time (0-5).
  • When the opposition records 8 or more three-pointers this season, Southern Illinois has lost 90% of the time (1-9).
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 50.0% or better this season, Southern Illinois has lost 89% of the time (1-8).
  • SIU set a season low for field goals made.
  • The Salukis have recorded more steals than their opponents for the past 4 games.
  • Southern Illinois has turned the ball over less than their opponents for the past 11 games.
  • This is the 8th game at home this season--SIU has a 0.5 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Desmar Jackson recorded a team season high in assists with 6.
  • The top two scorers (Desmar Jackson and T.J. Lindsay) accounted for 46.4% of the points.
  • Desmar Jackson accounted for 32.1% of the team's rebounds.
  • Desmar Jackson has led the team in scoring 10 times and in rebounding 8 times in 21 games this season.
  • Desmar Jackson had a career high with 9 defensive rebounds.

Drake Game Notes

  • The Bulldogs won this one, but have lost 2 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Drake has lost 25 close games.
  • The top two rebounders (Ben Simons and Seth VanDeest) accounted for 46.6% of the rebounds.
  • Chris Hines has led the team in scoring 4 times in 21 games this season.
  • Ben Simons has led the team in rebounding 3 times in 21 games this season.
  • This was the 2nd foul out of the season for Joey King.
DRAKE PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BBen Simons39872102
BJordan Clarke331161003
BJoey King131020114
BSeth VanDeest17570103
C+Gary Ricks Jr.17312000
CChris Hines271200002
CJeremy Jeffers13212001
CMicah Mason16321102
CRichard Carter22700202
-Kori Babineaux3000000
SIU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Desmar Jackson341596302
BT.J. Lindsay171111000
BJeff Early24881102
C+Josh Swan351021102
CK. Brown-Surles25512200
CDantiel Daniels19040120
D+A. Beane Jr.30411101
DColby Long12301003
-Jalen Pendleton3000000

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