Missouri State vs. Southern Illinois: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Missouri State vs. Southern Illinois: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Missouri State 54
(8-19, 1-13 away)
Southern Illinois 62
(11-15, 7-5 home)
Venue: SIU Arena
8:05PM ET / 5:05PM PT, February 16, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Missouri State 22 32 54
Southern Illinois 31 31 62
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Missouri State A Downing 20 K Pickens 8 A Downing 3
Southern Illinois J Early 20 D Daniels 5 D Jackson 4

Missouri State faced off with Southern Illinois on Saturday, Feb. 16 and got beat at home by the Salukis 62-54 in conference play. The loss evens the season series between the two teams at 1-1. The Bears got six points and eight rebounds from Keith Pickens. Anthony Downing had a game-high 20 points and added three rebounds. Jeff Early got a team-high 20 points and three rebounds for the Salukis. Missouri State (8-19, 6-9 The Valley) gets Northern Iowa (15-11, 8-6 The Valley) on their home court on Tuesday, Feb. 19.

Missouri State Game Notes

  • Missouri State has lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-12) after recording 54 or fewer total points.
  • The Bears have lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-7) after having a three-point percentage of 18.8 percent or worse.
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 51.2 percent or better this season, Missouri State has lost 100 percent of the time (0-8).
  • When the opposition records 16 or more free throws made this season, Missouri State has lost 92 percent of the time (1-11).
  • Anthony Downing accounted for 37.0 percent of the team's points.
  • Keith Pickens accounted for 32.0 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Anthony Downing has led the team in scoring in 15 out of 27 games this season.
  • Keith Pickens has led the team in rebounding in nine out of 27 games this season.
  • This marks the seventh 20-point game of Anthony Downing's career.
  • Keith Pickens had a career high with a 100 percent field goal percentage.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for Nathan Scheer.

Southern Illinois Game Notes

  • Jeff Early accounted for 32.2 percent of the team's points.
  • Jeff Early has led the team in scoring eight times in 26 games this season.
  • This marks the second 20-point game of Jeff Early's career.
MSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AKeith Pickens37682111
AAnthony Downing402033104
B+Christian Kirk281351101
C+Gavin Thurman14620001
CMarcus Marshall33732002
D+D. Williams20220000
DNathan Scheer19010000
-Drew Wilson5000000
-Tomie Aromona4000001
SIU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJeff Early382032301
BDantiel Daniels25851100
BDesmar Jackson241124001
B-A. Beane Jr.28851000
B-Jalen Pendleton7421001
CT.J. Lindsay26511101
CK. Brown-Surles38430002
D+D. Drinkard14220012

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