Southern Illinois vs. Creighton: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Southern Illinois vs. Creighton: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Southern Illinois 45
(11-16, 4-11 away)
Creighton 59
(22-6, 14-2 home)
Venue: CenturyLink Center
8:05PM ET / 5:05PM PT, February 19, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Southern Illinois 22 23 45
Creighton 28 31 59
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Southern Illinois J Early 12 A Beane Jr. 6 K Brown-Surles 5
Creighton G Gibbs 13 D McDermott 7 G Gibbs 5

On Tuesday, Feb. 19, Southern Illinois was beaten at home by Creighton 59-45 in conference play. The Salukis are now 0-2 against Creighton this season. Jeff Early put up a team-high 12 points and five rebounds in a losing effort. Kendal Brown-Surles had six points and added five assists. Grant Gibbs got a game-high 13 points and five rebounds for the Bluejays. Next up for Southern Illinois (11-16, 4-12 The Valley) is Miami (OH) (8-16, 3-9 MAC) on Saturday, Feb. 23 on their home court.

Southern Illinois Game Notes

  • Southern Illinois started 11-16 during the 2010 and 2008 seasons (since 1996).
  • SIU beat the spread by 0.5 points. That makes the 13th time this season the Salukis have beaten the spread.
  • The Salukis have lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-3) after having a field goal percentage of 35.3 percent or worse.
  • Southern Illinois has lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-7) after recording six or fewer free throws made.
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 51.3 percent or better this season, Southern Illinois has lost 100 percent of the time (0-6).
  • When the opposition records 16 or more assists this season, Southern Illinois has lost 82 percent of the time (2-9).
  • When the opposition records 31 or more rebounds this season, Southern Illinois has lost 75 percent of the time (3-9).
  • SIU set season lows for field goals made (18) and total points (45).
  • The top two scorers (Jeff Early and Anthony Beane Jr.) accounted for 48.8 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Anthony Beane Jr. and Jeff Early) accounted for 40.7 percent of the rebounds.
  • Jeff Early has led the team in scoring in nine out of 27 games this season.
  • Jeff Early has three straight double-digit point games.

Creighton Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Will Artino and Grant Gibbs) accounted for 44.0 percent of the points.
  • Doug McDermott has led the team in rebounding 15 times in 28 games this season.
  • Doug McDermott has four straight double-digit point games.
SIU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BJeff Early331250300
BJalen Pendleton20642112
BK. Brown-Surles32625000
BA. Beane Jr.251061001
C+Desmar Jackson17540203
C-D. Drinkard18231002
DT.J. Lindsay27220001
D-Dantiel Daniels21200103
-Diamond Taylor6000000
CREI PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Will Artino171352100
B+Grant Gibbs341355205
BEthan Wragge17341100
C+Nevin Johnson15621001
C+Doug McDermott261070002
C+G. Echenique20630000
CJahenns Manigat34623003
D+Austin Chatman33024003
-Avery Dingman3200000

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