S. Illinois 67, Indiana State 50
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP)—Darren Brooks had 19 points and six rebounds to lead Southern Illinois to 67-50 win over Indiana State on Wednesday night.
Bryan Turner added 17 points, including five 3-pointers, for the Salukis (9-2, 3-0 Missouri Valley Conference), who outrebounded Indiana State 35-16.
Jerod Adler was the only Indiana State player in double figures, scoring 11 on 4-of-6 shooting to lead the Sycamores (5-6, 1-2).
Southern Illinois shot 62 percent from the field in the first half to jump out to a 38-23 lead, and never looked back.
Led by Turner, the Salukis shot 9-for-18 from 3-point range.
Stetson Hairston had 10 points and seven assists for Southern Illinois, which bounced back from a loss to Charlotte on Friday.