S. Illinois 54, Wright St. 42
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP)—Jamaal Tatum scored 16 points Tuesday to lead Southern Illinois to a 54-42 victory over Wright State.
Darren Brooks also scored in the double-digits for the Salukis (5-2) with 14 points and led the team with 10 rebounds. Guard Stetson Hairston had four assists.
Wright State (4-4) hit only 7-of-24 field goals in the first half to trail Southern Illinois 21-17.
Three Raiders led the team with eight points each: DaShaun Wood, Zakee Boyd and Jaron Taylor. Wood had four assists and fellow guard Boyd had seven rebounds.