S. Illinois 67, Ark.-Little Rock 42
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP)—Jamaal Tatum scored 18 points and Randal Falker chipped in 10 points as Southern Illinois routed Arkansas-Little Rock 67-42 on Thursday.
Tatum hit four of seven 3-point attempts and added five assists and two steals to lead the Salukis (6-3) to their 27th straight home win. Falker also had five rebounds and two blocks.
Rashad Jones-Jennings led the Trojans (6-4) with 12 points and 13 rebounds. Elijah Muldrow added 10 points.
Southern Illinois jumped out to a 35-21 halftime lead after hitting seven 3-pointers in the first half. Ten Saluki players played double-digit minutes in the win.