Shaw scores 23 to lead S. Illinois to a 67-47 win over N. Iowa
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP)—Matt Shaw scored a game-high 23 points to lead Southern Illinois to a 67-47 victory over Northern Iowa on Wednesday night.
Shaw was 4-for-4 from the 3-point line and Bryan Mullins, who scored 13 points, added three 3-pointers for Southern Illinois (15-12, 10-6 Missouri Valley).
The Salukis, who shot 60 percent from behind the arc, had a season-high 12 3-pointers in the game. That was compared with Northern Iowa’s 4-of-13 3 pointers, or 31 percent.
Two players scored in the double digits for the Panthers (15-12, 7-9). Kerwin Dunham had 13 points and was 3-for-3 from the free-throw line. Adam Viet had 11 points.
Southern Illinois led 32-25 at the half.
The Salukis were 23-for-42 from the field, or about 55 percent, compared with the Panthers’ 20-of-45 from the field, or about 44 percent.