S. Illinois wins 68-62 over Bradley

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CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP)—Tony Boyle and Kevin Dillard scored 13 points apiece to lead Southern Illinois to a 68-62 victory Sunday over Bradley in Missouri Valley Conference play.

The Salukis’ three other starters also scored in the double digits. Carlton Fay had 11 points and six rebounds and Ryan Hare and Bryan Mullins chipped in 10 points apiece for Southern Illinois (8-10, 3-4 Missouri Valley).

The Salukis led 57-43 with 1:39 remaining, but Bradley (11-7, 5-2) made three 3-pointers and Southern Illinois missed five free throws to narrow the final margin in a game which featured four lead changes.

Southern Illinois led 32-17 at the half.

Theron Wilson had a game-high 22 points and 16 rebounds for the Braves. Dodie Dunson came off the bench and added 18 points and five rebounds.

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 Top Performers
Theron Wilson Theron Wilson
8-20,  22 Pts
16 Rebs, 2 Assists
 Southern Ill.
Tony Boyle Tony Boyle
5-5,  13 Pts
3 Rebs, 0 Assists

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