Illinois State beats Southern Illinois 60-57 in OT

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CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP)—Champ Oguchi scored 15 points, including seven in extra time, to lead Illinois State to a 60-57 overtime win over Southern Illinois on Wednesday night.

Lloyd Phillips had 11 points and Emmanuel Holloway and Osiris Eldridge each added 10 points for Illinois State (19-4, 8-4 Missouri Valley), which came back from a 25-17 halftime deficit.

Phillips scored the last five points of regulation, including a layup and three free throws, to tie the game at 49. The Salukis’ Justin Bocot missed a 3-pointer with three seconds left in overtime.

Southern Illinois (10-13, 5-7) played without star Bryan Mullins, who is out indefinitely with a stress fracture in his right foot.

Kevin Dillard led Southern Illinois with 20 points. Carlton Fay added 10 points.

Illinois State beat Southern Illinois 70-63 when the teams last met on Jan. 24.

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3-6,  8 Pts
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