Fletcher carries S. Illinois over Illinois St. 72-63
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Armon Fletcher had 26 points as Southern Illinois topped Illinois State 72-63 on Saturday. Sean Lloyd Jr. added 20 points for the Salukis. Lloyd Jr. also had six rebounds...
Fletcher carries S. Illinois over Evansville 98-91
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Armon Fletcher matched his career high with 34 points as Southern Illinois topped Evansville 98-91 on Wednesday night.
Pippen, Lloyd Jr. lead S. Illinois past Indiana St. 79-57
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Kavion Pippen and Sean Lloyd Jr. scored 21 points apiece as Southern Illinois easily beat Indiana State 79-57 on Saturday. Armon Fletcher added 20 points for the Salukis.
Pippen hit 10 of 12 shots. He added four assists and four blocks. Lloyd Jr. also had seven rebounds for the Salukis, while Fletcher posted nine rebounds.
Aaron Cook had seven assists for Southern Illinois (14-13, 7-7 Missouri Valley Conference).
Pippen, Cook carry S. Illinois over Evansville 78-73
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Kavion Pippen had 18 points to lead five Southern Illinois players in double figures as the Salukis narrowly defeated Evansville 78-73 on Saturday night.
Aaron Cook added 15 points for the Salukis. Sean Lloyd Jr. chipped in 14, Armon Fletcher scored 13 and Eric McGill had 12. Cook also had seven assists for the Salukis, while Lloyd posted eight rebounds.
Southern Illinois finishes strong to beat Bradley 72-68
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Kavion Pippen had 20 points and Sean Lloyd Jr. added 16 as Southern Illinois battled back to overtake Bradley 72-68 on Saturday afternoon.
Southern Illinois (12-11, 5-5), which has won three of its last four Missouri Valley Conference games, lost to Bradley 57-54 on Jan. 20.
Krutwig, Loyola-Chicago smash S Illinois 75-50
CHICAGO (AP) — Cameron Krutwig scored 22 points and Loyola-Chicago won for the sixth time in its last eight games beating Southern Illinois 75-50 on Sunday to stay atop the Missouri Valley Conference standings.
After Marcus Bartley's 3-pointer gave the Salukis a 12-7 lead, Loyola-Chicago erupted for a 23-0 run. Clayton Custer and Krutwig each scored six points and Aher Uguak five in the spurt.
Southern Illinois tops Northern Iowa for the 2nd time, 70-62
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Aaron Cook had 17 points and Sean Lloyd Jr. and Darius Beane each added 16 more as Southern Illinois beat Northern Iowa for the second time in 18 days, 70-62 in a Missouri Valley Conference contest on Wednesday night.
The victory snaps a four-game losing streak for the Salukis, who had not won since its 58-51 win at Cedar Falls.
Thomas, McGlynn help lead Drake past Southern Illinois 82-70
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Noah Thomas hit four 3-pointers and scored 24 points and Nick McGlynn pitched in with a double-double to propel Drake to an 82-70 victory over Southern Illinois on Tuesday night.
Pippen with 23, Southern Illinois beats Missouri State 75-70
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Kavion Pippen scored 23 points and grabbed seven rebounds as Southern Illinois beat Missouri State 75-70 in a Missouri Valley Conference opener on Wednesday night.
Pippen was 9 of 12 from the field for the Salukis (8-6). Aaron Cook added 15 points, five rebounds and seven assists, Eric McGill had 14 points on four 3-pointers with 12 rebounds and Sean Lloyd Jr. scored 11 points.
Ferguson’s career day leads Winthrop over Southern Illinois
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Josh Ferguson set career highs with 26 points and five 3-pointers, and Winthrop made 15 3-pointers to beat Southern Illinois 79-71 on Saturday.
Ferguson grabbed 10 rebounds for his eighth career double-double and Nych Smith added 19 points for the Eagles (7-4).
The Latest: S. Illinois tops Tulsa 79-69
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the Las Vegas Invitational (all times local):
Eric McGill scored 14 points and Aaron Cook added 13 to lead Southern Illinois to a 79-69 win over Tulsa in the consolation game of the Las Vegas Invitational on Friday night.
Sean Lloyd had 11 points for the Salukis (3-3), who shot 57 percent from the field, including 11 of 18 from 3-point range.
Martins Igbanu led Tulsa (4-2) with 15 points and five rebounds. Scott Curran had 11 points.
Southern Illinois hands Howard its first loss, 83-69
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Marcus Bartley and Sean Lloyd Jr. combined to score 35 points and Southern Illinois roared back from a halftime deficit to hand Howard its first loss of the season, 83-69 Monday night in a Las Vegas Holiday Invitational campus game.
Down by six, 39-33 at intermission, the Salukis tied the game four minutes into the second half, 46-46, on Lloyd's 3-pointer as part of a 21-4 run that put them up 64-51 midway through the second half.
Bartley scores 20 as Southern Illinois beats UAPB 78-48
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Marcus Bartley had 20 points, including six 3-pointers, and Aaron Cook scored 16 to help Southern Illinois beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 78-48 on Saturday night.
Sean Lloyd Jr. and Rudy Stradnieks added 12 points apiece for Southern Illinois (1-2).
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Sean Lloyd Jr.'s 13 points led five players in double figures and No.2 seed Southern Illinois defeated seventh-seeded Missouri State 67-63 in a quarterfinal game of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament on Friday night.
Kavion Pippen scored 11 points and Armon Fletcher, Aaron Cook and Tyler Smithpeters each scored 10 for the Salukis (20-12).
Southern Illinois escapes in OT, beats Indiana State, 76-72
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Sean Lloyd Jr. got to the basket for a layup with 14.6 seconds left in regulation to force overtime, then hit a clutch 3-pointer in the extra session to help Southern Illinois pull out a 76-72 win over Indiana State in a key Missouri Valley Conference battle Saturday afternoon.
Cook late FTs lift S. Illinois over Missouri St. 81-80, OT
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Aaron Cook sank two free throws with four seconds remaining in overtime, Armon Fletcher scored 22 points and Southern Illinois turned back Missouri State 81-80 Wednesday night, running its record to 7-1 over the last eight games.
Southern Illinois (18-10, 10-5 Missouri Valley Conference) trailed throughout the overtime until Fletcher swiped the ball and scored a layup with 34 seconds left for a 79-78 lead.
Southern Illinois alone in 2nd in MVC after win over Bradley
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Kavion Pippen scored 21 points with eight rebounds and four blocks and Southern Illinois defeated Bradley 74-57 on Sunday to take over sole possession of second place in the Missouri Valley Conference.
SIU (17-10, 9-5) is two games back of Loyola-Chicago (11-3), and a game ahead of 8-6 Illinois State and Drake. The Salukis have won six of their last seven. Bradley (17-10, 7-7) has lost three straight.
S. Illinois gets balanced scoring to beat N. Iowa 64-53
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Sean Lloyd Jr., scored 15 points with six rebounds and three steals and Kavion Pippen had a double-double and Southern Illinois beat Northern Iowa 64-53 on Sunday.
Fletcher fuels S. Illinois comeback 74-70 over Illinois St.
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Armon Fletcher scored 26 points and slammed in the go-ahead dunk to lead Southern Illinois in a second-half rally for a 74-70 win over Illinois State on Saturday night.
Bradley now 8-0 at home, tops Southern Illinois, 68-62
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Donte Thomas scored 22 points and grabbed seven rebounds as Bradley extended the Missouri Valley Conference's longest home winning streak by holding off Southern Illinois 68-62 on Tuesday night.
The Braves are 8-0 at home this season and have won 10 straight dating back to last season.
Armon Fletcher hit two free throws with :35 left to get the Salukis within two, 64-62, but Jayden Hodgson hit four straight free throws to seal the victory.
S Illinois holds off Evansville 65-63
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Aaron Cook scored 14 points, Armon Fletcher scored 13, including a go-ahead free throw with 25 seconds left, and Southern Illinois beat Evansville 65-63 on Wednesday night for the Purple Aces' fourth straight loss.
Drake hangs on for 70-67 win over Southern Illinois
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Reed Timmer scored 20 points and Drake held off a Southern Illinois rally for a 70-67 win Sunday.
Nick McGlynn added 17 points and grabbed seven rebounds for Drake, which led by as much as 16 points in the first half but had to scramble as Southern Illinois rallied late in the second period to pull within two points with under a minute left. Drake (8-6, 2-0 Missouri Valley Conference) hit 26 of 61 from the field.
Southern Illinois beats North Carolina A&T 102-64
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Armon Fletcher scored 20 on 7-of-11 shooting and Southern Illinois made 61.3 percent of its shots to beat North Carolina A&T 102-64 on Tuesday night.
The Salukis (7-4) took the lead for good with a 13-0 run that ended at 21-9, extended it to 58-37 at the break and had their largest lead at the final score.
Southern Illinois rolls to 76-58 win over San Jose State
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Kavion Pippen scored 22 points with four steals and Southern Illinois rolled to 76-58 win over San Jose State on Saturday.
Pippen was 9 of 10 from the field and hit all of his free throws for the Salukis (4-2). Armon Fletcher added 15 points and six rebounds, Aaron Cook had 12 points and Jonathan Wiley chipped in 10.
The team shot 52.6 percent compared to 40 percent for San Jose State.
Southern Illinois beats Winthrop 81-66
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Kavion Pippen and Sean Lloyd Jr. scored 15 points each to help Southern Illinois open the season with an 81-66 win over Winthrop on Friday night.
Armon Fletcher added 14 points and Eric McGill scored 12 for the Salukis. Pippen had 10 rebounds and Lloyd grabbed seven boards.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Mike Rodriguez scored 16 points, Sean Lloyd had 14 and fourth-seeded Southern Illinois held off fifth-seeded Loyola Chicago 55-50 on Friday in the quarterfinals of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament.
A week after the Salukis (17-15) beat the Ramblers (18-14) 72-70 with a late 3-pointer to close the regular season, both teams struggled.
Rodriguez has 20, Southern Illinois drops Evansville 73-61
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Mike Rodriguez nailed 3 of 5 from long distance to total 20 points and lead Southern Illinois to a 73-61 win over Evansville on Saturday.
The teams traded punches until the Salukis broke away in the second part of the final period.
S. Illinois pulls away for third straight win
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Mike Rodriguez scored 22 points and Southern Illinois pulled away over the final 10 minutes for a 75-67 victory over Missouri State on Saturday for its third straight win.
Rodriguez hit 7 of 8 shots and all three of his 3-pointers. Thik Bol finished with 11 points and nine rebounds, while Sean O'Brien and Sean Lloyd each added 10 points for the Salukis (10-7, 3-1 Missouri Valley).
O’Brien has double-double as SIU tops Indiana St. in OT
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Sean O'Brien scored a career-best 28 points and grabbed 14 rebounds as Southern Illinois rallied late in overtime to defeat Indiana State 80-74 on Wednesday night.
Southern Illinois' Thik Bol swatted away an attempted layup by Indiana State's Emondre Rickman with 1:05 left and Mike Rodriguez nailed a 3-pointer at the other end from deep in the wing to grab the lead for good, 74-71.
S. Illinois pulls away from Drake for an 83-69 victory
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Sean O'Brien scored 16 points and had 13 rebounds and Leo Vincent added 15 points as Southern Illinois pulled away in the second half for an 83-69 win over Drake on Sunday.
Southern Illinois (8-7, 1-1 Missouri Valley) had a 37-32 lead at halftime before Drake used a 15-8 run in the first six minutes of the second half, taking a 47-45 lead on Reed Timmer's layup.
Southern Illinois gets by UT Martin with strong second half
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Armon Fletcher scored 22 points and Southern Illinois powered past Tennessee-Martin late in the second half to earn a 78-70 win on Thursday night.
Fletcher hit 8 of 13 field goals and 3 of 6 from deep. Sean O'Brien added 18 points on 9-of-11 shooting for the Salukis (7-6), who shot 55.8 percent and hit 15 of 17 at the line.
Southern Illinois rallies to 73-63 win over Mount St. Mary’s
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Armon Fletcher scored a career-high 19 points, Thik Bol added a career-high 16 points with 12 rebounds and Southern Illinois rallied to beat Mount St. Mary's 73-63 on Monday night for its third straight win.
Trailing 36-35 after eight first-half lead changes, the Salukis rallied to a 42-39 lead on Leo Vincent's 3-pointer, then pulled ahead 48-41 on Aaron Cook's 3 with 11:48 left in the second half.