SIUE, Morehead St. meet in OVC tourney
No. 8 seed Southern Illinois-Edwardsville (10-20, 6-12) vs. No. 5 seed Morehead State (12-19, 8-10)
Ohio Valley Conference Tourney First Round, Ford Center, Evansville, Indiana; Wednesday,...
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Jason Burnell tied his career high with 30 points plus 13 rebounds as Jacksonville State won its seventh straight game, routing Southern Illinois-Edwardsville 97-72 on...
JSU looks to extend streak vs SIUE
Jacksonville State (22-8, 14-3) vs. Southern Illinois-Edwardsville (10-19, 6-11)
Sam M. Vadalabene Center, Edwardsville, Illinois; Saturday, 6 p.m. EST
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Tyresse Williford came off the bench to score 16 points to carry Southern Illinois-Edwardsville to a 76-68 win over Tennessee Tech on Thursday night.
Tenn. Tech looks to extend streak vs SIUE
Tennessee Tech (7-22, 3-13) vs. Southern Illinois-Edwardsville (9-19, 5-11)
Sam M. Vadalabene Center, Edwardsville, Illinois; Thursday, 8:30 p.m. EST
Belmont looks to extend streak vs SIUE
Southern Illinois-Edwardsville (9-18, 5-10) vs. Belmont (22-4, 13-2)
Curb Event Center, Nashville, Tennessee; Saturday, 6 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Belmont looks for its 11th straight...
Bogan lifts UT-Martin over SIU-Edwardsville 73-69
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — DelFincko Bogan tied his career high with a season-high 23 points and UT Martin edged Southern Illinois-Edwardsville 73-69 on Saturday.
Craig Randall II had 16 points and seven rebounds for the Skyhawks (10-15, 5-9 Ohio Valley Conference), who earned their fourth consecutive win. Jailen Gill added 12 points, 12 rebounds and four assists. Derek Hawthorne Jr. scored 12.
Smith carries E. Illinois past SIU-Edwardsville 79-65
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Mack Smith scored 18 points as Eastern Illinois topped Southern Illinois-Edwardsville 79-65 on Thursday. Josiah Wallace added 16 points for the Panthers, while Ben Harvey chipped in 15.
JaQualis Matlock had 11 rebounds and three blocks for Eastern Illinois (14-12, 7-6 Ohio Valley Conference).
Brandon Jackson had 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Cougars (8-17, 4-9). Jaylen McCoy added 12 points. Daniel Kinchen had 11 points.
SIU-Edwardsville holds off EKU 88-82 in double OT
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Tyresse Williford tossed in 27 points, Brandon Jackson scored 25 and Christian Ellis made his only basket count as SIU-Edwardsville outlasted Eastern Kentucky 88-82 in double overtime on Saturday night.
Williford, McFarland pace SIU-Edwardsville past Morehead St.
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Tyresse Williford scored 23 points, sinking 10 of 13 free throw attempts, David McFarland scored 18 and SIU-Edwardsville defeated Morehead State 83-76 Thursday night, overcoming a 14-point deficit.
Brandon Jackson scored 13 for SIU-Edwardsville (7-14, 3-6 Ohio Valley Conference), which has won two of its last three games.
Jordan Walker paced Morehead State (8-14, 4-5) with 22 points, six rebounds and four assists, De'Von Cooper added 14 points and James Baker 10.
SIU-Edwardsville downs SE Missouri St 86-86 in triple OT
CAPRE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — David McFarland scored 21 points and Cameron Williams blocked Isaiah Gable's shot attempt with a second left and SIU-Edwardsville beat Southeast Missouri State 87-86 in triple overtime Thursday night.
McFarland made a pair of free throws and a jump shot to open the final overtime and the Cougars (6-13, 2-5 Ohio Valley Conference) never trailed from there.
Morant scores 40, Murray State rolls past SIU-Edwardsville
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Ja Morant had a career-high 40 points to go with 11 assists and five steals as Murray State beat SIU-Edwardsville 82-72 on Saturday night.
Morant is the first Division I player in the last 20 seasons to go for at least 40 points, 10 assists and five steals. He is also made all 21 of his free throws, the first player in the last 20 years to go 21-for-21 or better.
Williams leads SIU-Edwardsville past Missouri S&T, 79-66
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Cameron Williams scored 16 points and made three steals, leading SIU-Edwardsville past the Missouri Institute of Science & Technology 79-66 Sunday night, ending 2018 with three straight wins.
Brandon Jackson and Tyresse Williford scored 13 points each, Williford leading with six assists, and Christian Ellis added 11 points for the Cougars (4-8). SIU-Edwardsville finished with 54-percent shooting from the floor, 30 of 56, with 16 assists.
SIUE beats Northern Colorado 82-72 in Las Vegas Classic
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tyresse Williford tied a career high with 25 points and Southern Illinois-Edwardsville beat Northern Colorado 82-72 on Sunday in the Las Vegas Classic.
David McFarland had 17 points, six rebounds and five steals for SIUE (3-8), which ended a five-game road losing streak. Christian Ellis and Brandon Jackson scored 11 points apiece as SIUE wrapped up a four-game, seven-day road trip.
SIU-Edwardsville holds off Harris Stowe 92-87
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Brandon Jackson set career highs with 11 rebounds and 28 points, including a go-ahead jumper late, and SIU Edwardsville held off NAIA-member Harris Stowe 92-87 on Saturday to end a two-game skid.
Tyresse Williford set career highs with 25 points, nine boards and 14 of 16 free throws for the Cougars (2-5), who were outshot by the Hornets 52 percent to 43 percent, but made 36 of 42 from the line. Daniel Kinchen scored 12 points.
SIU-Edwardsville gets first win, 80-68 over Incarnate Word
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Tyresse Williford scored 20 points, David McFarland added 12, including a go-ahead 3-pointer, and SIU-Edwardsville rallied to beat Incarnate Word 80-68 on Sunday for its first win of the season.
Valparaiso shuts down SIU-Edwardsville in overtime, 75-70
VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — Bakari Evelyn hit a jumper with 11 seconds left in regulation to force overtime and Valparaiso limited SIU-Edwardsville to just two points in the extra period to post a 75-70 victory Wednesday night.
The Crusaders bounced back from a 69-63 loss to Wake Forest to win their third game in five starts.