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Southern Illinois rallies by Missouri State 73-67

Feb 4, 2010 - 3:27 AM CARBONDALE, Ill.(AP) -- Gene Teague scored 16 points and had a game-high eight rebounds as Southern Illinois rallied in the second half to beat Missouri State 73-67 on Wednesday night.

The Salukis (13-9, 5-7 Missouri Valley) overcame a 29-point performance by Missouri State's Adam Leonard, who scored 20 in the first half by sinking 7 of 8 shots, including 5 3-pointers.

Justin Bocot scored 13 points, Kevin Dillard had 11 points and a game-high four assists and Anthony Booker his 10 points for the Salukis. Will Creekmore added 12 for the Bears (15-8, 5-7).

With Southern Illinois down 45-41 with 13:51 left, Nick Evans hit a jump shot and Bocot and Carlton Fay followed with 3-pointers for a 47-45 lead, the Salukis' first since 6:58 remained in the first half.

Missouri State retook the lead, but Fay's 3-pointer began a seven-point run that made it 64-59, and the Salukis stayed ahead.






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    Missouri State 67, Southern Illinois 73  FinalFeb 4 6:47 AM


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    FINAL 1ST 2ND TOTAL
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    MISSOURI STATE 37 30 67
    SOUTHERN ILLINOIS 33 40 73 FINAL

    HIGH SCORERS: MISSOURI STATE - ADAM LEONARD 29, WILL CREEKMORE 12,
    JUSTIN FUEHRMEYER 9
    SOUTHERN ILLINOIS - GENE TEAGUE 16, JUSTIN BOCOT 13, KEVIN
    DILLARD 11

    HIGH REBOUND: MISSOURI STATE - WILL CREEKMORE 7, JERMAINE MALLETT 7,
    KYLE WEEMS 7


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    Missouri State 62, Southern Illinois 64  2nd - 3:20Feb 3 9:52 PM
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    Missouri State 59, Southern Illinois 62  2nd - 5:05Feb 3 9:45 PM


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    MISSOURI ST 37
    SOUTHN ILLINOIS 33 HALFTIME

    Feb 3 8:58 PM