Friday, Aug 1, 2014
CARBONDALE -- SIU dropped its seventh straight Missouri Valley Conference game Monday night, falling to Bradley 66-60 at SIU Arena.
Bradley (10-4, 2-0) led by as many as nine points in the second half before SIU (7-6, 0-2) rallied. The Salukis took a 54-53 lead with 4:02 to play on Jeff Early's layup, forcing the Braves to call timeout.
But Bradley closed the game on a 13-4 run. Jake Eastman put his team up four with 1:29 to play on a pull-up 3-pointer. The win snapped an 11-game MVC road losing streak for Bradley.
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