Tuesday, Sep 1, 2015
Hinson Ejected, Illinois State Crushes SIU
NORMAL -- SIU first-year head coach Barry Hinson was ejected in the second half and Illinois State crushed Southern Illinois 83-47 Saturday afternoon at Redbird Arena.
With 40 seconds to play, Hinson received two technical fouls back-to-back and was ejected from the game. It was cosmetic, as the game was already decided. SIU trailed by 31 at that point.
SIU (8-14, 1-10) trailed by 12 at half but was out scored by 24 in the second half. Illinois State (13-10, 4-7) was led by Tyler Brown's 16 points. Jackie Carmichael added 15 points and grabbed 11 rebounds.
The 36-point loss matched a program record for the all-time worst defeat.
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