SIU Men's Basketball Drops Third Straight Game


By WSIL Sports

CARBONDALE -- SIU men's basketball team dropped its third straight game on Saturday in a 69-60 loss to Western Kentucky. 

The Salukis and Hilltoppers were tied at 34-34 at halftime but the Salukis couldn't sustain a lead in the second half. 

SIU's Anthony Beane led the team in scoring with 20 points. Desmar Jackson added 15 points. However, the Salukis never had an answer for Western Kentucky's Brandon Harris. Harris finished with 30 points. 

SIU drops to 2-7 on the season. Western Kentucky improves to 5-3.

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