SIU Men's Basketball Drops To 0-2

St. Louis too much for Salukis


By WSIL Sports

 CARBONDALE -- SIU men's basketball team battled St. Louis on Saturday night but the Salukis came up a little short in a 76-67 loss. 

Saint Louis held just a one point lead over SIU at halftime, 37-36. The Salukis pulled within one point with 5:08 left in the fourth quarter but they could never claim the lead. 

SIU's Desmar Jackson led the team in scoring with 18 points. Marcus Fillyaw added 17 points for the Salukis. 

St. Louis was led in scoring and rebounding by Mike McCall Junior with 19 points and 9 rebounds. 

SIU drops to 0-2 on the season. Saint Louis improves to 3-0.

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