NCAA Basketball

Southern Illinois Salukis (22-10)


Wed. 12/7
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Morgan leads Northern Iowa by Southern Illinois 66-60 in MVC

ST. LOUIS (AP) Jeremy Morgan scored 18 points and Northern Iowa made six free throws in the last 28 seconds to defeat Southern Illinois 66-60 in the quarterfinals of the Missouri Valley tournament on Thursday.

The fourth-seeded Panthers (20-12) face league champion Wichita State in Saturday's early semifinal.

Northern Iowa led 29-28 at the half and built the lead to 12 before the fifth-seeded Salukis (22-10) battled back. A 3-point play by Armon Fletcher tied the game at 56 with 2:18 to play. Both teams had a pair of empty possessions before Morgan made a pair of free throws at 1:15. Sean O'Brien tied it at 1:01 but 14 seconds later Wes Washpun made a tough layup for Northern Iowa.

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Leaders
Points: A. Beane19.3
Rebounds: B. Olaniyan8.8
Assists: M. Rodriguez2.9
FG%: A. Beane43.2%
FT%: A. Beane76.8%
3P%: A. Beane37.1%
Steals: M. Rodriguez1.3
Blocks: S. O'Brien0.9
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas33-5
2 Michigan State29-6
3 North Carolina33-7
4 Virginia29-8
5 Oregon31-7
6 Villanova35-5
7 Oklahoma29-8
8 West Virginia26-9
9 Xavier28-6
10 Miami (FL)27-8
10 Kentucky27-9
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova35-5
2 North Carolina33-7
3 Kansas33-5
4 Oklahoma29-8
5 Virginia29-8
6 Oregon31-7
7 Michigan State29-6
8 Miami (FL)27-8
9 Indiana27-8
10 Syracuse23-14
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Missouri Valley Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Wichita State 16-2 26-9
Evansville 12-6 25-9
Illinois State 12-6 18-14
Southern Illinois 11-7 22-10
UNI 11-7 23-13
Indiana State 8-10 15-17
Missouri State 8-10 13-19
Loyola Chicago 7-11 15-17
Bradley 3-15 5-27
Drake 2-16 7-24
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 73.8 (157)
Rebounds: 11.2 (141)
Assists: 11.5 (300)
FG%: 45.3% (110)
FT%: 68.5% (229)
3P%: 34.3% (190)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 69.7 (118)
Rebounds: 24.3 (259)
Assists: 11.8 (79)
FG%: 45.3% (276)
FT%: 67.5% (57)
3P%: 31.8% (41)
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