Falker's 15 points leads S. Illinois over Wichita State 63-52
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) -- Forward Randal Falker scored a game-high
15 points to lead Southern Illinois past Wichita State 63-52 today
at SIU Arena.
Joshua Bone and Bryan Mullins each added 11 points for the
Gal Mekel led the Shockers in scoring with 12 points and hit
5-of-6 free throws. Mantas Griskenas chipped in 11 points and had
five rebounds. They were the only two players for Wichita State in
Southern Illinois went into the half with a 30-23 advantage. The
Shockers tied the game, 32-32, early in the second half. But the
Salukis came back with a 13-2 run. Their biggest lead was 16 points
at 2:36 in the second.
Salukis improve to 9-and-9. The Shockers drop to 8-and-10.
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