SIU Edwardsville beats Western Illinois 62-50
Jones made five of his seven 3-point attempts and led the Cougars (1-1) with six rebounds. His 3-pointer in the opening minute of the second half ignited a 9-0 run that gave Southern Illinois-Edwardsville a 40-28 lead, and eventually the Cougars held a 51-33 advantage.
Mark Yelovich added 13 points for the winners.
Terell Parks had 18 points and eight rebounds for the Leathernecks (1-1). Ceola Clark was the only other Western Illinois player in double figures, with 15 points.
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