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Salukis Help Another Team End Losing Streak

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) - Tyler

Brown scored 22 points and Jackie Carmichael had 18 points and 14 rebounds to

lead Illinois State over Southern Illinois 70-56 Sunday night, snapping a

six-game losing streak.

Brown had six 3-pointers to lead the

Redbirds (10-9, 1-6) in their first Missouri Valley Conference win of the

season. Carmichael, the team's top scorer, was 7 of 12 from the field in

reaching his double-double.

Johnny Hill had six assists as the

Redbirds shot 45 percent from the field for the game. The Redbirds had 41

rebounds.

The Redbirds took the lead early in the

game and were up 47-21 at halftime. Illinois State never looked back.

Jeff Early led Southern Illinois with 16

points and nine rebounds. Kendal Brown-Surles had 13 points, and Desmar Jackson

added 11.

Southern Illinois (8-10, 1-6) shot 41.8

percent from the field and had 31 rebounds.

Southern Illinois leads the overall series

75-67.

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