Illinois St. 70, S. Illinois 56
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP)
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.
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.