Ball St. 71, S. Illinois 62
Randy Davis scored a career-best 19 points Saturday to help Ball
State snap a seven-game losing streak with a 71-62 victory over
Tyrae Robinson added 14 points, Jesse Berry 13 and Jarrod Jones
10 for the Cardinals (13-12), who used the BracketBusters victory
to improve to 10-0 when scoring at least 70 points.
The Salukis (8-20) got a career-high 26 points and 11 rebounds
from Mamadou Seck but could not avoid their fourth consecutive
loss. Kendal Brown-Surles scored 12 points, all on 3-pointers, and
Dantiel Daniels added 11.
The Cardinals turned the game in their favor with a 17-0 run
that featured two 3-pointers by Davis. After Southern Illinois’
Treg Setty scored, Ball State ran off the next seven points for a
32-16 lead with 2:49 left in the first half.
Southern Illinois matched the school record for losses in a