Pippen, Cook carry S. Illinois over Evansville 78-73
Aaron Cook added 15 points for the Salukis. Sean Lloyd Jr. chipped in 14, Armon Fletcher scored 13 and Eric McGill had 12. Cook also had seven assists for the Salukis, while Lloyd posted eight rebounds.
Southern Illinois (13-12, 6-6) plays Drake at home on Tuesday. Evansville plays Missouri State at home on Wednesday.