S. Illinois 57, Fresno St. 54

Desmar Jackson scored 25 points to lead Southern Illinois past

Fresno State 57-54 on Wednesday night.

Jackson hit a 3-pointer at the 13 second mark to give Southern

Illinois (4-1) the win. Jackson was 3 of 4 from 3-point range and

had eight rebounds.

Southern Illinois led 26-21 at halftime.

At 1:23 remaining in the second half, Fresno State was up 1 off

a pair of free throws by Kevin Foster. Jackson would make one of

two free throws, tying the game gain at 54.

After a missed jumper by the Bulldogs (3-3) and a timeout by

Southern Illinois, Jackson would make his game-winning 3-point


Jeff Early scored 14 and led Southern Illinois with 10


Allen Huddleston scored 12 points and Harris 11 for the

Bulldogs. Foster had 10 rebounds.