S. Illinois 73, Chicago St. 57

Diamond Taylor scored 19 points and Mamadou Seck added 16 points

and 10 rebounds to lead Chicago State to a 73-57 victory against

Chicago State on Friday night.

Josh Swan scored 11 points and Jeff Early 10 for the Salukis

(1-3).

Matt Samuels and Jeremy Robinson scored 15 points each for the

Cougars (0-5). Robinson had nine rebounds.

Early scored six points during an 8-0 run over a stretch of 4:20

in the second half. His jumper with 13:26 remaining gave Southern

Illinois a 44-28 lead, and Chicago State got no closer than nine

points the rest of the way.