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


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.