SIU-Edwardsville 67, Hannibal-LaGrange 45
Mark Yelovich had 17 points and eight rebounds and Derian
Shaffer added 14 points as SIU-Edwardsville defeated
Hannibal-LaGrange 67-45 on Saturday night.
Jerome Jones scored 13 points for the Cougars (2-6). Shaffer had
Arii Meuel had 12 points for Hannibal-LaGrange, a NAIA school in
Hannibal, Mo., that classified the game as an exhibition. The
Trojans’ record remained 6-6.
Hannibal-LaGrange had its only lead, 18-17, with seven minutes
left in the first half when SIU-Edwardsville took a 17-4 run into
halftime. Jones had five points and Yelovich four during the
Shaffer jumpstarted the Cougars in the second half by scoring
their first six points, and the Trojans got no closer than 11 the
rest of the way.