Southern Illinois rallies to 73-63 win over Mount St. Mary's
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) Armon Fletcher scored a career-high 19 points, Thik Bol added a career-high 16 points with 12 rebounds and Southern Illinois rallied to beat Mount St. Mary's 73-63 on Monday night for its third straight win.
Trailing 36-35 after eight first-half lead changes, the Salukis rallied to a 42-39 lead on Leo Vincent's 3-pointer, then pulled ahead 48-41 on Aaron Cook's 3 with 11:48 left in the second half.
Bol capped an 8-0 run with a layup for a 61-50 Aggies lead with 5:36 to play and the Salukis got no closer than seven the rest of the way.
Freshman Sean Lloyd scored 11 points and Sean O'Brien grabbed a career-high 18 rebounds and made nine assists for the Salukis (3-2), who outrebounded the Mountaineers 45-20 overall and 16-5 on offensive boards.
Junior Robinson led the Mountaineers (1-4) with 18 points and made 4 of 8 3-pointers. Will Miller added 15 points and Elijah Long added 11.