Desmar Jackson and Anthony Beane led Southern with 12 points apiece.
Jackson named Honorable-Mention All-Conference, while Beane named to All-Freshman team
Salukis shot 35 percent from the field.
Salukis held Purple Aces scoreless for stretch of more than eight minutes during second half.
Freshman Jalen Pendleton came off the bench to lead SIU with 17 points.
*MVC All-Freshman Team
Finished seventh in school history in points scored by a freshman (283)...Second in the MVC in scoring (9.1 ppg) among freshmen...Scored double figures 15 times, including 10 MVC games.
Averaged 16.3 points, 5.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists his senior year and was named 4A Second-Team All-State by the Associated Press...The Big 12 Conference Player of the Year as a junior and senior and The Pantagraph Player of the Year as a senior...Set a Normal High School record for 3-pointers in a season in 2012... Led NCHS to fourth place in the Class 4A State Tournament as a junior and to back-to-back Big 12 titles.
Dawg Bites Originally committed to Illinois State, but switched to Southern after his father was named an assistant on Barry Hinson's staff...Born May 6, 1994...Son of Katina and Anthony Beane, Sr.