Indiana State eliminated Southern Illinois in the semifinal round of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament on Saturday, 62-59, at the Scottrade Center, behind a 20-point performance by point guard Jake Odum.
No. 6 seed Southern Illinois (14-18) faces No. 2 seed Indiana State (22-9) today at 4:05 p.m. in the semifinal round of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament at the Scottrade Center.
Saluki senior guard Desmar Jackson scored 23 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and snared six steals during Friday night's quarterfinal game, but his most brilliant play won't even show up on the stat sheet.
No. 6 seed Southern Illinois (13-18) faces No. 3 seed Northern Iowa (16-14) on Friday at 8:35 p.m. in the quarterfinal round of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament at the Scottrade Center.
The final wave of Missouri Valley Conference awards were announced on Thursday, the opening day of the league tournament.