CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) Barret Benson and Eric McGill scored 18 points apiece and Southern Illinois cruised to a 66-49 victory over Drake on Sunday.
Benson established a career high in points and added 10 rebounds for his first double-double of the season for the Salukis (9-10, 3-5 Missouri Valley Conference). McGill hit 4 of 8 from 3-point range and added six rebounds, four assists and three steals. Lance Jones pitched in with 12 points and nine boards, while Marcus Domask scored 10.
Sophomore Liam Robbins paced the Bulldogs (13-6, 3-3) with 17 points and 10 rebounds for his third double-double of the season. Anthony Murphy scored 10.