NCAA Game Summary - Southern Illinois vs. San Diego|
(Wednesday, November 27th)
Final Score: San Diego 59, Southern Illinois 56
Estero, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Johnny Dee scored 17 points, while
Christopher Anderson added 16, and San Diego defeated Southern Illinois,
59-56, in the fifth place game of the Gulf Coast Showcase.
Desmar Jackson led all scorers with 23 points, Sean O'Brien tallied 11, and
Anthony Beane netted 10 for Southern Illinois (2-5).
With the game tied at 50-50, Dee drilled a 3-pointer with 2:58 remaining in
the game to give San Diego (7-1) a slim lead that they held on to for the win.
With six seconds remaining and trailing by three, Jackson's 3-point attempt to
tie the game was off the mark. O'Brien gathered the rebound and made a layup
for a 57-56 margin with three seconds left.
Dee, who shot 11-for-12 from the free throw line, added two from the charity
stripe in the closing seconds, and Jackson's 3 missed as time expired.
Southern Illinois led 23-20 at the break after holding the Toreros to just 7-
of-27 from the floor.
11/27 17:38:42 ET