CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) – Marcus Domask had 18 points and five assists and Barret Benson scored a career-high 17 points as Southern Illinois defeated NC Central 64-48 on Tuesday night.
The Salukis led 42-28 at halftime after a first half in which they made their first seven 3-point attempts in building a 25-10 lead. They finished 10 of 13 from beyond the arc in the first half.
Eric McGill had 10 points for Southern Illinois (3-4), which ended its four-game losing streak.
Jibri Blount had 21 points, seven rebounds and five steals for the Eagles (2-5).
Southern Illinois plays Saint Louis on the road on Sunday. NC Central matches up against Wofford on the road on Monday.