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Wood, Belmont beat SIU-Edwardsville 78-61 in OVC tourney

Mar. 04, 2021 13:32 PM EST

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — JaCobi Wood came off the bench to score 19 points to carry No. 1 seed Belmont to a 78-61 win over Southern Illinois-Edwardsville in the first round of the Ohio Valley Conference Tourney on Wednesday night. Wood shot 4 for 6 on 3-pointers. ...

Wright lifts SIU-Edwardsville over UT Martin 66-53

Feb. 25, 2021 20:38 PM EST

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Shamar Wright scored 17 points as Southern Illinois-Edwardsville defeated UT Martin 66-53 on Thursday. Lamar Wright and Mike Adewunmi added 16 points each for the Cougars. Wright had 10 rebounds and four blocks, while Adewunmi posted nine rebounds. He had seven...

Muszynski carries Belmont past SIU-Edwardsville 94-62

Feb. 06, 2021 15:47 PM EST

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Nick Muszynski scored 22 points on 9-for-11 shooting and Belmont won its 17th consecutive game, easily defeating Southern Illinois-Edwardsville 94-62 on Saturday. JaCobi Wood scored 13 points for Belmont (20-1, 14-0 Ohio Valley Conference)....

Adewunmi lifts SIU-Edwardsville over UT Martin 76-60

Jan. 30, 2021 20:30 PM EST

MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Adewunmi had 20 points as Southern Illinois-Edwardsville topped UT Martin 76-60 on Saturday. Sidney Wilson had 18 points for Southern Illinois-Edwardsville (6-6, 4-2 Ohio Valley Conference). Shamar Wright added nine rebounds. Lamar Wright had...

SIU-Edwardsville wins in emotional return to basketball

Jan. 22, 2021 01:07 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Shamar Wright scored 14 points including a putback dunk with under a minute to go, Lamar Wright added a last-second free throw and Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville edged Tennessee State 67-65 Thursday night. The game was SIUE's first in...