Friday , Mar , 02 , 2007 C.Y. Ellis

Top-25 College Basketball Game Capsules

St. Louis, MO (Sports Network) – Matt Shaw poured in 19 points and grabbed six
rebounds as 11th-ranked Southern Illinois cruised past Drake, 71-59, in the
quarterfinals of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament at the Scottrade
Center. Jamaal Tatum also scored 19 points and Tony Young chipped in 17
for the Salukis (26-5), who have won 12 straight games and will play
Bradley on Saturday in the semifinals. Southern Illinois finished 48 percent
from the floor. Klayton Korver netted 14 points with five boards for the
Bulldogs (17-15), who fell to 11-29 all-time in the MVC Tournament. Ajay
Calvin had 12 points and Nick Grant deposited 10 points for Drake, which
was coming off a 101-96 overtime win over Evansville in the first round.