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Southern Illinois got three big 3-pointers from Jamaal Tatum and pulled away from Virginia Tech 63-48 Sunday in a West Regional second-round game.
Matt Shaw's tip-in with 3.2 seconds remaining gave No. 11 Southern Illinois a 53-51 victory over Bradley in the semifinals of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament Saturday.
Jamaal Tatum and Matt Shaw had 19 points apiece and No. 11 Southern Illinois won its 12th in a row, beating Drake 71-59 in the MVC tournament,
Jamaal Tatum scored 20 points and Southern Illinois stopped Butler's 22-game home winning streak Saturday.
Matt Shaw scored 25 points, including two key free throws with 1.6 seconds left, to help Southern Illinois hold off Creighton 72-68 on Saturday and take over sole possession of first place in the Missouri Valley Conference.
S Illinois 54, Wichita St 46
S. Illinois 73, Illinois St. 62
S. Illinois 56, N. Iowa 54
Southern Illinois 66, Saint Mary's 61
S. Illinois 74, Cent. Michigan 61
Southern Illinois 74, Central Michigan 61
Indiana 57, Southern Illinois 47
S. ILLINOIS 62, MURRAY ST. 46
Southern Illinois University basketball standout Jamaal Tatum will sit out the first three games of the coming season for violating team rules.