Scores

Final

SIU Edwardsville 70

(4-11, 2-9 away)

SE Missouri St 69

(3-10, 0-2 OVC)

6:30 PM ET, December 31, 2008

Show Me Center, Cape Girardeau, Missouri

1 2 T
SIUE 29 4170
SEMO 32 3769

Top Performers

SIU-Edwardsville: J. Edmison 19 Pts, 3 Reb

Southeast Missouri State: K. Moore 19 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

SIU-Edwardsville 70, SE Missouri 69

Associated Press

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- Aamir McCleary hit a 3-pointer with 2 seconds remaining to give Southern Illinois-Edwardsville a 70-69 win over Southeast Missouri on Wednesday.

Edwardsville (4-11), down 69-67, got a steal with 25 seconds remaining. Nikola Bundalo missed two free throws with 8 seconds remaining, but the Cougars grabbed the rebound and McCleary hit the game-winning shot.

John Edmison led the Cougars with 19 points, and Mark Yelovich added 14. McCleary finished with nine.

Calvin Williams paced Southeast Missouri (3-10) with 22 points and nine rebounds. Kenard Moore had 19 points and Jaycen Herring added 13 for the Redhawks.

Down 32-29 at halftime, Edwardsville opened the second period with a 27-11 run to lead it 56-43. The Redhawks went on a 22-7 run to regain the lead at 65-63 with four minutes left in the game.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SIUE
SEMO
Points 70 69
FG Made-Attempted 23-57 (.404) 25-68 (.368)
3P Made-Attempted 8-23 (.348) 4-14 (.286)
FT Made-Attempted 16-22 (.727) 15-22 (.682)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
Largest Lead 10 5

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