CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Phillip Russell scored 19 points as Southeast Missouri State beat SIU-Edwardsville 82-73 on Saturday night.
Russell had seven assists for the Redhawks (6-9, 1-1 Ohio Valley Conference). Dylan Branson scored 14 points and added six rebounds. Chris Harris recorded 14 points and shot 3 for 6 (2 for 5 from 3-point range) and 6 of 8 from the free throw line. The Redhawks snapped an eight-game slide.
Ray’Sean Taylor led the Cougars (10-5, 1-1) with 23 points. Lamar Wright had 12 points, while Damarco Minor tallied 10 points and seven rebounds.
Both teams next play Thursday. Southeast Missouri State visits UT Martin while SIU-Edwardsville hosts Tennessee State.
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