Jones scores 21 to lift S. Illinois past Valparaiso 67-64
- Turgeon steps down as Maryland coach
- Washington's COVID issue gives UCLA win
- No, 2 Purdue holds off late Iowa rally
- No. 7 Texas scores 19 straight in rout
- Braun has 31 as No. 8 Kansas beats SJU
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) Lance Jones had 21 points as Southern Illinois narrowly defeated Valparaiso 67-64 on Monday night.
Trent Brown made two free throws with eight seconds left to give Southern Illinois a six-point lead before Sigurd Lorange capped it at the other end with a 3-pointer.
Steven Verplancken Jr. had 12 points for Southern Illinois (11-11, 5-11 Missouri Valley Conference). Kyler Filewich added 11 points and Dalton Banks had 10 points and six rebounds.
Ben Krikke had 15 points for Valpo (9-16, 6-10).
The Salukis evened the season series against Valpo. Valparaiso defeated Southern Illinois 66-65 on Sunday.
For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP-Top25
This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.com
Updated February 22, 2021