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Egyptian19700226Four; Egyptian19700226Four.tif
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TranscriptFour sophs alart
Salukis 90, Sycamores 81;
Powles. Brooks-33 rebounds
By M*a- Klaan
Oarfy EfypUar. Sporu Wriia*
Stan Powles, Marvin Brooks, Greg Starrick, John Garrett and L. C, Braxfield do
a lot of things well with a basketball.
Wednesday night the five Salukis all scored
In double flgurea, accounting for 86 of SlU'a
polnta In a 90-81 victor/ over Indiana State.
Coach Jack Hanman male a surprise move
In starting the four sophomores and Bras-
field, a junior. The recent lineup has consisted of Rex Barker, Juarez Rosborough,
Starrick, Braallcld and Brooks.
And especially In light of the fact that Tuesday Indiana 5tate coach Gordon Stauffcr aald
he had been told hla Sycamore team still
rated a posaiblc National Invitational Tournament bid.
The youthful group of Salukis never left
a doubt that they Intended to win.
"I thought they did a heck of a Job, "
said Hartraan. "It was an Important game
to ua, " he continued. "These kids have a
lot of pride."
Powlea acored a career high 20 polnta and
grabbed 18 rebounda for an SIU season high
by an Individual. Brooks, appearing In hla
fourth start, wasn't far behind, alsobreaklng
tbe previous Individual high, 14, with 15 rebounds. The 6-5 sophomore- forward contributed II polnta.
"I thought Stan and Marvin did an outstanding Job, " Ilartman said. The Salukl
coach said this was SlU'a beat effort on the
offensive boards of tbe seaaon.
Garrett, In his flrat start In the last seven
games, collected 16 polnta.
Starrick male tbe best reversal of the
season, acorlng 22 polnta In the second half
after a two poiis first half performance.
Brasflcld bit six field goala and three free
throws for 15 point*.
The Sycamore; provided a brief scare
late in the second half when they reduced an
80-61 SIU lead to 82-77.
"I was a Hale disappointed that thcydldn't
handle It as they should have, " coach Jack
Ilartman said- "I think they IobI their poise
The second half seesawed between five and
three point SIU leads until the Salukis broke
it wide open with a 21-7 scoring binge midway In the second half.
"I think when we changed defenses It allowed us to get the momentum, " Ilartman
The Salukis changed from a straight man
to man defense Into a half court pressure
zone with approximately II minutes remaining In the contest.
But with 1:13 remaining, the Sycamorea
reversed the momentum and outpointed SIU
The Salukl victory snaps a seven game
Sycamore winning streak and five consecutive victories over members ol the new athletic conference.
On Feb. 2, the Sycamores began their
streak with an 82-7* victory over the Salukis
on the Indiana State court In Terre Haute.
The Sycamore* had also defeated Illinois
State, Northern Illinois University and Ball
State University, twice.
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