CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Marcus Domask registered 17 points, five assists and three blocks as Southern Illinois beat North Dakota 62-50 on Friday. Ben Harvey added 12 points and nine rebounds for the Salukis, and Anthony D'Avanzo chipped in 11 points and eight rebounds.
Lance Jones had seven assists for Southern Illinois (5-0), which earned its fifth consecutive victory to open the season.
Filip Rebraca had 11 points and eight rebounds for the Fighting Hawks (1-7), whose losing streak reached four games. Tyree Ihenacho added seven assists.
The Salukis improve to 2-0 against the Fighting Hawks on the season. Southern Illinois defeated North Dakota 85-64 last Thursday. Southern Illinois plays Butler on the road on Monday. North Dakota matches up against Drake on the road on Tuesday.