The Southern Illinois Basketball team fell short in a bid for it's first Missouri Valley Conference win of the season Wednesday night at #23 Wichita State 82-76.
Cleanthony Early scored 39-points for the Shockers who improved to 15-1 and 4-0 in the MVC.
Desmar Jackson led SIU with 28-points.
The Salukis are now 7-8 and 0-4.
Southern Illinois has lost nine straight Missouri Valley games dating back to last season.