Salukis Basketball team falls to Wichita State

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.

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