Johnson leads Southern Illinois against Queens after 20-point outing
Thu, Nov 9, 2023
NCAAB News (AP)
Queens Royals (0-1) at Southern Illinois Salukis (1-0)
Carbondale, Illinois; Friday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Southern Illinois plays the Queens Royals after Xavier Johnson scored 20 points in Southern Illinois' 88-57 victory against the Kentucky State Thorobreds.
Southern Illinois finished 13-2 at home a season ago while going 23-10 overall. The Salukis averaged 65.7 points per game last season, 28.6 in the paint, 14.3 off of turnovers and 9.9 on fast breaks.
Queens finished 18-15 overall with a 7-10 record on the road last season. The Royals averaged 77.7 points per game while shooting 44.4% from the field and 34.9% from behind the arc last season.
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