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Salukis hold off purple aces with solid bench play

The Salukis snapped their two-game losing streak Saturday by practicing what head coach Chris Lowery preaches — value the basketball.

The SIU men’s basketball team (14-11, 6-9 Missouri Valley Conference) beat the Evansville Purple Aces (7-18, 1-14 MVC) 80-64 Saturday as they protected the ball and created scoring opportunities for each other.

SIU had 20 assists against 10 turnovers.

When the team is able to generate more assists than turnovers, it wins games, Lowery said.

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