Originally posted on The Mid-Majority  |  Last updated 11/19/11
Game #8-062: SIU Edwardsville Cougars at Illinois State RedbirdsNovember 17, 2011 8:05 pmRedbird ArenaBBState Stats/RecapI left Champaign Monday feeling pretty good about myself, about my team and life in general. I didn't really feel that way Thursday. It was a busy day for me. First, I intern at a public relations firm in downtown St. Louis and was there until about 3 p.m. Luckily, they let me out early so I could drive to Normal for what I expected to be a pretty close basketball game. It was far from it. SIUE shot 25 percent from the field, three days after they shot 29 against Illinois and managed to stay in the game for the most part. Pretty much anything SIUE did Thursday was not going to work. The Cougars were getting good looks. None of those looks fell and Illinois State led at halftime 34-17. In person, I have never seen a team score less than 40 points. I didn't think it was really possible, and if it was it was truly an embarrassment. Illinois State is a decent team. J...
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