The Southwest Missouri State Bears pulled off a huge upset last night in Springfield, beating Southern Illinois 78-71. The loss drops the Salukis to 21-5 on the season and it also knocks them out of first place in the Missouri Valley Conference. Scott Brakebill led the Bears with 25 points and eight rebounds while Mike Wallace and Terrance McGee each added 15 points to the cause. SMS improves to 13-13 on the season with the win, they are 8-6 in the MVC.