ST. THOMAS, Virgin Islands -- — Shaquille Walters had 20 points as Northeastern got past Southern Illinois 59-47 in the semifinals of the U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam on Sunday night.
Northeastern plays Colorado State in Monday's championship game.
Lance Jones had 21 points for the Salukis (2-2). Ben Coupet Jr. added 10 points.
Marcus Domask, whose 15.0 points per game entering the matchup ranked second on the Salukis, scored six points on 1-of-14 shooting.
Southern Illinois plays Creighton — which lost to Colorado State in the other semifinal — in the third-place game on Monday.