Dunn appoints search committee for athletic director

SIU President Randy Dunn appointed members to a search committee for a new athletic director Monday. Former athletic director Mario Moccia started the same position at his alma mater New Mexico State on Jan. 5. Harold Bardo, former director of the SIU ... Continue Reading →

Former rival struggling in biggest sport

Creighton has officially been out of the Missouri Valley Conference for one year and seven months, but has not been as dominant as it once was. The Blue Jays made the Big East championship games in men’s basketball and baseball last season. Creighton’s ... Continue Reading →

Salukis start streak on milestone win

Men’s basketball coach Barry Hinson surpassed former SIU coach Rich Herrin in wins in Missouri Valley Conference games with his latest. SIU (9-11, 2-5) defeated the Bradley Braves (6-14, 1-6) 70-59 for its second consecutive MVC win. Hinson is fifth ... Continue Reading →

SIU snaps losing streak with first MVC win

The eighth time is the charm. SIU men’s basketball (8-11, 1-5) defeated the Loyola Ramblers (13-5, 3-3) for its first Missouri Valley Conference win of the season. It also ended the seven-game losing streak the Salukis were on. “There’s only one ... Continue Reading →

Bardo familiarizes himself with athletics

  For the first time in nine years, a new SIU athletic director is assuming the responsibility. Interim Athletic Director Harold Bardo began his duties Jan. 1. Former Athletic Director Mario Moccia was hired for the same position at his alma mater ... Continue Reading →
Jalen Pendleton reaches for a loose ball Saturday during the Salukis' loss to Bradley at Carver Arena in Peoria. --Sarah Gardner | Daily Egyptian

Salukis score season-low in loss to Bradley

SIU men’s basketball extended its losing streak to four games and snapped its 118-game streak of hitting at least one three-pointer. The Salukis (7-8, 0-2) lost their first Missouri Valley Conference road game of the season 63-44 against the Bradley ... Continue Reading →

SIU struggles offensively in first MVC game

SIU men’s basketball ended 2014 on the wrong foot, but it is only the start of conference play. The Salukis (7-7, 0-1) lost 53-50 to the Missouri State Bears (7-6, 1-0) for their first Missouri Valley Conference game of the season. “The game was ... Continue Reading →

Beane reaches milestone in Saluki loss

SIU men’s basketball and Murray State men’s basketball might find themselves on Santa Claus’ naughty list after Monday’s game. The Salukis (7-6) lost their final non-conference game 83-71 against the Murray State Racers (9-4) on Monday. The game ... Continue Reading →
Junior guard Anthony Beane drives past a double team Saturday during the Salukis’ 71-49 win against Austin Peay State University at SIU Arena. Beane scored 9 points during the game. The Salukis will play against South Eastern Missouri State on Wednesday.
Aidan Osborne • Daily Egyptian

Schedule strength weak, but still no cupcake

March means madness in college basketball, but the Salukis only get a small taste of teams that made it that far last season. SIU men’s basketball only plays two teams that played in the NCAA Division I Basketball Championship last season, and one ... Continue Reading →

Scheduling prevents seven Salukis from competing

It is easy to forget student athletes are students. Eight Saluki swimmers qualified for the USA National Swimming Championships, held in Greensboro, N.C. this weekend, but seven opted out to study for finals week. “If they chose to go and their grades ... Continue Reading →

Salukis recruiting well in advance

SIU volleyball does not have any recruits signed for next season. Coach Justin Ingram said there are two parts to the recruiting season, and the team will probably sign a player or two in the spring. He said the second recruiting period lasts from April ... Continue Reading →

Djimde suffers injury; out 4-6 weeks

SIU men’s basketball has only five eligible players listed as forwards and centers. That number decreased with an injury. Junior center Ibby Djimde played 21 minutes in the season opener Nov. 15 against Saint Louis, but has not played since because ... Continue Reading →

Salukis working just as hard in offseason

SIU swimming and diving will not get five weeks of winter break like most students. The Salukis had their final meet of the semester from Nov. 21 to 23 in Louisville, Ky., where both the men and women finished fifth. Coach Rick Walker said the team is ... Continue Reading →

Salukis look forward after season-ending loss

SIU volleyball qualified for the Missouri Valley Conference tournament for the third consecutive year, but the third time was not the charm. The Missouri State Bears (20-12, 12-6) defeated the Salukis (16-15, 10-8) 3-0 Thursday in the quarterfinals of ... Continue Reading →

MVC volleyball tournament starts Thursday

At the start of the season, SIU volleyball made a Missouri Valley Conference tournament victory its goal; it will have the chance to accomplish that this week. The MVC volleyball tournament takes place Thursday through Saturday in Cedar Falls, Iowa. ... Continue Reading →
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