Salukis lose battle against Braves

The SIU men’s basketball team saw difficulty with the 3-point shot Tuesday against Bradley and lost 69-66 after two failed game-tying attempts. Junior guard Desmar Jackson led the team in scoring for the seventh time this season with 21 points.  The ... Continue Reading →

Salukis winning streak snapped in St. Louis

The men’s basketball team suffered its first loss of the season against St. Louis University, 71-61 Saturday. The Salukis struggled offensively and couldn’t recover from a slow start. SIU had the third-best field goal shooting percentage in the nation ... Continue Reading →

Salukis win sister-school rivalry game

DeMario Phipps-Smith Daily Egyptian   The men’s basketball team defeated its sister school 71-55 in Edwardsville Tuesday to remain undefeated against the team. Freshman guard Anthony Beane Jr. scored 15 points in his first season start, and SIU-Edwardsville ... Continue Reading →

Hoop in sight

Freshman guard Anthony Beane Jr. dribbles the ball before dunking it Saturday during the SIU men’s basketball game against Benedictine University – Springfield at SIU Arena. Beane, shooting 8 of 9 from the field, had a total of 16 points, four rebounds ... Continue Reading →

Salukis limp into season’s start

The 2012 Saluki basketball season hasn’t started yet, but first-year coach Barry Hinson has already been forced to make significant changes to his team. The basketball team has been marred with injuries since the end of last season. Hinson said at a ... Continue Reading →

Beane family basketball

Freshman guard Anthony Beane Jr. plays in a pick-up game Monday with the rest of the SIU basketball team at the SIU Arena. Before signing with SIU, Beane Jr. was committed to Illinois State University where his father, Anthony Beane Sr., was an assistant. ... Continue Reading →

Father-son duo bring family bond to basketball

Freshman guard Anthony Beane Jr. decided to follow his father from Illinois State University to SIU and join a team that is focused on becoming a family. Coach Barry Hinson said because players and coaches spend so much time together, a family environment ... Continue Reading →

Men’s basketball formally introduces new staff, two recruits

The coaching carousel hit the Salukis and Illinois State when both men’s basketball head coaches left under different circumstances: Chris Lowery was fired March 28 and Tim Jankovich left April 26 to become the associate head coach at Southern Methodist ... Continue Reading →
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