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 →

Saluki skid continues to ranked team

SIU men’s basketball finds itself on the longest losing streak and worst start to Missouri Valley Conference play in Barry Hinson’s tenure at SIU. The Salukis (7-11, 0-5) lost 67-55 to the No.13 Wichita State Shockers (15-2, 5-0) extending their losing ... Continue Reading →

Salukis hoping to salvage season

Right before the Salukis started Missouri Valley Conference play, the team dropped two winnable games at home and was looking for a win against coach Barry Hinson’s former team, the Missouri State Bears. SIU not only lost against the Bears to begin ... Continue Reading →

Brown drowns Salukis

SIU men’s basketball was on its way to its first win in nearly three weeks until Indiana State’s Devonte Brown decided to take over. The Salukis fell to (7-10, 0-4) and ISU moved to (8-8, 4-0) after the 59-56 Sycamore win Saturday at SIU Arena. Brown, ... 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 →

Turnovers turn into a loss for the Salukis

SIU men’s basketball coach Barry Hinson is a glass half-full man; or  he at least was after Friday’s loss against New Orleans. After leading for most of the game, by double digits at times, the Salukis (7-5) lost a nail-biter to the Privateers ... Continue Reading →

Salukis hold on to beat Tennessee State

SIU men’s basketball had a big lead slip away Tuesday. However, the Salukis (7-4) were able to hang on, as they beat the Tennessee State Tigers (2-8), 65-58. The Salukis lead by just 5 points at halftime, but extended it to a 19-point advantage after ... Continue Reading →

Saluki basketball prepares for winter break

As the activity in the classroom comes to a frenzied finish, action on the basketball court approaches a season high. The Salukis will play 20 games between the men’s and women’s teams during winter break, meaning the players will remain on campus ... Continue Reading →

Community urged to support home team when holiday shopping

When men’s basketball coach Barry Hinson encouraged the southern Illinois community to support its home team in a local radio commercial, he was not talking about the basketball team. In this case, southern Illinois’ home team is local business. In ... 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 →
Freshman forward Jordan Caroline drives past two Austin Peay defenders Saturday during the Salukis’ 71-49 win against Austin Peay State University at SIU Arena. Caroline had a career-high 13 points in the win and added 7 rebounds. The Salukis will play Southeast Missouri State University Wednesday in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
Lewis Marien • Daily Egyptian

Season start sweet for Caroline

While this year’s men’s basketball team is young, the talented freshman class makes the future look bright. At the center of that luminosity is Jordan Caroline, a 6-foot-7-inch freshman forward from Champaign. Coach Barry Hinson said Caroline ... Continue Reading →

Salukis outrun Governors

SIU (5-3) cruised to its fourth straight win beating Austin Peay (2-6) at SIU Arena on Saturday night, 71-49. APSU held the lead once with 18:38 left in the first half, then it was all Salukis. SIU led by as many as 25 points to extend its winning streak ... Continue Reading →
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