Salukis’ second half rally comes up short

Coach Barry Hinson’s team rallied in the second half but if was not enough to climb out of the hole the Salukis dug for themselves in the first half. SIU men’s basketball (8-12, 1-6) was defeated by the Evansville Purple Aces (15-5, 5-3), ... 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 →

Former SIU coach excels at small college

After more than 50 years of coaching basketball and 900 wins at the high school and college levels combined, former Saluki basketball coach Rich Herrin said he still has fun coaching every night. Herrin retired from coaching in 2007,  but decided to ... Continue Reading →
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Salukis win, but Napier suffers injury

SIU women’s basketball (9-6, 2-2) won its first game in its new white home uniforms Friday night, but it may have lost its starting point guard in the process. Sophomore Rishonda Napier left in the second half of the 65-53 victory against the Indiana ... 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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →
Sophomore guard Carlie Corrigan plays defense against Illinois guard Kyley Simmons on Saturday during the Salukis’ 86-42 loss at SIU arena. The Salukis have a record of 4-2. At this time last year, the Salukis’ had a 0-5 record.
Aidan Osborne • Daily Egyptian

Stein bringing change to SIU

The SIU women’s basketball team needed six games to pick up its first win last year. Although the Salukis lost their sixth game of the 2014-15 season to Illinois, they have won four games. This year’s team is SIU’s fastest to four wins since the ... 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 →

Illini snap Dawgs’ win streak in blowout

A NCAA women’s basketball game has two 20-minute halves, but Illinois scored more points in less than one half than SIU did in the whole game. The Illini (7-2) never trailed in its first trip to the SIU Arena since 1995, blowing out the Salukis (4-2) ... Continue Reading →

Dawgs outpace Cougars

SIU and SIU-Edwardsville are 112 miles apart geographically but on the court, the distance between the two teams seemed wider than that Wednesday. The Salukis (4-3) dominated the Cougars (1-4) and led the game from beginning to end en route to a 79-67 ... Continue Reading →

Football playoffs hamper basketball practice

Herrin High School’s football team has been a source of pride for the town, bringing residents together to cheer on the Tigers during their historic march through the Illinois High School Association playoffs. However, not everyone in Herrin benefits ... Continue Reading →
Sophomore forward Sean O’Brien dribbles past a Southwest Baptist University player Nov. 8 during the team’s 79-63 win in its second exhibition game of the season. SIU took on St. Louis University Saturday but lost 62-59 when SLU made a 3-pointer in the last 11 seconds of the game.
Sarah Gardner • Daily Egyptian

Salukis lose to Billikens late

SIU men’s basketball lost its regular-season opener 62-59 in heartbreaking fashion at St. Louis University on Saturday. The Salukis led for most of the game until Billiken junior Austin McBroom hit a three pointer to give his team the lead with less ... Continue Reading →
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