Whitt’s departure leaves basketball thin at forward

Harry Whitt abruptly left the Saluki basketball team this week, although his teammates said they noticed his interest in the sport waning in his final practices with the team. “It wasn’t too shocking, but at the same time, it’s one of those things ... Continue Reading →

Injuries, academics pull Whitt away from basketball

Harry Whitt has taken a lot of ibuprofen lately. The 6-foot 10-inch center said he’s taken the drug every day for the last year and a half to treat ailing knees, and those knees are part of the reason why Whitt has decided to quit basketball and ... Continue Reading →

Players react to Hinson’s hire

Although waiting for a new coach to be hired was a challenge, freshman forward Treg Setty said he pulled together with his teammates and got through all of the speculation and questions about their own futures as Salukis. “I’ve played basketball my ... Continue Reading →

Campus aids Harrisburg in tornado relief

Students across the university are reaching out to Harrisburg. The EF4 tornado that devastated the town’s community Wednesday left 200 to 300 homes and 25 businesses damaged or destroyed. Students, faculty and staff have helped the town by volunteering ... Continue Reading →

SIU terminates coach Lowery

Player retention, academic issues and declining fan support all cited as reasons Chris Lowery was relieved of his duties as men’s basketball coach in a meeting with Athletic Director Mario Moccia shortly after the 66-51 loss Thursday to Indiana State ... Continue Reading →
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