Saluki seniors help pound Panthers

The Saluki men’s basketball team  has protected its home court well this season and continued the trend as they staved the University of Northern Iowa  74-68 during SIU’s senior night Wednesday at SIU Arena. “I’ve always made a big ... Continue Reading →

So long ‘Floor Burn U,’ we hardly knew you

Chris Lowery’s firing brings an end to an era of Saluki basketball that most current students weren’t able to experience first-hand. The days of ‘Floor Burn U,’ when SIU would make regular appearances in the national media as one of the ... Continue Reading →

Salukis open MVC tournament against Indiana State

The Missouri Valley Conference tournament kicks off today when the Salukis face Indiana State at 6:05 p.m. at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis. Freshman forward Treg Setty said the team is focused more on playing hard than winning the tournament. “We ... Continue Reading →

Indiana State breaks NCAA record in win over Salukis

The Salukis fell to ninth place in the Missouri Valley Conference in record-setting fashion against Indiana State. SIU (8-18, 5-10 MVC) fell 78-68 to Indiana State (15-11, 6-9 MVC) Saturday in Terra Haute, Ind., behind a NCAA record 12 consecutive three-pointers ... Continue Reading →

Bocot no stranger to adversity

Senior guard Justin Bocot has watched his team play without him before, but the circumstances were much different the second time around. Bocot sat out during his first year at SIU because his grades didn’t meet NCAA standards, and he recently served ... Continue Reading →

Salukis drop one on the road against Missouri State

The Salukis couldn’t overcome an early deficit against Missouri State and former Saluki assistant coach Paul Lusk in his first meeting against his alma mater as head coach of the Bears. SIU (5-11, 2-3 Missouri Valley Conference) lost 77-65 Tuesday to ... Continue Reading →

Loss to Wichita State exposes new problems for Salukis

During the Salukis’ 83-73 loss Saturday to Wichita State, one thing became obvious: SIU doesn’t have an answer for bigger teams. Shocker forwards Garrett Stutz and Carl Hall dominated the Salukis on the boards and in the paint while allowing Wichita ... Continue Reading →

Saluki lineup full again

Drinkard, Brown-Surles get back on the court against NIU   The Salukis have their full complement of players, thanks to the return of Kendal Brown-Surles and Davante Drinkard. Brown-Surles and Drinkard played for the first time this season Dec. 17 ... Continue Reading →
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