NBA athlete’s coming out renders mixed reactions

While professional athletes took to Twitter after NBA player Jason Collins came out as gay, SIU athletes and staff expressed their own opinion on the matter. “I’m a 34-year-old NBA center.  I’m black.  And I’m gay,” Collins said in an April ... Continue Reading →

Redbirds soar over Salukis

The Southern Illinois men’s basketball team lost to Illinois State 70-56 Sunday night and gave the Redbirds their first Missouri Valley Conference season win in the SIU Arena. The Salukis (8-10, 1-6) faced early foul trouble from junior guard Desmar ... 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 →
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