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 →

Djimde suffers injury; out 4-6 weeks

SIU men’s basketball has only five eligible players listed as forwards and centers. That number decreased with an injury. Junior center Ibby Djimde played 21 minutes in the season opener Nov. 15 against Saint Louis, but has not played since because ... Continue Reading →

Yale outlasts SIU in Ohio

SIU overcame another sluggish start Saturday but could not beat Yale, losing its second straight game, 53-46. The team has dropped the first two games of a three-game tournament at Kent State University. After Yale forced 4 turnovers in the early moments ... Continue Reading →
Sarah Gardner • Daily Egyptian
Coach Barry Hinson throws his hands in the air as he watches junior guard Anthony Beane put up a shot Saturday during
SIU’s first exhibition game of the season against the University of St. Mary. SIU dominated in the 102-63 win at SIU Arena.

Hinson tests personalities to enhance coaching

SIU men’s basketball players took more tests at the beginning of the school year than the classroom had to offer them. The Saluki players took personality exams and discovered what type of learners they are. With that knowledge, the coaching staff ... Continue Reading →

Men’s basketball team can monitor how much heart it has

An SIU coach is finding what it means to give 100 percent. The men’s basketball team has been wearing heart rate monitors during practice and conditioning to gauge players’ performances. Entering his third season as head coach, Barry Hinson said ... Continue Reading →
Sarah Gardner • Daily Egyptian
Junior guard Anthony Beane goes up for a dunk Saturday during “Homecoming Hoops” outside SIU Arena. The Salukis’ first home basketball game of the season is at 7:05 p.m. Saturday against the University of St. Mary.

Saluki basketball future better than present

SIU men’s basketball ended last season with a surprising run in the Missouri Valley Conference tournament that ended in heartbreak. This year’s team is looking to build on that success, though it will be missing a big piece. With the loss of Desmar ... Continue Reading →

Kid in a candy store, part two

My first Arch Madness as a sports reporter has so far been exciting, overwhelming and stressful all wrapped into one. The butterflies started Thursday when I was walking to the back entrance of the Scottrade Center in St. Louis. It was only an afternoon ... Continue Reading →

Dawgs beat Bears for fourth straight

For the first time since 2008, the Salukis have a four- game winning streak in the Missouri Valley Conference. With the excitement surrounding SIU’s All-Century Team, the Salukis (10-15, 6-6) continued their momentum Saturday to beat Missouri State ... Continue Reading →
Senior guard Desmar Jackson drives the ball against Tekele Cotton of Wichita State University Thursday during the Salukis' 82-67 loss at SIU Arena. Jackson tallied 19 points during the Salukis' first conference game of the season. SIU travels to Illinois State University Sunday to take on the Redbirds at 1:05 p.m. Ñ Chris Zoeller | For the Daily Egyptian

Salukis fall to nationally ranked Wichita State

The Shockers played as advertised in tonight’s 82-67 win over the Salukis and despite having three players in double figures, SIU couldn’t dig its way out in the second-half. Wichita State University (14-0) entered Carbondale as the number seven ... Continue Reading →
Sophomore guard Anthony Bean jumps for a layup Thursday against Missouri University of Science and Technology at SIU Arena. Bean tallied 20 points to help defeat the Miners 96-74 for the Salukis' first win of the season. The Salukis travel to Estero, Fla. Monday to compete in the Gulf Coast Showcase. — Chris Zoeller | Daily Egyptian

Salukis rack up points for success at home

The men’s basketball team grabbed its first win of the season last night 96-74, with three Salukis scoring at least 20 points. Despite the win, most of the post-game discussion was about the amount of fouls. More than 63 fouls were called in the game, ... Continue Reading →

Salukis rally for late overtime win

Saluki senior forward Jeff Early’s clutch shooting sent SIU into an overtime 74-68 win against Miami University. of Ohio The Salukis (12-16, 4-12 Missouri Valley Congerence) saw a fast first-half start as they gained a 22-9 lead within the game’s ... Continue Reading →

Salukis cool down after torrid start

Junior forward Davante Drinkard reaches for a rebound Jan. 2 during the Salukis’ loss to Bradley University at SIU Arena. The Salukis trailed the Braves most of the game, but rallied to take a 56-53 lead with 3:33 left to play. Bradley dominated ... Continue Reading →

Men lose at buzzer in Western Kentucky

The SIU men’s basketball team lost 57-58 in dramatic fashion against Western Kentucky Thursday. The Salukis had ample opportunities to tie or take the lead in the game’s closing seconds, but he failed to hit clutch freethrows to win the game. Junior ... Continue Reading →

Junior guard Taylor suspended on DUI charge

Saluki men’s basketball coach Barry Hinson announced Monday that junior guard Diamond Taylor has been suspended from the team indefinitely after he was charged with driving under the influence early Saturday morning. About Ben ConradyBen Conrady can ... Continue Reading →
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