Salukis loses heartbreaker to regional rival

It seemed SIU basketball would be coming home from Cape Girardeau, Mo., with its fifth straight win, but Southeast Missouri had different plans. SIU (5-4) lost on a buzzer beater Wednesday night against SEMO (5-4), 55-54. With less than a second left ... Continue Reading →
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 →

Regional rival SEMO travels to SIU Saturday

SIU football will look to extend its wining streak this weekend against its nearest opponent. The (2-0) Salukis will host (1-1) Southeast Missouri State on Saturday in SIU’s second straight game against an Ohio Valley Conference opponent. The Redhawks ... Continue Reading →

Busch Stadium to host Saluki football game

The Salukis will make history on Sept. 21 when they face Southeast Missouri State University at the St. Louis Cardinals’ Busch Stadium. It will be the first time the ballpark will host a college football game within its walls. St. Louis Cardinals President ... Continue Reading →

Dawgs power past ‘Hawks

A slumping Saluki senior outfielder Rennie Troggio posted three hits, three runs and three RBIs Tuesday to help lead the baseball team to a 25-3 win over Southeast Missouri State University. SIU’s commanding victory improves the team’s record to 15-16 ... Continue Reading →

Salukis hurdle through invite with nine titles

To add to a team-total nine titles, SIU junior jumper Kenya Culmer and freshman sprinter Nikolai Gall took two titles each in Saturday’s Joey Haines Invitational meet. The Salukis took nine events and several top-five finishes during the meet, which ... Continue Reading →

SEMO’s enrollment numbers reach all-time high

A university located about 45 minutes from Carbondale is enjoying the highest enrollment numbers it has ever seen. Southeast Missouri State in Cape Girardeau, Mo., has 11,729 undergraduate and graduate students on campus this fall — a 1.9 percent increase ... Continue Reading →

Much at stake against SEMO

The Salukis take the field Saturday for their home opener against Southeast Missouri State, a game that coach Dale Lennon said has taken on a “rival feel” and players are calling a must-win. Located about 45 miles southwest of Carbondale in Cape Girardeau, ... Continue Reading →

Volleyball beats SEMO in five sets

In the first match this season that went into five sets, the Salukis won a hard-fought battle to extend their winning streak to nine. The Salukis continued non-conference play in their first home game at Davies Gymnasium against the Redhawks after coming ... Continue Reading →

Baseball wins despite late-inning surge from SEMO

The Salukis cruised through seven innings Tuesday, but two errors in the top of the eighth made the game interesting towards the end. “Everybody’s focusing on the last two innings, and I thought it was a good day for us,” said coach Ken Henderson. ... Continue Reading →
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