Setty will be granted a release to schools close to home

Treg Setty can go back home. The forward will be granted permission to talk to schools ‘close’ to his hometown of Maysville, Ky., Athletic Director Mario Moccia said Monday. “Treg said he was homesick, and he wanted to get closer to home. So if ... Continue Reading →

Daniels: I wanted to leave for all the wrong reasons

Even though he requested a release from his scholarship, Dantiel Daniels was never really sure he wanted to leave. “It was a lot of pressure. I’ve never been through that much pressure in my life,” Daniels said. “I just thought if I stayed here, ... Continue Reading →

Daniels changes heart, comes back to men’s basketball

Dantiel Daniels will return to the men’s basketball team next season and withdraw his request for a release from his scholarship. Daniels reportedly asked for his release April 11, two weeks after coach Barry Hinson was hired to replace former coach ... Continue Reading →

Setty launches ‘#FreeTregSetty’ campaign, garners national attention

Athletic Department denies release until end of semester, academics play a part Treg Setty wants to leave SIU and go back home, but those in the Athletic Department say Setty won’t be granted a release until he finishes the semester with good grades. Athletic ... Continue Reading →

Setty’s and Daniels’ denials much ado about nothing

With all of the national attention on men’s basketball and the restrictions put on transfers, the Athletic Department’s denial of Treg Setty’s and Dantiel Daniels’ releases may seem like a problem. It’s not, at least not ... Continue Reading →

Setty, Daniels denied releases

With tougher academic restrictions coming from the NCAA next season, the athletic department wants to make sure two men’s basketball players who want out of their scholarships fulfill their academic requirements this semester before they leave. Freshman ... Continue Reading →

Setty, Drummond ask for releases

Three men’s basketball players leave since Lowery let go, Hinson hired Two more men’s basketball players have expressed interest in leaving the team, which may open four positions for coach Barry Hinson to fill for next season. Freshman forward ... Continue Reading →

Hinson’s next move: to keep all players at SIU

After Kansas finishes its run in the NCAA tournament, Barry Hinson will be on the clock as  coach of the Salukis — and he has a lot of work ahead of him. The first thing Hinson has to do is repair relations with a fanbase that is disillusioned, with ... 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 →

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 →

Second-half runs don’t overcome slow starts

The last three losses for the Salukis seem to follow the same trend: fall behind early, go on a run to make the score close, then falter in the waning moments. “We haven’t been together long enough as a team to understand how to get over that ... Continue Reading →

Salukis demolished by Creighton, victorious over Indiana State

The Salukis came out of the gate firing and won a tight battle against the winner of last year’s Missouri Valley Tournament Friday. SIU (6-11, 3-3 MVC) defeated Indiana State (11-7, 2-5 MVC) Friday 73-67 at the SIU Arena. The Salukis opened the game ... Continue Reading →

Salukis fall to NIT champion Wichita State

The Salukis didn’t size up well against the 2011 National Invitational Tournament champion. “I think the stakes of the game hurt us. (The coaches) didn’t put that much emphasis on it, but our guys panicked in clutch situations,” head coach ... 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 →
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