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SIU basketball adds John A. Logan alumnus as walk-on

SIU men's basketball coach Barry Hinson calls out plays  March 6 at Arch Madness in St. Louis during the Salukis' 56-45 loss to Wichita State.

SIU men's basketball coach Barry Hinson calls out plays  March 6 at Arch Madness in St. Louis during the Salukis' 56-45 loss to Wichita State.

By Sean Carley, @SCarleyDE

The Saluki men’s basketball team added former John A. Logan College player Bobby Mannie as a walk-on Monday. 

Mannie, a Herrin native, will be the seventh new player and the fifth junior college transfer for the Salukis this upcoming season.

He will have junior status immediately.

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Mannie is listed as a 5-foot-11-inch, 180-pound guard.

He started 21 games for the Volunteers last season, averaging 3.3 points, 1 assist and 1.5 rebounds per game.  

Sean Carley can be reached at [email protected] or on twitter @SCarleyDE

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