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Salukis shoot down Illinois State Redbirds in comeback win

Salukis shoot down Illinois State Redbirds in comeback win

By Dillon Gilliland, Sports Reporter

January 13, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, SIU Men's Basketball, SIU Men's Sports, Sports

The Salukis defeated the Illinois State Redbirds (9-9, 3-3 MVC), 74-70 with a second half comeback.

Shorthanded Salukis fall to Drake Bulldogs on New Year’s Eve

Shorthanded Salukis fall to Drake Bulldogs on New Year’s Eve

By Dillon Gilliland

December 31, 2017


Filed under Basketball, SIU Men's Basketball, Sports

The SIU men's basketball team fell short of a victory on Sunday afternoon as it fell to Drake 70-67.

Salukis fall prey to rival SEMO 75-69

Salukis fall prey to rival SEMO 75-69

December 9, 2017


Filed under Basketball, SIU Men's Basketball, SIU Men's Sports, Sports

The Southeast Missouri State Redhawks defeated the Salukis 75-69 Saturday night at SIU Arena.

Gallery: Saluki men pounce over SIUE Cougars 86-59

Gallery: Saluki men pounce over SIUE Cougars 86-59

By Brian Muñoz and Dylan Nelson

November 30, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, Photos, SIU Men's Basketball, Sports

Junior guard Armon Fletcher, right, keeps the ball away from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville's Daniel Kinchen Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, during the Salukis’ 86-59 win against SIUE at SIU Arena.

O’Brien crowned top 10 in conference

O’Brien crowned top 10 in conference

By Gabriella Scibetta

March 24, 2017


Filed under Basketball, SIU Men's Basketball, Sports

The National Association of Basketball Coaches recently honored forward Sean O'Brien with a spot on the Division I All-District second team. The NABC announced Wednesday that O'Brien, a four-year starter from Mundelein, ranked among the MVC's leaders in scoring, rebounding, field goal percentage,...

SIU’s lone men’s basketball commit for 2017 class decommits

SIU’s lone men’s basketball commit for 2017 class decommits

By Jonathan Thompson

March 9, 2017


Filed under Basketball, SIU Men's Basketball, Sports

Men's basketball recruit Demarius Jacobs has backed out of his national letter of intent to play for SIU next season, he announced Thursday on Twitter. Jacobs officially signed his letter of intent to SIU on Nov. 15. According to prephoops.com, he is looking to play for a prep school this c...

Illinois State’s hot first-half shooting too much for Salukis to overcome

Illinois State’s hot first-half shooting too much for Salukis to overcome

By Jonathan Thompson

March 4, 2017


Filed under Basketball, SIU Men's Basketball, Sports

The Saluki men's basketball season came to an end Saturday after a loss to Illinois in the semi-finals of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament. The Redbirds beat the Salukis in all three of their meetings this season, with a 63-50 final score to secure Illinois State a spot in the MVC championship...

Salukis’ second half surge propels them past Loyola and to the semifinals

Salukis’ second half surge propels them past Loyola and to the semifinals

By Jonathan Thomspon

March 3, 2017


Filed under Basketball, SIU Men's Basketball, Sports

SIU men's basketball is now one win away from the Missouri Valley Conference Championship game after beating Loyola in the quarterfinals on Friday. The Salukis have now beat the Ramblers three times in three meetings, this time a 55-50 victory sending them to the semi-final game of the MVC tournament. Sophomore...

Fletcher named to MVC most improved team

Fletcher named to MVC most improved team

By Sean Carley

March 1, 2017


Filed under Basketball, SIU Men's Basketball, Sports

A day after two Saluki men's basketball players were honored by the Missouri Valley Conference, one more is taking home a specialty award. Sophomore guard Armon Fletcher was named to the MVC's most-improved team Wednesday morning. Fletcher emerged as one of SIU's most dynamic players this season....

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