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Men’s basketball: Southern falls in tournament heartbreaker to UNI Panthers

Men’s basketball: Southern falls in tournament heartbreaker to UNI Panthers

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

March 9, 2019


Filed under Basketball, SIU Men's Basketball, Sports

Southern's offense gave a little too late, falling to the University of Northern Iowa Panthers, 61-58, in this year's Missouri Valley Conference tournament.

Hinson steps down after tournament loss against Northern Iowa

Hinson steps down after tournament loss against Northern Iowa

By Adam Warfel and Brian Munoz

March 9, 2019


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

“I am so sorry. I am so sorry we couldn't get back to a tournament. It's haunted me,” Hinson said. “It's haunted me my entire life. But I'm a man of faith, and my dad taught me a long time ago, I know not what my future holds, but I know who holds my future.”

Kent Williams, former Southern Illinois athlete, inducted into MVC Hall of Fame

Kent Williams, former Southern Illinois athlete, inducted into MVC Hall of Fame

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

March 8, 2019


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

Kent Williams, former Southern Illinois basketball player and 2010 Saluki Hall of Fame inductee, was inducted into the Missouri Valley Conference Hall on Friday. 

Men’s basketball: Southern looks to use experience over youth against UNI Panthers

Men’s basketball: Southern looks to use experience over youth against UNI Panthers

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

March 7, 2019


Filed under Basketball, SIU Men's Basketball, Sports

Southern goes into Arch Madness with a three game win streak, winning six out of their last eight games to finish with the third seed for the Missouri Valley Conference tournament.

Southern’s big first half leads to win over Evansville Purple Aces

Southern’s big first half leads to win over Evansville Purple Aces

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

February 27, 2019


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

A first half which featured 50 points and 60 percent shooting from Southern proved to be enough as they defeated Evansville, 98-91.

Turnover troubles: SIU falls to Valparaiso, 55-52

Turnover troubles: SIU falls to Valparaiso, 55-52

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

February 20, 2019


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

12 turnovers in the second half by Southern resulted in a 55-52 loss against Valparaiso as the Dawgs could not come back from their own struggles.

Three Salukis combine 62 points, seal 79-57 win over Indiana State Sycamores

Three Salukis combine 62 points, seal 79-57 win over Indiana State Sycamores

By Tamar Mosby, Sports Reporter

February 16, 2019


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

The Saluki Men’s Basketball Team swept the Indiana State Sycamores, 79-57, during their road trip game Saturday.

Free throws sink Southern in loss to Drake

Free throws sink Southern in loss to Drake

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

February 13, 2019


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

Free throws sunk Southern (13-13, 6-7 MVC) as Drake (19-7, 8-5 MVC) only missed three free throws and SIU went eight of 14 behind the line, in their 72-69 loss. "I thought tonight was a typical Valley game, we couldn't get much separation really the whole game," Drake head coach Darian Devries said. Coming...

Streak snapped: Salukis dominance over Missouri State ends at nine

Streak snapped: Salukis dominance over Missouri State ends at nine

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

February 6, 2019


Filed under Basketball, SIU Men's Basketball, Sports

Southern fell 65-59 to Missouri State at JQH Arena during tonight's matchup in Springfield.

Men’s basketball: Missouri Valley Conference Midseason Awards

Men’s basketball: Missouri Valley Conference Midseason Awards

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

February 5, 2019


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

Saturday's games in the Missouri Valley Conference marked the beginning of the second half of play in the league. Looking at the first half, who deserves honors?

Second half surge sends Salukis soaring over Bradley

Second half surge sends Salukis soaring over Bradley

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

February 2, 2019


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

Southern Illinois (12-11, 5-5 MVC) sunk Bradley (11-12, 3-7 MVC), 72-68, after a second half surge during today’s matchup at Carver Arena.

Men’s basketball: Fletcher, Salukis cut down Indiana State Sycamores

Men’s basketball: Fletcher, Salukis cut down Indiana State Sycamores

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

January 31, 2019


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

"Best post defense he's played all year long, didn't start the game off well defensively. We told him if we didn't we'd sub him out," Barry Hinson said. "He took the challenge, came out and played well."

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