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Salukis fall to Missouri on the road, 64-48

Salukis fall to Missouri on the road, 64-48

By Brooke Buerck, Sports Reporter

December 15, 2019

SIU made a late 11-point push against the University of Missouri, but it wasn’t enough to overcome the steep second-half deficit in their match up against the Tigers. The Saluki men’s basketball team dropped the game on the road 64-48.

Saluki WBB Sprints Past Racers With Strong Start

Saluki WBB Sprints Past Racers With Strong Start

By Tamar Mosby, Sports Editor

December 15, 2019

After a week of seeing no action the Saluki Women’s Basketball team played strong from the start in this evening’s match up against Murray State University. They dominated the Racers in defensive statistics such as rebounding and blocking. 

Free throw fatality: Southern falls to SEMO 79-65

Free throw fatality: Southern falls to SEMO 79-65

By Zach Kramer, Sports Reporter

December 7, 2019

 Free throws sunk Southern late in their matchup against SEMO as 11 straight free throws pushed SEMO out to a 79-65 win. The Southern Illinois Salukis women’s basketball team (5-3) faced off against the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks (5-2) today. The teams had played against each other 10 ti...

SIU MBB fails to rally against Southern Mississippi

SIU MBB fails to rally against Southern Mississippi

By Brooke Buerck, Sports Reporter

December 7, 2019

After being down 17 points to SIU in the first half and five total lead changes, the Southern Mississippi Eagles managed to rally and find a win over Saluki men’s basketball. 

SIU basketball outlasts Norfolk State 76-59

SIU basketball outlasts Norfolk State 76-59

By Brooke Buerck, Sports Reporter

December 4, 2019

The Southern Illinois men’s basketball team celebrated Military Appreciation Night tonight with a 76-59 victory over the Norfolk State University Spartans at Banterra Center. “As Southern Illinois basketball, we’re just really thankful for all that they do and we appreciate them coming out...

SIU fights off UT Martin for 70-59 victory

SIU fights off UT Martin for 70-59 victory

By Brooke Buerck, Sports Reporter

December 3, 2019

  With the Saluki women’s basketball team and the UT Martin Skyhawks tied 46-46 heading into the fourth quarter, tonight’s matchup at Banterra Center could have been anyone’s game.  SIU (5-2) found a 12-point scoring run less than three minutes deep into the fourth that made the differe...

Salukis defeat Billikens in Pre-Thanksgiving matchup

Salukis defeat Billikens in Pre-Thanksgiving matchup

By Tamar Mosby, Sports Reporter

November 27, 2019

After defeating the Billikens 61-53 in this afternoon’s game, the Saluki women’s basketball team can enter Thanksgiving grateful for a victory.

Salukis break four-game skid with victory over NC Central

Salukis break four-game skid with victory over NC Central

By Brooke Buerck, Sports Reporter

November 26, 2019

SIU used a strong first half performance to earn the 64-48 win over the North Carolina Central Eagles at Banterra Center. 

Southern falls to Bison, look to clinch playoff berth

Southern falls to Bison, look to clinch playoff berth

By Zach Kramer, Sports Reporter

November 23, 2019

Southern was looking to extend their win streak to six and clinch their first playoff berth since 2009, but fell short in a 21-7 loss against the North Dakota State Bison.

Scorching second quarter pushes SIU past Eastern Michigan

Scorching second quarter pushes SIU past Eastern Michigan

By Tamar Mosby, Sports Reporter

November 23, 2019

A second quarter burst, led by junior guard Makenzie Silvey got the ball rolling for SIU Women’s Basketball in their game today against the Eastern Michigan University Eagles where they defeated their opponents 85-54.

Regular season ends for Saluki Volleyball with loss to MSU

Regular season ends for Saluki Volleyball with loss to MSU

By Tamar Mosby, Sports Reporter

November 22, 2019

Southern Volleyball’s regular season officially came to a close tonight after their 3-1 loss to the Missouri State University Bears (10-22, MVC 7-11).

Tale of two halves: SIU falls to Memphis

Tale of two halves: SIU falls to Memphis

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

November 20, 2019

Southern fell 70-66 to Memphis in the Banterra Center today, after facing a 23 point halftime deficit.

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