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Salukis tame Jackson State Tigers 69-51

Salukis tame Jackson State Tigers 69-51

By Ryan Demer

December 13, 2017


Filed under Basketball, SIU Men's Sports, Sports

The SIU men’s basketball team bounced back from its two consecutive losses and defeated the Jackson State Tigers (3-8)  on Wednesday night 69-51.

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Saluki women’s basketball takes down Martin Methodist on Field Trip Day

Saluki women’s basketball takes down Martin Methodist on Field Trip Day

By Dillon Gilliland

December 7, 2017


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

The Saluki women showed off for the local elementary kids on Field Trip Day and took down the Martin Methodist College Redhawks (9-3) Thursday afternoon 60-50.

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Tavae Lewis: ‘southern Illinois’ Golden Boy’

Tavae Lewis: ‘southern Illinois’ Golden Boy’

By Ryan Demer

December 7, 2017


Filed under Sports

As “Southern Illinois' Golden Boy” and a Saluki on campus, local MMA fighter Tavae Lewis represents Carbondale each time he steps in the cage, as he fights for all of those like him that never received a chance in life.

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Gallery: Salukis bite the dust to the Billikens in St. Louis

Gallery: Salukis bite the dust to the Billikens in St. Louis

By Brian Muñoz, Photography and Multimedia Editor

December 6, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Multimedia, Photos, Sports, Sports

Junior guard Armon Fletcher, left, attempts to keep the ball from St. Louis University's Jalen Johnson Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, during the Salukis' 69-74 loss against the St. Louis University Billikens at Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Pippen earns second MVC Newcomer of the Week honor

Pippen earns second MVC Newcomer of the Week honor

By Ryan Demer

December 4, 2017


Filed under Basketball, SIU Men's Sports, Sports

Junior center Kavion Pippen was named Missouri Valley Conference Newcomer of the Week after his performance in SIU's two wins over SIU-Edwardsville and San Jose State last week.

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Handley and Parsons swim well at National Winter Championships

Handley and Parsons swim well at National Winter Championships

By Ryan Demer

December 3, 2017


Filed under SIU Women's Sports, Sports, Swimming

Two Salukis, senior freestyler Bryn Handley and sophomore Sam Parsons, earned an invitation to compete at the USA Swimming Winter National Championships which spanned from Wednesday through Saturday.

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Salukis dominate Spartans in first ever meeting

Salukis dominate Spartans in first ever meeting

By Ryan Demer

December 2, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Salukis handed the San Jose State Spartans (2-5) a 76-58 loss on Saturday afternoon at SIU Arena.

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Saluki women use late push to defeat Marshall

Saluki women use late push to defeat Marshall

By Dillon Gilliland

December 2, 2017


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

The Saluki women ended their two-game losing streak on Saturday as they defeated Marshall University (2-5) by a score of 64-59.

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Saluki basketball pounce over SIUE Cougars 86-59

Saluki basketball pounce over SIUE Cougars 86-59

By Ryan Demer

November 29, 2017


Filed under Basketball, SIU Men's Sports, Sports

The Salukis men's basketball team clobbered SIU-Edwardsville (1-5) by a score of 86-59 on Wednesday night at SIU Arena.

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Meet electrifying Saluki receiver Darrell James

Meet electrifying Saluki receiver Darrell James

By Ryan Demer

November 29, 2017


Filed under Football, SIU Men's Sports, Sports

Junior wide receiver Darrell James is making a name for himself in Carbondale, as he shredded opposing defenses with his speed all season.

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