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Saluki Athletics opening football up to fans

Saluki quarterback Karé Lyles hands off the ball to D.J. Davis on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 during the Salukis' 35-10 win against the Youngstown State Penguins.
By Ryan Warfel, Sports Reporter January 15, 2021
Students savoring for seeing the Salukis back in live action will be able to see the football team play at four home games this year.

SIU basketball programs announce postponements, rescheduled matchups

Trent Brown makes his way down the court in the Murray State game Friday, Dec. 11, 2020, at the SIU Banterra Center in Carbondale Ill. SIU won with a final score of 70-66.
January 14, 2021

The Southern Illinois women’s basketball team (5-4, 2-2 MVC) had to postpone their series against Loyola (Jan. 15-16) at the Gentile Arena and they postponed the series against Valparaiso (Jan. 22-23)...

Salukis hit three-game losing streak after 7-0 season start

Anthony Avanzo dunks a shot during the SIU vs. North Dakota game Friday, Dec. 18, 2020, at the SIU Bantera Center in Carbondale Ill. SIU won with a final score of 62 to 50.
By Janae Mosby, Staff Reporter January 13, 2021

After a 7-0 start to their season, the best start seen from the program in over seven decades, the Saluki men’s basketball team (7-3, 1-3 MVC) has hit a three-game losing streak.  SIU went 6-0 in...

Bradley sweeps Southern, wins game two 80-86

Saluki sophomore forward Rachel Pudlowski defends the ball on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, during the Salukis 62-55 win against the Bradley Braves in the SIU Arena.
By Janae Mosby, Staff Reporter January 9, 2021
Bradley University (7-4, 3-1 MVC) completed the sweep against the Southern Illinois women’s basketball program (5-4, 2-2 MVC) on Jan. 9, winning the second game of the series 80-68.

Salukis suffer first conference loss to Bradley

Saluki freshman guard Caitlin Link goes up for a basket Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, during the Salukis' 55-62 win against the Bradley Braves at SIU Arena.
By Janae Mosby, Staff Reporter January 8, 2021
SIU women’s basketball (5-3, 2-1 MVC) lost the first game of its weekend series against the Bradley University Braves (6-4, 2-1 MVC), 77-55, on Jan. 8 at the Renaissance Coliseum.

Saluki men’s basketball series against Indiana State postponed due to COVID-19 cases

Freashmen Lance Jones moves the basketball around the court during SIU’s loss to Bradley during Arch Madness on Friday, Mar. 6, 2020 at the Enterprise Center in St. Louis.
By Brooke Buerck, Editor January 8, 2021
The Saluki men’s basketball series against Indiana State University has been cancelled pending a reschedule date due to positive COVID-19 test results at SIU.

Drake sweeps Salukis with 31-point win on night two

Salukis forward Marcus Domask starts his jump for the rim as the Salukis would go on to win 66-49  over the Drake Bulldogs on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020 in the Banterra Center.
By Ryan Scott, Sports Reporter January 4, 2021

The Southern Illinois Salukis men’s basketball team  (7-3, 1-3 MVC) lost their third-straight game Jan. 4 against the Drake Bulldogs (13-0, 4-0 MVC) by a final score of 86-55.  Head Coach Bryan...

Bulldogs claim victory over Salukis

Bulldogs claim victory over Salukis
By Janae Mosby, Staff Reporter January 3, 2021
The Salukis (7-2, 1-2 MVC) suffered a 18-point loss at the Knapp center against the Drake Bulldogs (12-0, 3-0 MVC). This was the first game in a double header against Drake. 

Short-handed Salukis pull away late to sweep the Aces

Coach Cindy Stein yells at her players on Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, after the Salukis 47-64 win against the Evansville Purple Aces at SIU Arena.
By Ryan Scott, Staff Reporter January 2, 2021
The Southern Illinois Saluki women’s basketball team (5-2, 2-0 MVC) defeated the Evansville Aces (4-3, 0-2 MVC) 69-51 Saturday at the Banterra Center. 

Salukis secure first MVC win, 59-41 over Evansville

Saluki guard Payton McCallister looks to pass the ball on Friday, January 17, 2020, during the Salukis' dramatic 70-68 victory over the Missouri State Lady Bears inside the Banterra Center.
(Angel Chevrestt)
By Janae Mosby, Staff Reporter January 1, 2021
The Southern Illinois women’s basketball program (4-2, 1-0 MVC) won its first game of the double-header against Evansville (4-2, 0-1 MVC) on Jan. 1, 59-41.

Aces snap Saluki’s winning streak

Trent Brown (24) tries to defend the ball against the Evansville Purple Aces Friday, Dec 28 2020, at the SIU Bantera Center in Carbondale IL.
By Janae Mosby, Staff Reporter December 28, 2020

The University of Evansville Aces (3-5, 1-1 MVC) handed the SIU men’s basketball program (7-1, 1-1 MVC) their first loss of the season, 84-72 Monday at Banterra Center.  The Salukis started the game...

Salukis never trail, hold on for first conference win over Evansville

Southern Illinois University Saluki number one forward, Marcus Domask, jumps for a basket basket during the basketball game against the Evansville Purple Aces in the SIU Banterra Center. The game ended 53 to 70 with SIU taking the win on Thursday night, February 20, 2020.
By Ryan Scott, Sports Reporter December 27, 2020

The Salukis (7-0; 1-0 MVC) claimed their first Missouri Valley Conference win of the 2020-21 season on Saturday at Banterra Center, 63-57 over University of Evansville and remain undefeated overall in...

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