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Five Games in: Where is the MVC now?

Five Games in: Where is the MVC now?

By Adam Warfel, Staff Editor

January 16, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Five games into conference play in the Missouri Valley Conference and it has had surprises, a key injury and a buzzer beater.

Salukis fall to Illinois State, continues MVC losing streak

Salukis fall to Illinois State, continues MVC losing streak

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

January 15, 2019


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

Southern (9-9 overall) fell 59-58 to Illinois State (10-8 overall, 3-2 MVC), racking up their third straight conference loss during tonight's game at Redbird Arena.

Women’s basketball: Salukis fall short to Missouri State in 66-51 loss

Women’s basketball: Salukis fall short to Missouri State in 66-51 loss

By Tamar Mosby, Sports Reporter

January 13, 2019


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

Southern still remains winless at JQH Arena with their last road win against the Lady Bears taking place in 2006, before it the arena was built.

SIU earns four Top 5 finishes at UK’s Jim Green Invitational

SIU earns four Top 5 finishes at UK’s Jim Green Invitational

By Tamar Mosby, Sports Reporter

January 13, 2019


Filed under Sports, Track Cross Country

The Dawgs took home four top five finishes, ten personal best records and one top-ten school mark during the University of Kentucky Jim Green Invitational in Lexington, Kentucky this weekend. 

SIU falls in second straight conference matchup against Valparaiso

SIU falls in second straight conference matchup against Valparaiso

By Tamar Mosby, Sports Reporter

January 12, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Editors Picks, Sports

The Saluki Men’s Basketball team (9-8, MVC 2-2) fell to the Valparaiso University Crusaders (11-6, MVC 4-0) in their fourth conference matchup of the season losing the game 65-61.

Bears hire Chuck Pagano as defensive coordinator to replace Vic Fangio

Bears hire Chuck Pagano as defensive coordinator to replace Vic Fangio

By Brad Biggs and Colleen Kane, Chicago Tribune

January 12, 2019


Filed under Football, Sports

"He has successful experience at many different levels in this league, and he is a great teacher with an aggressive mentality that fits our style of football," Bears coach Matt Nagy said in a team statement.

Saluki comeback falls short as they suffer first conference loss at Drake

Saluki comeback falls short as they suffer first conference loss at Drake

By Adam Warfel, Sport Editor

January 8, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Salukis (9-7, 2-1 MVC) fell to the Drake Bulldogs (12-4, 1-2 MVC), 82-70, for their first conference loss of the season.

Mellinger: Chiefs are playing Colts again, Patrick Mahomes could make this one different

Mellinger: Chiefs are playing Colts again, Patrick Mahomes could make this one different

By Sam Mellinger, Kansas City Star

January 7, 2019


Filed under Football, Sports

The Chiefs have won two playoff games at Arrowhead Stadium in 47 years, and hopefully you're in the mood for some dark humor: The Colts have won the same number.

Fearing for his life, Kanter will not travel to London with Knicks

Fearing for his life, Kanter will not travel to London with Knicks

By Stefan Bondy, New York Daily News

January 5, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

"There's a chance that I can get killed out there. So that's why I talked to the front office. I'm not going so I'm just going to stay here, just practice. It's pretty sad because it affects my career, my basketball," Enes Kanter, New York Knicks center said.

Carbondale Police take on the Carbondale Cougars in community basketball game

Carbondale Police take on the Carbondale Cougars in community basketball game

By Brian Munoz, Editor in Chief

January 5, 2019


Filed under Basketball, City, News, Sports

“Any time that we can do something to build relationships within the community, especially at such a young age and get some parents involved – [we’re] all for it,” Matt Acray, Carbondale Police Department sergeant, said.

2019 MVC Men’s Basketball: Where are we now?

2019 MVC Men’s Basketball: Where are we now?

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

January 2, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Southern opens Missouri Valley Conference play against the Missouri State Bears tonight at 7 p.m. in SIU Arena. Read about Sports Editor Adam Warfel’s takeaways from the non-conference schedule and his look ahead to this year’s conference.

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