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NCAA releases academic reports

By Joe Ragusa

June 25, 2012

Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, News, Softball, Sports, Swimming, Tennis, Track Cross Country, Volleyball

The NCAA released the Academic Progress Rates (APR) for all of its’ schools Wednesday for the 2010-2011 school year. The APR is measures a team’s academic performance, and teams that have a multiyear score fall below 900 fac...

Whitt’s departure leaves basketball thin at forward

By Joe Ragusa

June 20, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Harry Whitt abruptly left the Saluki basketball team this week, although his teammates said they noticed his interest in the sport waning in his final practices with the team.“It wasn’t too shocking, but at the same time, i...

Men’s basketball formally introduces new staff, two recruits

By Joe Ragusa

May 22, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Sports

The coaching carousel hit the Salukis and Illinois State when both men’s basketball head coaches left under different circumstances: Chris Lowery was fired March 28 and Tim Jankovich left April 26 to become the associate head co...

Setty will be granted a release to schools close to home

By Joe Ragusa

May 14, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Treg Setty can go back home.The forward will be granted permission to talk to schools ‘close’ to his hometown of Maysville, Ky., Athletic Director Mario Moccia said Monday.“Treg said he was homesick, and he wanted to get cl...

Daniels: I wanted to leave for all the wrong reasons

By Joe Ragusa

April 30, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Even though he requested a release from his scholarship, Dantiel Daniels was never really sure he wanted to leave.“It was a lot of pressure. I’ve never been through that much pressure in my life,” Daniels said. “I just...

Setty launches ‘#FreeTregSetty’ campaign, garners national attention

By Joe Ragusa

April 26, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Athletic Department denies release until end of semester, academics play a partTreg Setty wants to leave SIU and go back home, but those in the Athletic Department say Setty won’t be granted a release until he finishes the s...

Athletic Department covers its bases with Hinson contract

By Joe Ragusa

April 25, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Men's basketball coach Barry Hinson could make as much as his predecessor, Chris Lowery, but Hinson would have to do a substantial amount of work.Associate Athletic Director Mark Scally said the athletic department would be ope...

Setty’s and Daniels’ denials much ado about nothing

By Joe Ragusa

April 23, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Sports

With all of the national attention on men's basketball and the restrictions put on transfers, the Athletic Department's denial of Treg Setty's and Dantiel Daniels' releases may seem like a problem.It's not, at least not right now.Ac...

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