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Men’s Basketball: A look around the conference

By Demario Smith-Phipps

October 30, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Wichita State: The Shockers finished first in the MVC with a 16-2 conference record. Wichita State was especially successful at home, compiling a 15-1 record at Charles Koch Arena. The university relied on its stellar defense l...

Preseason polls predict Salukis’ basketball season performance

By Sarah Schneider

October 29, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Sports

he Saluki men’s and women’s basketball teams were ranked in the Missouri Valley Conference preseason poll of league coaches, media and sports information directors Monday.The men’s team was picked to rank last, while the S...

Junior guard Taylor suspended on DUI charge

By Ben Conrady

September 24, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Saluki men’s basketball coach Barry Hinson announced Monday that junior guard Diamond Taylor has been suspended from the team indefinitely after he was charged with driving under the influence early Saturday morning. Read More ...

Men’s basketball signs power forward

By Joe Ragusa

August 2, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Sports

SIU Men’s Basketball coach Barry Hinson officially announced the signing of his fourth recruit, forward Bola Olaniyan, Wednesday.The 6-foot-8 Olaniyan comes from Richmond High School in Richmond, Ind., where he averaged 14.6 poin...

Men’s basketball adds small forward

By Joe Ragusa

July 26, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Recruit coached by former Saluki Shane Hawkins in high schoolThe Salukis didn’t go far to grab a new player for next season.Coach Barry Hinson announced the signing of 6-foot-6 forward Chase Heins out of Trico High School in Campbell Hill, ro...

NCAA releases academic reports

By Joe Ragusa

June 25, 2012

Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Latest 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...

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