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Salukis open MVC tournament against Indiana State

By Joe Ragusa

February 29, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Missouri Valley Conference tournament kicks off today when the Salukis face Indiana State at 6:05 p.m. at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis. Freshman forward Treg Setty said the team is focused more on playing hard than win...

Creighton and Wichita State headline MVC tournament

By Joe Ragusa

February 27, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Missouri Valley Conference tournament starts Thursday, and there’s only two teams with a realistic shot at taking the title.No. 15 Wichita State (26-4, 16-2 MVC) and No. 25 Creighton (25-5, 14-4 MVC) are the one and two seed...

Salukis set single-season loss record in loss to Drake

By Joe Ragusa

February 22, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Sports

In a season of record lows, the Salukis set another one Wednesday.SIU (8-21, 5-12 Missouri Valley Conference) fell 78-63 to Drake (16-13, 9-8 MVC) in Des Moines, Iowa. The loss tied SIU's school record for losses in a three-y...

Seck still optimistic about this season

By Joe Ragusa

February 20, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Senior forward Mamadou Seck is an optimist in the purest sense of the word, though his team is on the cusp of losing the most games in school history.“We still have a chance to go to the (NCAA) tournament. I still believe we can ...

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