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Salukis lose to Ball State on Bracketbuster weekend

By Joe Ragusa

February 19, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Salukis let Ball State run away early Saturday.SIU (8-20) lost 71-62 against Ball State (13-12) Saturday in Muncie, Ind., in the annual BracketBusters game. The Cardinals jumped out to an early lead with a 24-2 run in the...

Creighton shows signs of weakness before match-up against Salukis

By Joe Ragusa

February 13, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Creighton was on top of the world after its 102-74 demolition of Illinois State Feb. 1. The Bluejays were at the top of the Missouri Valley Conference standings at 11-1, they were the only nationally ranked team in the Valley, an...

Scheduling a mess for men’s basketball

By Joe Ragusa

February 7, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Sports

The travel schedule for the men’s basketball team has started to wear on the players, said coach Chris Lowery.“It’s not always about the game,” Lowery said. “It’s about being able to come back that night and the next ...

Saluki Brief 2/7/12

By Joe Ragusa

February 6, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Senior guard Jeff Early scored a team-high 14 points against Evansville Saturday, but 13 of those came in the first half.The one point Early scored in the second half provided the margin of victory.SIU won 53-52 over Evansvil...

Salukis enter home stretch

By Joe Ragusa

February 6, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Sports

The SIU men's basketball team kicked off the final month of the regular season in grand fashion by sneaking past Evansville Saturday.After dissecting SIU's narrow 53-52 victory, coach Chris Lowery said he likes how the rest of the sche...

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