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Daniels asks for release from men’s basketball

By Joe Ragusa

April 11, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Latest News, Sports

Freshman forward Dantiel Daniels will not be coming back to the Salukis for his sophomore season, according to sources close to the team.Daniels averaged 24.7 minutes and 8.3 points per game in 28 games this season. He was tied for the Misso...

Daniels asks for release

By Joe Ragusa

April 11, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Freshman forward Dantiel Daniels will not be returning for his sophomore season, according to sources close to the team.Daniels averaged 24.7 minutes and 8.3 points per game in 28 games this season. He was tied for the Missouri Valle...

McGee in, last season’s assistants out for men’s basketball

By Joe Ragusa

April 10, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Men's basketball coach Barry Hinson made his first hire Tuesday, picking up Terrance McGee for the coaching staff.McGee played under Hinson at Missouri State from 2001 to 2003, and has spent the last two years as an assistant coa...

Hinson’s next move: to keep all players at SIU

By Joe Ragusa

April 2, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Sports

After Kansas finishes its run in the NCAA tournament, Barry Hinson will be on the clock as  coach of the Salukis — and he has a lot of work ahead of him.The first thing Hinson has to do is repair relations with a fanbase tha...

Former Saluki coaches to reunite at Kansas State

By Ben Conrady

April 2, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Bruce Weber is headed to Manhattan, Kan., and plans to bring former SIU men's basketball coach Chris Lowery with him as an assistant coach.Weber was hired by Kansas State on Saturday, following coach Frank Martin’s decision to leave for th...

Players react to Hinson’s hire

By Joe Ragusa

March 29, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Although waiting for a new coach to be hired was a challenge, freshman forward Treg Setty said he pulled together with his teammates and got through all of the speculation and questions about their own futures as Salukis.“I...

Sources say Hinson will be the new men’s basketball coach

By Joe Ragusa

March 27, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Barry Hinson will be announced as the new head coach of Saluki men's basketball today, Athletic Director Mario Moccia said Wednesday.Moccia tweeted about the hire Wednesday morning, saying the department will put all their efforts into ...

Salukis can’t afford Weber

By Joe Ragusa

March 26, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Sports

The search for the new men's basketball coach is entering its fourth week, and there hasn't been any word from the SIU athletic department about how the search is going.Former Illinois and SIU coach Bruce Weber reportedly has an...

Weber is once more coach candidate

By Ben Conrady

March 20, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Sports

A downtrodden and teary-eyed Bruce Weber stood at the podium of the postgame press conference Feb. 16 and took the blame for the demise of the Fighting Illini men’s basketball team. The team had just suffered a 67-62 home l...

Disappointing end for Valley teams in NCAA tournament

By Joe Ragusa

March 19, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Sports

The two Missouri Valley Conference teams that expected to be in the NCAA tournament got in, but tough draws for Creighton and Wichita State put an end to their dreams of a Sweet 16.Wichita State received the five seed in the Sout...

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