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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...

Early, Salukis hold off late rally from Evansville

By Joe Ragusa

February 5, 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 (8-16, 5-8 Missouri Val...

Salukis blow late lead against Northern Iowa

By Joe Ragusa

January 31, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Salukis let a second half lead slip away against a Northern Iowa squad that played without its leading scorer.SIU (7-16, 4-8 Missouri Valley Conference) fell 58-49 to Northern Iowa (15-9, 5-7 MVC) in Cedar Falls, Iowa Tue...

Salukis draw Ball State for BracketBusters

By Joe Ragusa

January 30, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Sports

ESPN’s BracketBusters paired the Salukis and Ball State to play against each other when the match-ups were announced Monday.SIU will take on Muncie, Indiana’s Ball State Feb. 18 at 1 p.m. according to the Saluki Athletics ...

Moccia discusses potential pairings

By Joe Ragusa

January 29, 2012

Filed under Basketball, Sports

BracketBuster match-ups announced later todayESPN’s BracketBusters, played during three days in February each year, adds a wrinkle to the scheduling process for hundreds of college basketball programs.“BracketBusters is a pa...

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