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Salukis defeat Billikens in Pre-Thanksgiving matchup

Senior guard Brittney Patrick looks to pass the ball on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019 during the Salukis' 76-65 win against the Tennessee Tech University Golden Eagles.

By Tamar Mosby, Sports Reporter

November 27, 2019

After defeating the Billikens 61-53 in this afternoon’s game, the Saluki women’s basketball team can enter Thanksgiving grateful for a victory.

Salukis break four-game skid with victory over NC Central

Southern Illinois junior guard Aaron Cook looks to push the ball past Murray State Racers guard Jalen Johnson on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 during the second half of the Salukis matchup against the Murray State Racers.

By Brooke Buerck, Sports Reporter

November 26, 2019

SIU used a strong first half performance to earn the 64-48 win over the North Carolina Central Eagles at Banterra Center. 

Southern falls to Bison, look to clinch playoff berth

North Dakota State Free Safety James Hendricks, of Bemidji, Minn., picks off a pass from the Salukis on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, at the SIU vs. North Dakota State Football game in Carbondale.

By Zach Kramer, Sports Reporter

November 23, 2019

Southern was looking to extend their win streak to six and clinch their first playoff berth since 2009, but fell short in a 21-7 loss against the North Dakota State Bison.

Scorching second quarter pushes SIU past Eastern Michigan

Southern Illinois Salukis guard Makenzie Silvey smiles to the crowd as she takes the court on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, before the first half of the Southern Illinois Salukis' matchup against the Illinois State Redbirds at SIU Arena.

By Tamar Mosby, Sports Reporter

November 23, 2019

A second quarter burst, led by junior guard Makenzie Silvey got the ball rolling for SIU Women’s Basketball in their game today against the Eastern Michigan University Eagles where they defeated their opponents 85-54.

Regular season ends for Saluki Volleyball with loss to MSU

Head Coach Ed Allen reacts on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019 during the Salukis' 0-3 loss against the University of Northern Iowa Panthers inside Davies Gym.

By Tamar Mosby, Sports Reporter

November 22, 2019

Southern Volleyball’s regular season officially came to a close tonight after their 3-1 loss to the Missouri State University Bears (10-22, MVC 7-11).

Tale of two halves: SIU falls to Memphis

Sophomore forward Abby Brockmeyer goes for the basket on Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, during the Salukis' 47-64 win against the Evansville Purple Aces at SIU Arena.

By Adam Warfel, Sports Editor

November 20, 2019

Southern fell 70-66 to Memphis in the Banterra Center today, after facing a 23 point halftime deficit.

Southern’s strong start doesn’t hold up in loss to Murray State

Southern Illinois junior guard Aaron Cook drives the ball past Murray State Racers forward Brion Sanchious on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 during the first half of the Salukis matchup against the Murray State Racers.

By Tamar Mosby, Sports Reporter

November 19, 2019

The past two games have proven to be tough ones for Southern men’s basketball as they lost their second straight game after falling tonight to Murray State.

Dons dominate Salukis in 76-60 loss

Saluki guard Ronnie Suggs Jr. blocks the rebound on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019 during the Salukis' 60-76 loss to the San Francisco Dons inside the Banterra Center.

By Zach Kramer, Sports Reporter

November 17, 2019

It was a tough night on the court for Saluki basketball as the San Francisco Dons’ guards, sophomore Kahil Shabazz and senior Jordan Ratinho, dominated the game, both scoring in the double digits.

Salukis hang on for five sets against Evansville

Saluki Emma Baalman spikes the ball on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019 during the Salukis' 0-3 loss against the University of Northern Iowa Panthers inside Davies Gym.

By Brooke Buerck, Sports Reporter

November 16, 2019

Southern Illinois needed a win tonight to have a chance at making the MVC Tournament, and were able to take care of business in five sets against the University of Evansville Purple Aces. 

Southern’s performance lands them home-opener win

Senior forward Nicole Martin goes for a layup on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019 during the Salukis' 76-65 win against the Tennessee Tech University Golden Eagles.

By Brooke Buerck, Sports Reporter

November 16, 2019

Fans, Saluki dogs and even Cinderella flocked to seats of the Banterra Center on Saturday for Saluki women’s basketball’s Princesses and Superheroes-themed home opener against Tennessee Tech. 

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