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Salukis get verbal commitment in wake of transfers

By Aaron Graff, @Aarongraff_DE

March 17, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Point guard Mike Rodriguez, from Marshalltown Community College, verbally committed to SIU's mens' basketball team on Tuesday. Rodriguez is a 2-Star recruit, according to VerbalCommits.com. In two seasons with the Tigers, he a...

One game at a time for young Dawgs

By Matt Wells, @mattwells_DE

March 4, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

The sting of the SIU men's basketball (11-20, 4-14) team's fourth 20-loss season in school history could heal if the Salukis win in St. Louis at the Missouri Valley Conference's Arch Madness tournament.The four-day stretch of games...

Dawgs end regular season on high note

By Matt Wells, @mattwells_DE

February 28, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

SIU men's basketball has momentum heading into the "do or die" part of the season. Drake (9-21, 6-12) had no answer against junior guard Anthony Beane, who led the Salukis (11-20, 4-14) to a 70-64 win on Senior Day.Beane, the M...

Miscues derail Salukis’ season

By Matt Wells, @mattwells_de

February 25, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

The SIU men’s basketball team has lost because of field goal inefficiency, poor ball movement and overly aggressive defense that leads to too many fouls in eight of the last nine games.The Salukis have hovered around 40 perc...

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