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Purple Aces outlast Salukis

Purple Aces outlast Salukis

February 14, 2015

Homesick Dawgs fall again

By Aaron Graff, @Aarongraff_DE

February 11, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

SIU men’s basketball fell to the Loyola Ramblers for the first time since Loyola joined the Missouri Valley Conference in 2012.The Salukis (10-16, 3-10) lost to the Ramblers (15-10, 5-8), 66-62 on Wednesday at Joseph J. Gentile...

Dawgs need to build off signature win

By Aaron Graff, @Aarongraff_DE

February 11, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

SIU men’s basketball got its first signature conference win of the season Saturday, and it needed it.The team only had two conference wins before defeating Illinois State 65-59 Saturday at SIU Arena. Those were against teams at th...

Terriers present best team in years

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

February 9, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Carbondale High School boys basketball team is passing its chemistry test this season. At 20-4 this season and 5-2 in the South Seven Conference, the Terriers are ranked No. 6 in Class 3A by the Illinois Associated Press as ...

Pair with potential interviews for SIU’s top scholarship

By Jessica Brown @BrownJessicaJ, Daily Egyptian

February 9, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest News

SIU may be seeing double in Fall 2015.William and Matthew Galik, 17-year-old Carterville High School seniors, interviewed this past weekend for the Chancellor's Scholarship at SIU.Being born 16 minutes apart is about the only ...

Rich enters elite company at Johnston City

By Thomas Donley, @tdonleyDE

February 2, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Thursday night was a big night for Paige Rich and it was nothing new for her.The Johnston City High School junior finished that night’s game with 18 points in the Indians’ 67-63 win over Fairfield High School.She received the bigg...

Greek challenge increases attendance

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

February 1, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

SIU Arena will go Greek for a second straight year when both basketball teams host the Greek Challenge for a combined six games this year.The Greek Challenge is a collection of six games, five men’s and one women’s game, where fratern...

Former Salukis coach against SIU

By Sean Phee, @SeanPheeDE

January 28, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Some former Saluki men’s basketball players find themselves coaching against their old team.Previous SIU players Paul Lusk and Bryan Mullins have coaching jobs in the Missouri Valley Conference.Lusk is head coach of Missour...

Salukis’ second half rally comes up short

By Sean Phee, @SeanPheeDE

January 25, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Coach Barry Hinson’s team rallied in the second half but if was not enough to climb out of the hole the Salukis dug for themselves in the first half.SIU men’s basketball (8-12, 1-6) was defeated by the Evansville Purple ...

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