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Dunn appoints search committee for athletic director

By Aaron Graff, @Aarongraff_DE

January 26, 2015

Filed under Sports

SIU President Randy Dunn appointed members to a search committee for a new athletic director Monday.Former athletic director Mario Moccia started the same position at his alma mater New Mexico State on Jan. 5.Harold Bardo, form...

Shockers shellack Salukis

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

January 25, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Saluki women’s basketball team was no match for the Wichita State Shockers, falling 80-61.SIU tied the game for 40 seconds in the first half but never led in the game.At halftime, the Shockers led the Salukis 43-29. SI...

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 ...

Former rival struggling in biggest sport

By Aaron Graff, @Aarongraff_DE

January 25, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Sports

Creighton has officially been out of the Missouri Valley Conference for one year and seven months, but has not been as dominant as it once was.The Blue Jays made the Big East championship games in men’s basketball and baseball...

Dawgs need more time in loss

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

January 24, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

SIU women’s basketball (9-8, 2-4) extended its losing streak at Missouri State (7-10, 4-2) to eight years Friday night.The Salukis could not overcome a cold start from the floor in a 61-57 loss.Although SIU made five of its las...

What’s NEXT for Sara Diesburg?

By Jessica Brown | @BrownJessicaJ, Daily Egyptian

January 20, 2015

Filed under Uncategorized

An SIU student was named one of the top-five finalists for a national interior design competition, which included about 800 college students.Sara Diesburg, a senior studying interior design from Paxton, was named a finalist for the competitio...

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