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Salukis get verbal commitment in wake of transfers

By Aaron Graff, @Aarongraff_DE

March 17, 2015

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...

Homesick Dawgs fall again

By Aaron Graff, @Aarongraff_DE

February 11, 2015

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...

Attendance dips with decreased enrollment

By Melanie Early, @MelanieEarly

January 28, 2015

Since Saluki Way—an $80 million project renovating most athletic facilities—was launched in 2006, SIU men’s basketball attendance has declined, while football attendance has remained nearly constant.Saluki Athletics’ ...

Women’s cross-country focused on the long run in life

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

January 27, 2015

Academics and athletics are two separate specializations, but for student athletes, the two become one.The women’s cross-country team had the highest team grade point average last semester with a 3.659, according to informati...

Salukis start streak on milestone win

By Aaron Graff, @Aarongraff_DE

January 21, 2015

Men’s basketball coach Barry Hinson surpassed former SIU coach Rich Herrin in wins in Missouri Valley Conference games with his latest.SIU (9-11, 2-5) defeated the Bradley Braves (6-14, 1-6) 70-59 for its second consecutive MVC win.Hin...

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