Daily Egyptian

Salukis win, but Napier suffers injury

By Thomas Donley @tdonleyDE, Daily Egyptian

January 16, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

SIU women’s basketball (9-6, 2-2) won its first game in its new white home uniforms Friday night, but it may have lost its starting point guard in the process.Sophomore Rishonda Napier left in the second half of the 65-53 victo...

Saluki skid continues to ranked team

By Melanie Early @MelanieEarlyDE, Daily Egyptian

January 14, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

SIU men’s basketball finds itself on the longest losing streak and worst start to Missouri Valley Conference play in Barry Hinson’s tenure at SIU.The Salukis (7-11, 0-5) lost 67-55 to the No.13 Wichita State Shockers (15-...

Pruitt to attend NFL combine

By Brent Meske @brentmeskeDE, Daily Egyptian

January 13, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

Former Saluki tight end MyCole Pruitt will participate in the NFL Scouting Combine beginning Feb. 17 in Indianapolis.Pruitt was invited to the combine after an offseason in which he earned many awards. He was most notably named to...

Salukis hoping to salvage season

By Tyler Davis @TDavis_DE, Daily Egyptian

January 13, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Right before the Salukis started Missouri Valley Conference play, the team dropped two winnable games at home and was looking for a win against coach Barry Hinson’s former team, the Missouri State Bears.SIU not only lost ag...

The Missouri Valley: The SEC of the FCS

By Tyler Davis, Daily Egyptian

September 26, 2014

Filed under Football, Sports

College football has been slammed by some pundits for a lack of inclusiveness and equality, as the same conference seems to appear in the championship game yearly.The Southeastern Conference of the Football Bowl Subdivision won...

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