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Zhang gets bumped off podium in NCAA return

By Matt Wells, @mattwells_DE

March 22, 2015

Filed under Sports, Swimming

Junior diver Kaixuan "Sherry" Zhang returned to the NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving Championship but did not qualify for the final in either the 1-meter or 3-meter dive.Zhang finished 21st place in the 3-meter dive preliminary rou...

Salukis finish fourth in MAC

By Matt Wells, @mattwells_DE

March 7, 2015

Filed under Sports, Swimming

The men’s swimming and diving team competed in the Mid-American Conference Championship from Wednesday to Saturday in Geneva, Ohio.The team finished fourth, but had more individual achievements. “We can all be really happy with ...

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...

Salukis have just enough in the tank to beat Loyola in overtime

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

March 1, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

SIU women's basketball team overcame a sluggish first half, but needed overtime to defeat Loyola 74-70 Sunday.The Salukis (17-11, 10-7) finished the road portion of their conference schedule with a series sweep of the Ramblers...

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...

Sycamores sweep Salukis in season series

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

February 21, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

SIU men's basketball lost its fourth straight game and its eighth of its last nine Saturday at Indiana State.The Sycamores (14-14, 10-6) racked up 18 assists on 26 field goals in a 78-58 win against the Salukis (10-19, 3-13), ...

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...

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