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Women’s tennis team streaks into conference

By Matt Wells, @mattwells_DE

March 23, 2015

It takes many different types of wins throughout a season for a team to be great.SIU women’s tennis (9-6) extended its win streak to 8 matches since Feb. 23 in Friday's doubleheader after they swept Western Illinois (1-15, 0-...

Zhang gets bumped off podium in NCAA return

By Matt Wells, @mattwells_DE

March 22, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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), ...

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