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SIU Wins Exhibition Over Missouri Southern

November 3rd, 2008
CARBONDALE, Ill. - Southern Illinois may not be in mid-season form just yet, but the Salukis flashed plenty of potential in Monday's 82-59 exhibition win over NAIA opponent Missouri Southern.

SIU dominated early, surging to a 51-27 halftime lead. The play got a little sloppy in the second half when Southern committed 23 of its 34 turnovers.

For head coach Chris Lowery, he's willing to take the good with the bad at this point in the season, especially considering the roster has eight new faces.

Daily Conference Poll: Who Will Win the MVC?

October 29th, 2008

MVC Media Poll: Creighton Favored

October 28th, 2008
Missouri Valley ConferenceOMAHA, Neb. -- The Creighton men¹s basketball team is the near-unanimous pick to win the Missouri Valley Conference, according to the preseason poll announced today during the league¹s annual Basketball Media Day. Creighton earned 36 of 39 first-place votes in the survey of league coaches, beat writers, sports information directors and play-by-play men.

Southern Illinois Basketball Preview: #43

October 7th, 2008
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State of '08: Illinois

September 13th, 2008
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Poll: How Many MVC Teams Will Make the NCAA Tournament

September 10th, 2008

Joshua Bone Leaves Southern Illinois

September 8th, 2008
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CARBONDALE, Ill. - Southern Illinois University men's basketball coach Chris Lowery announced Monday that junior guard Joshua Bone has left the program and plans to transfer at the end of fall semester.

"Josh has been an important part of our program the last two years, and we appreciate everything he's done in a Saluki uniform," Lowery said.

Poll: Who is the Best Team in the BracketBuster Pool?

September 8th, 2008