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2008 BracketBusters Participants (Home/Away)

September 5th, 2008
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Southern Illinois Basketball Schedule: 2008-09

August 28th, 2008

CARBONDALE, Ill. - The Southern Illinois University men's basketball team will play in at least two national tournaments this season, one of which potentially includes a trip to Madison Square Garden in New York City.

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Charleston Classic Matchups Announced

August 27th, 2008

ESPN Regional Television announced today the schedule of matchups for the inaugural Charleston Classic, set for Nov. 14-16 at the new Carolina First Center in Charleston, S.C.

The event will include 12 games in three days, with six games being broadcast on CSS. The Southern Conference, based in Spartanburg, S.C., will serve as the event's sponsoring conference.

SIU Officially Adds Former Iowa G Tony Freeman

June 2nd, 2008

CARBONDALE, Ill. - Former Iowa guard Tony Freeman has transferred to Southern Illinois, Saluki men's basketball coach Chris Lowery announced Monday.

2008 NIT Capsule: Southern Illinois

March 16th, 2008

Southern Illinois Salukis

Missouri Valley Conference (17-14, 11-7)

Seed: #4


RPI: 62

Poll: Most Disappointing Team of 2007?

December 26th, 2007

SIU Falls to Western Michigan

December 19th, 2007

KALAMAZOO, Mich. - Southern Illinois slipped even deeper into the scoring funk that has strangled the team's offense and led to five losses in the past six games. Western Michigan was the benefactor of SIU's offensive misery this time, winning, 57-41, Tuesday night and holding the Salukis to their lowest point total in 21 years.

SIU Blows Lead in Saint Louis

December 16th, 2007

ST. LOUIS - In a stunning turnaround, Southern Illinois went scoreless in the final four minutes of the game, allowing Saint Louis to turn an eight-point deficit into a five-point victory, 56-51, Saturday at the Scottrade Center.

The Salukis (4-4) seemed to have the game under control when Matt Shaw hit a 3-pointer with 4:17 left in the contest to put Southern ahead, 51-43. Little did SIU know it would not score again, missing its last five shots and turning the ball over four times.

Three Stars of the Day: December 12th

December 12th, 2007
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Three Stars of The Day


We handpick the best performances of the day, whether it be stat lines that make you drool, or clutch performances.  Either way, its our way of showing the love: