Latest Southern Illinois Salukis men's basketball News

No. 20 Loyola cruises to 73-49 win over Southern Illinois

Mar. 05, 2021 15:56 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Freshman Jacob Hutson had 13 points and Lucas Williamson and Braden Norris each added 11 and No. 20 Loyola earned a 73-49 win over Southern Illinois on Friday in the quarterfinals of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament. Loyola (22-4) opened the...

Harvey's 24 lifts S. Illinois past Bradley 73-63 in MVC

Mar. 04, 2021 20:33 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ben Harvey had a season-high 24 points as ninth-seeded Southern Illinois got past eighth-seeded Bradley 73-63 in the first round of the Missouri Valley Conference Tourney on Thursday. The Salukis face top-seeded and 20th-ranked Loyola Chicago in the...

Wood, Belmont beat SIU-Edwardsville 78-61 in OVC tourney

Mar. 04, 2021 13:32 PM EST

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — JaCobi Wood came off the bench to score 19 points to carry No. 1 seed Belmont to a 78-61 win over Southern Illinois-Edwardsville in the first round of the Ohio Valley Conference Tourney on Wednesday night. Wood shot 4 for 6 on 3-pointers. ...

Wright lifts SIU-Edwardsville over UT Martin 66-53

Feb. 25, 2021 20:38 PM EST

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Shamar Wright scored 17 points as Southern Illinois-Edwardsville defeated UT Martin 66-53 on Thursday. Lamar Wright and Mike Adewunmi added 16 points each for the Cougars. Wright had 10 rebounds and four blocks, while Adewunmi posted nine rebounds. He had seven...

Broome leads Morehead St. over SIU-Edwardsville 56-48

Feb. 22, 2021 21:57 PM EST

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Johni Broome had 23 points and 13 rebounds as Morehead State beat Southern Illinois-Edwardsville 56-48 on Monday. Skyelar Potter had 14 points and 12 rebounds for Morehead State (18-7, 15-3 Ohio Valley Conference). The 15 league wins ties a...

Jones scores 21 to lift S. Illinois past Valparaiso 67-64

Feb. 22, 2021 21:23 PM EST

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Lance Jones had 21 points as Southern Illinois narrowly defeated Valparaiso 67-64 on Monday night. Trent Brown made two free throws with eight seconds left to give Southern Illinois a six-point lead before Sigurd Lorange capped it at the other...

Ognacevic' late 3 leads Valparaiso over S. Illinois 66-65

Feb. 21, 2021 19:37 PM EST

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Jacob Ognacevic scored 15 points off the bench and Valparaiso survived a late turnover to defeat Southern Illinois 66-65 on Sunday. Donovan Clay had 15 points for Valparaiso (9-15, 6-9 Missouri Valley Conference). Zion Morgan added eight points...

Brown lifts Murray St. over SIU-Edwardsville 89-62

Feb. 20, 2021 22:47 PM EST

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Tevin Brown had a season-high 29 points as Murray State easily defeated Southern Illinois-Edwardsville 89-62 on Saturday night. Brown shot 9 for 12 from the field, including 7 of 9 on 3-pointers. Justice Hill had 14 points for...

Taylor leads Austin Peay over SIU-Edwardsville 79-57

Feb. 18, 2021 23:27 PM EST

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Terry Taylor scored 22 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as Austin Peay rolled past Southern Illinois-Edwardsville 79-57 on Thursday night. The double-double was Taylor's seventh in a row and 18th of the season. Mike Peake...

Prim scores 29 to lead Missouri St. past S. Illinois 68-53

Feb. 17, 2021 23:39 PM EST

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Gaige Prim had a career-high 29 points, 21 rebounds and six assists as Missouri State beat Southern Illinois 68-53 on Wednesday night. Demarcus Sharp had 10 points and seven rebounds for Missouri State (15-5, 11-5 Missouri Valley Conference),...