Murray St holds onto OVC lead, tops SIU Edwardsville, 75-66

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) -- Jonathan Stark converted 14 of 16 from the free throw line to put up 28 points and Murray State picked up its seventh straight win to maintain at least a share of first place in the Ohio Valley Conference, knocking off SIU Edwardsville, 75-66 on Saturday afternoon.
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13 days ago

Eastern Illinois holds off SIU Edwardsville from line, 78-74

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) -- Montell Goodwin scored 21 points and Muusa Dama and Ray Crossland each added 17 and Eastern Illinois converted 10 of 12 from the free throw line in the final 90 seconds to hold off SIU Edwardsville 78-74 on Thursday night.
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15 days ago

SIU-Edwardsville knocks Jacksonville State out of 3rd, 75-67

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) -- David McFarland scored 15 points, including a dunk to give SIU-Edwardsville a 10-point lead with a minute-and-a-half left to play, and the Cougars knocked Jacksonville State out of a three-way tie for third place in the Ohio Valley Conference with a 75-67 upset victory Saturday afternoon.
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20 days ago

SIUE ends season with 78-59 win over Eastern Illinois

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. -- Burak Eslik scored 22 points and SIU Edwardsville closed out its season by snapping a 15-game losing streak, winning its first conference game of the year 78-59 over Eastern Illinois on Saturday night. The game was also the season finale for Eastern Illinois, as neither team qualified for the Ohio Valley Tournament. Josh White finished with 20 points and Jalen...
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February 25, 2017  |  Discuss

SLU never trails in 72-58 win over SIUE

ST. LOUIS -- Reggie Agbeko and Davell Roby combined for 27 first-half points on Saturday and Saint Louis never trailed in its 72-58 win over SIU Edwardsville.Agbeko tied a career high with 20 points and grabbed nine rebounds, Roby scored 15 with a career-best 11 boards and Mike Crawford scored 15 more, including four three-pointers.Saint Louis (4-7) used a 16-5 run to take a 13-point...
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December 17, 2016  |  Discuss

SIUE suffers 101-83 loss to Southern Illinois

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. -- Sean O'Brien had 22 points and a career-high nine assists as Southern Illinois cruised to a 101-83 victory over SIU Edwardsville on Friday night. O'Brien shot 9 of 11 from the field and grabbed nine rebounds. Mike Rodriguez and Leo Vincent added 20 points apiece for Southern Illinois (2-2), which made 37 of 54 field goals for 69 percent shooting. Tre Harris...
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November 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Tennessee-Martin rolls by SIU Edwardsville, 68-51

MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) Myles Taylor scored 22 points, grabbed 13 rebounds, and Tennessee-Martin pulled away from SIU Edwardsville down the stretch in a 68-51 win on Saturday night. Taylor hit 10 of his 16 shots from the field. Twymond Howard and Jacolby Mobley finished with 14 points for Tennessee-Martin (17-12, 9-5 Ohio Valley), which have won seven straight and is in a first-place...
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February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

SIU-Edwardsville beats Eastern Illinois behind Eslik's 29

CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) Burak Eslik scored 29 points and made all 12 of his free throws to lead Southern Illinois-Edwardsville over Eastern Illinois 72-64 on Saturday night to end a six-game skid. Grant Fiorentinos scored 14 points and Michael Chandler blocked three shots for the Cougars (5-20, 2-11 Ohio Valley Conference), who outrebounded the Panthers 46-25 and shot 41.5 percent...
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February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Illinois Rankings for the Week of Feb. 8

1. Northwestern (16-8, 4-7 Big Ten). Last week: 2 Northwestern ended its five-game losings streak with an easy win against Minnesota. Still in search of a quality win, the Wildcats head to Ohio State on Tuesday.   2. Southern Illinois (18-7, 7-5 MVC). Last week: 1 Southern Illinois is reeling with four straight losses. Once a MVC title contender, the Salukis now need a strong finish...
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February 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Tennessee-Martin beats SIU Edwardsville, 79-62

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) Twymond Howard scored 23 points and Tennessee-Martin pulled away from SIU Edwardsville in the second half in a 79-62 win on Saturday night. Myles Taylor added 17 points and six rebounds and Alex Anderson finished with 14 points for the Skyhawks (13-12, 5-5 Ohio Valley), who have won three straight. Tennessee-Martin shot 60 percent from the field and had...
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February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Murray State cruises past SIU-Edwardsville 70-54

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Bryce Jones scored 16 points and Murray State cruised to a 70-54 victory over SIU-Edwardsville on Saturday night. Jeffery Moss made three 3-pointers and finished with 15 points for Murray State (10-10, 4-3 Ohio Valley). Damarcus Croaker had 12 points and Wayne Langston added 11 for the Racers. Gee McGhee had a game-high eight rebounds and chipped in five points...
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January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Eslik's 21 helps SIU Edwardsville top Eastern Kentucky 67-65

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) Burak Eslik scored 21 points and was perfect on 10 free-throw attempts, Carlos Anderson had 18 points and nine rebounds, and SIU Edwardsville got its first Ohio Valley Conference win Saturday when it topped Eastern Kentucky 67-65. SIU Edwardsville (4-14, 1-5) ended the game on a 5-0 run to snap a seven-game losing streak. Trailing 65-62 with 1:10 remaining...
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January 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Morehead State 70, SIU Edwardsville

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) Anthony Elechi's scored six of his 18 points in overtime, including the go-ahead free throws, and Morehead State withstood Burak Eslik's career-high 40 points to take a 70-67 victory over Southern Illinois-Edwardsville on Thursday night. Eslik scored for SIUE (3-14, 0-5 Ohio Valley) with seven seconds left to send the game into overtime where he scored...
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January 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Illinois Rankings for the Week of Jan. 11

1. Northwestern (14-3, 2-2 Big Ten). Last week: 1 After getting upset at home by Ohio State, Northwestern hit the road Saturday and blew out Minnesota. The Wildcats should be favored in both of this week’s home matchups against Wisconsin and Penn State.   2. Northern Illinois (13-2, 2-0 MAC). Last week: 3 Northern Illinois defeated Ohio and Eastern Michigan to begin MAC play, stretching...
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January 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Tennessee State holds off SIU Edwardsville 63-60

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tahjere McCall converted a 3-point play and Xavier Richards tipped in a missed shot, both in the final minute, and Tennessee State won its third straight to open Ohio Valley Conference play, beating Southern Illinois Edwardsville, 63-60 Saturday night. Tennessee State led by two at intermission and extended the lead to as many as 12 points after Marcus Roper...
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January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Butler cruises to 89-73 win over SIU-Edwardsville

INDIANAPOLIS -- Kellen Dunham matched a career high with 32 points as Butler cruised past SIU-Edwardsville in the second half to post an 89-73 win Saturday.Dunham knocked down 10 of 15 shots from the field, including 5 of 8 from beyond the arc to match his career high set as a sophomore against Washington State in the Old Spice Classic. Tyler Wideman added 13 points and Roosevelt...
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November 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Eastern Illinois snaps 3-game skid, 57-54 over SIUE

CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) Trae Anderson converted a three-point play with 27.6 seconds left and Eastern Illinois held on to beat SIU-Edwardsville 57-54 on Saturday. Eastern Illinois (13-9, 7-3 Ohio Valley) led 55-54 after Anderson's free throw and pressured SIU-Edwardsville's Donivine Stewart into a turnover with 4.8 seconds left. Cornell Johnston made two more free throws with 2.4...
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January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

SIU-Edwardsville clips Austin Peay, 69-65

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) Kris Davis scored 18 points on 6 of 12 shooting from the field to lead SIU-Edwardsville to a 69-65 victory over Austin Peay on Thursday night. Davis' 18 point effort ties him with Kenny Stanley for sixth on the SIU-Edwardsville all-time scoring list with 1,171 points. With SIU-Edwardsville leading 62-59 with 3:09 remaining, Donivine Stewart made a driving...
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January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Ultra Early Illinois Basketball Rankings for the 2014-15 Season

1. Illinois Key losses: Joseph Bertrand, Jon Ekey Key returners: Rayvonte Rice, Tracy Abrams, Nnanna Egwu, Kendrick Nunn, Malcolm Hill, Jaylon Tate Key additions: Aaron Cosby, Ahmad Starks, Darius Paul, Leron Black, Michael Finke Illinois should return to the NCAA Tournament in 2014-15. The Fighting Illini return point guard Tracy Abrams, leading scorer Rayvonte Rice and post presence...
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April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

SIU-Edwardsville 61, Morehead St. 53

Mark Yelovich scored 20 points and Corey Wickware had 19 as SIU Edwardsville defeated Morehead State 61-53 Thursday night to snap a six-game losing streak. Yelovich hit 10 of his 11 shots, helping the Cougars (6-14, 4-7 Ohio Valley) shoot 54 percent from the floor. Kris Davis added 12 points for SIUE. Morehead State (12-12, 5-5), which had won three straight, got 16 points from...
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February 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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