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S. Illinois edges Loyola of Chicago 81-76 in OT

Jalen Pendleton had a steal and made two free throws with 6 seconds left in overtime to secure an 81-76 win for Southern Illinois against Loyola of Chicago on Saturday. Anthony Beane's jumper with 23 seconds left broke a tie at 76 before Pendleton's critical steal. Desmar Jackson added a free throw with 1 second left. The Salukis reached OT when freshman Tyler Smithpeters...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Southern Illinois 81, Loyola 76 OT

Photo: Loyola Athletics Loyola Chicago’s road struggles continued Saturday with an overtime loss at Southern Illinois (8-15, 4-6 MVC), 81-76. The Ramblers (8-14, 3-7) are now 0-10 in true road games this season. With this loss, Loyola drops to a three-way tie for last place in the Missouri Valley with Drake and Evansville. Loyola controlled the first half, taking a lead as large...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Loyola Looks for Season’s First Road Win at Southern Illinois

Photo: Fernando Salazar | The Wichita Eagle The road has not been kind to Loyola Chicago (8-13, 3-6 MVC) this season. The Ramblers are 0-9 in true road games and 1-1 on neutral sites. Saturday, they will try to reverse the script at Southern Illinois (7-15, 3-6 MVC). The Salukis are coming off a surprising win against second-place Indiana State. They led the Sycamores essentially...
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January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Loyola-Southern Illinois Jan. 8

Photo: Loyola Athletics Loyola Chicago fell to 1-2 in Missouri Valley play, 6-9 overall, with a 71-67 loss at home to Southern Illinois (5-11, 1-2 MVC) on Wednesday night. The Salukis have had a rough go as of late, both on and off the court. Not only had they lost seven of their last nine games entering Wednesday, but on their return home from Illinois State on Sunday their bus...
Via The Catch and Shoot
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Southern Illinois beats Loyola of Chicago 71-67

Desmar Jackson scored a career-high 31 points as Southern Illinois pushed past Loyola of Chicago in the final seconds to win 71-67 on Wednesday night. Southern Illinois (5-11, 1-2 Missouri Valley Conference) trailed 67-65 after a Jeff White layup and two free throws from Christian Thomas put Loyola ahead. The Salukis tied up the score with 58 seconds to play, and Jalen Pendleton...
Via AP on Fox
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Loyola Eyes Second Straight Victory Against Southern Illinois

Photo: Loyola Athletics Loyola Chicago (6-8, 1-1 MVC) is looking to string together back-to-back wins for the second time this season. The Ramblers are coming off a commanding, 89-57 victory against Missouri State, and they will host the Southern Illinois Salukis (4-11, 0-2 MVC) tonight. The Salukis lost their first two Missouri Valley Conference games of the year to Wichita State...
Via The Catch and Shoot
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Southern Illinois cruises by Missouri S&T 96-74

Desmar Jackson scored 24 points and pulled down 10 rebounds as Southern Illinois cruised over Missouri Science & Technology 96-74 on Thursday night. Southern Illinois (1-3) pulled away in the second half, outscoring Missouri S&T 60-45 after leading by seven at the break. The Salukis got to the basket often, scoring 60 points in the paint compared with 34 for the Miners...
Via AP on Fox
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Recap: Saint Louis holds off Southern Illinois 76-67

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) Mike McCall Jr. tied a career high with 19 points and Saint Louis held off a late charge from Southern Illinois on Saturday night to hang on 76-67. Dwayne Evans scored eight points as a part of a 10-3 Saint Louis run to lead 72-64 lead with 1:25 to go. Saint Louis (3-0) never trailed in the second half and had its largest lead of the game at 57-47 with 10:45...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

S. Illinois 72, Green Bay 70

T.J. Lindsay scored 14 points, leading four players in double figures, to give Southern Illinois a 72-70 comeback win over Green Bay on Saturday night. Anthony Beane Jr. scored 13 points, and Dantiel Daniels had 12. Desmar Jackson had 11 points and seven rebounds for the Salukis (5-1). Green Bay led 41-37 at halftime in a game with 12 lead changes. Southern Illinois made 21 points...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Two Saluki MBB players facing charges

Courtesy: Southern Illinois University CARBONDALE, Ill. - Southern Illinois University men's basketball head coach Barry Hinson announced today that junior guards Desmar Jackson and Diamond Taylor have pending charges for misdemeanor theft of a bicycle. Jackson is also facing charges related to two minor traffic violations. Hinson said disciplinary measures would be handled...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
August 03, 2012  |  Discuss

S. Illinois 80, SIU-Edwardsville 57

Diamond Taylor hit three 3-pointers and scored 14 points Monday night to pace Southern Illinois past Southern Illinois-Edwardsville 80-57. T.J. Lindsay added 13 points for the Salukis (3-5), who won their second in a row. Dantiel Daniels scored 12 points, with Mamadou Seck and Davante Drinkard hitting 10 apiece. Kris Davis paced the Cougars (2-7) with 21 points, and Jerome Jones...
Via AP on Fox
December 19, 2011  |  Discuss

S. Illinois downed by Saint Louis

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) -- Brian Conklin scored 14 points and Saint Louis held Southern Illinois to just eight field goals Tuesday night, beating the Salukis 61-42. The Billikens (2-0) made 15 shots in the first half alone, in 28 attempts, in building a 37-15 lead at the break. Saint Louis' biggest lead was 27 points early in the second half. Cody Ellis had 11 points and Kyle...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
November 16, 2011  |  Discuss

Billikens get first road test against Southern Illinois

By Jase Bandelow ST LOUIS- Rick Majerus has a message for Kwamain Mitchell: relax. Playing his first game in over a year, Mitchell appeared a bit rusty and went just 3-for-13 from the field in the Billikens 71-37 demolishing on Tennessee State on Friday. You could see where he was kind of pressing, Rick Majerus said in Fridays post game debriefing, Its hard to be off a year....
Via Fox Sports Midwest
November 15, 2011  |  Discuss
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