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Slow start dooms SIUE against SIUC

By   /  December 4, 2014  /  Men's Basketball, SIUE, Sports  /  No Comments

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EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – SIUE connected on 78.9 percent of its shots in the second half Wednesday, but it wasn’t enough to overcome a slow start. The Cougars fell to SIU Carbondale 79-67 in front of 3,508 in nonconference men’s basketball at the Vadalabene Center. “Our guys had some jitters,” SIUE Head Coach Lennox Forrester said. […]

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Doors open early for Wednesday’s SIUE-SIU Carbondale basketball tilt

By   /  December 2, 2014  /  Men's Basketball, SIUE, Sports  /  No Comments

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EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – The doors will be open 90 minutes before tip-off time for Wednesday’s men’s basketball game between the SIUE Cougars and the SIU Carbondale Salukis. Game time is 7:05 p.m. and will be shown live on FOX Sports Midwest. Tickets are still available for general admission seating at $15 per ticket by calling […]

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SIUE comeback falls short at OVC Tournament

By   /  March 5, 2014  /  Men's Basketball, SIUE, Sports  /  No Comments

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Southern Illinois University Edwardsville junior Kris Davis scored a game-high 19 points Wednesday night, but it wasn’t enough as Tennessee Tech fought off a Cougar comeback for a 74-67 victory over SIUE in the first round of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament at Municipal Auditorium. SIUE ends the season at 11-20. Tennessee Tech improved to 17-15 […]

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Cougars fall On Senior Night, prepare for OVC Tourney

By   /  March 2, 2014  /  Men's Basketball, SIUE, Sports  /  No Comments

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OVC Tournament Bracket EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – Ray Lester finished senior night with his first career double-double and fellow seniors Tim Johnson and Christian Salecich combined for 17 points and three three-pointers Saturday, but it wasn’t enough. Eastern Illinois defeated SIUE 78-74 in the final game of the regular season for both teams. SIUE and EIU will move on to next week’s Ohio […]

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Belmont snaps Cougars winning streak

By   /  February 27, 2014  /  Men's Basketball, SIUE, Sports  /  No Comments

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EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – For the first time in nearly two months, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville men’s basketball was defeated on its home floor. The Cougars fell to Belmont 94-75 Wednesday in Ohio Valley Conference action at the Vadalabene Center. The loss snapped a six-game home winning streak for the Cougars, who fell to 7-8 in OVC play […]

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SIUE basketball announces time changes for Saturday games

By   /  February 26, 2014  /  Men's Basketball, SIUE, Sports, Women's Basketball  /  No Comments

Kris Davis / Photo by SIUE Sports Information

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville has announced the adjustment of game times for Saturday’s men’s and women’s basketball games at the Vadalabene Center. The women’s game against Eastern Illinois will tip off at 1 p.m. The men’s game, also against Eastern Illinois, will tip at 5:05 p.m. The games were adjusted to accommodate FOX Sports Midwest, […]

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Tigers topple Cougars in Nashville

By   /  February 20, 2014  /  Men's Basketball, SIUE, Sports  /  No Comments

Kris Davis / Photo by SIUE Sports Information

Nashville – Southern Illinois University Edwardsville dropped a 66-61 decision to Tennessee State Thursday night in Ohio Valley Conference men’s basketball at the Gentry Center. The loss dropped SIUE to 7-7 in the OVC, and prevented the Cougars from officially clinching a bid to the OVC Tournament.  SIUE dropped to 11-17 overall. Tennessee State improved to 4-24 […]

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2nd place Cougars win at Austin Peay

By   /  February 16, 2014  /  Men's Basketball, SIUE, Sports  /  No Comments

Donivine Stewart / Photo by SIUE Sports Information

Seven players scored at least eight points Saturday night, and all nine Southern Illinois University Edwardsville players scored at least a point, as Cougar men’s basketball came away with a convincing 83-68 road win over Austin Peay in Ohio Valley Conference play at the Dunn Center. “Our guys played fantastic basketball on both ends,” SIUE Head Coach […]

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Cougars fall at Murray State

By   /  February 13, 2014  /  Men's Basketball, SIUE, Sports  /  No Comments

Rozell Nunn / Photo by SIUE Sports Information

Murray State used a 13-2 run over the final 3:33 seconds of the first half Thursday to build an 11-point halftime lead and held on for an 82-72 win over Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in Ohio Valley Conference men’s basketball at the CFSB Center. The loss drops SIUE to 6-6 in OVC play and 10-16 overall. The […]

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Stewart, Davis lead Cougars past Skyhawks

By   /  February 8, 2014  /  Men's Basketball, SIUE, Sports  /  No Comments

Donivine Stewart / Photo by SIUE Sports Information

Donivine Stewart scored a career-high 24 points Saturday to lead Southern Illinois University Edwardsville to its sixth consecutive home win, an 84-78 victory over the University of Tennessee Martin in Ohio Valley Conference play at the Vadalabene Center. The win moved the Cougars to 6-5 in the OVC and into second place in the West Division, one-half game […]

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Overtime thriller gives Cougars fifth straight home win

By   /  February 7, 2014  /  Men's Basketball, SIUE, Sports  /  No Comments

Rozell Nunn / Photo by SIUE Sports Information

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville drained 13 3-pointers Thursday and five SIUE players scored in double figures as SIUE outlasted Southeast Missouri 93-88 in overtime in Ohio Valley Conference basketball at Vadalabene Center. “This is a great win for us,” SIUE Head Coach Lennox Forrester said. “Any time you can get a win against a team as dangerous and […]

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Cougars drop OVC contest at Eastern Illinois

By   /  February 1, 2014  /  Men's Basketball, SIUE, Sports  /  No Comments

Ray Lester / Photo by SIUE Sports Information

Eastern Illinois University freshman Jake Verhagen knocked down 3-point baskets on back-to-back possessions late in the second half Saturday to vault the Panthers to a 76-70 win over Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in Ohio Valley Conference men’s basketball at Lantz Arena. The loss snapped a two-game winning streak for the Cougars, who had won four of their […]

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Cougars down Pioneers 77-48

By   /  January 30, 2014  /  Men's Basketball, SIUE, Sports  /  No Comments

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Soutthern Illinois University Edwardsville men’s basketball won its fourth consecutive home game Wednesday, defeating Crowley’s Ridge 77-48 in nonconference action at the Vadalabene Center The Cougars improved to 8-14 overall. Crowley’s Ridge dropped to 9-10. After a shaky start, which saw the Pioneers go up by five (8-3), the Cougars rebounded with a 19-2 run […]

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Cougars even OVC record with victory over UT Martin

By   /  January 26, 2014  /  Men's Basketball, SIUE, Sports  /  No Comments

Kris Davis / Photo by SIUE Sports Information

Four Southern Illinois University Edwardsville players scored in double figures, and the Cougars combined to shoot 61.2 percent from the field en route to their first road win of the year, an 87-82 win over the University of Tennessee Martin in Ohio Valley Conference action at Skyhawk Arena. “I am thrilled for our guys that they were […]

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Cougar comeback falls short at SEMO

By   /  January 24, 2014  /  Men's Basketball, SIUE, Sports  /  No Comments

Keaton Jackson / Photo by SIUE Sports Information

For the second time in as many road games, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville men’s basketball had a second half-comeback fall short, falling at Southeast Missouri State 82-78 in Ohio Valley Conference basketball at the Show Me Center. “I thought our guys put forth a great effort,” SIUE Head Coach Lennox Forrester said. “What I am disappointed in […]

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Cougars hand Racers first OVC loss

By   /  January 18, 2014  /  Men's Basketball, SIUE, Sports  /  No Comments

Christian Salecich / Photo by SIUE Sports Information

Rozell Nunn and Christian Salecich combined for 31 points, and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville men’s basketball held Murray State to a season-low 60 points in a 67-60 Ohio Valley Conference win Saturday in front of 2,787 at the Vadalabene Center. SIUE dealt Murray State its first OVC loss of the season, while improving to 3-3 in league play and 6-13 […]

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Late run pushes Cougars past Governors

By   /  January 17, 2014  /  Men's Basketball, SIUE, Sports  /  No Comments

Rozell Nunn / Photo by SIUE Sports Information

Keaton Jackson’s defensive rebound and subsequent pair of free throws with five seconds left completed a 13-1 run by SIUE men’s basketball and sealed a 71-67 Ohio Valley Conference victory over visiting Austin Peay Thursday at Vadalabene Center. The win moves the Cougars to 2-3 in OVC play and 5-13 overall. Austin Peay dropped to 8-10 and […]

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SIUE men’s basketball part of Coaches v. Cancer Thursday

By   /  January 16, 2014  /  Men's Basketball, SIUE, Sports  /  No Comments

SIUE men’s basketball will participate in the annual Coaches vs. Cancer initiative Thursday when the team plays host to Ohio Valley Conference foe Austin Peay. Coaches vs. Cancer is a joint initiative between the National Association of Basketball Coaches and the American Cancer Society. Cougar coaches will promote awareness by wearing sneakers with their suits, […]

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Tennessee Tech tames Cougars

By   /  January 11, 2014  /  Men's Basketball, SIUE, Sports  /  No Comments

Kris Davis / Photo by SIUE Sports Information

Down by as many as 21 points Saturday, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville men’s basketball mounted a furious comeback attempt, only to come up short, falling 64-63 to Tennessee Tech in Ohio Valley Conference action at the Eblen Center. After a layup by Donivine Stewart got the Cougars within one, 64-63, with 20 seconds left, Tennessee Tech’s Shirmane Thomas was […]

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Gamecocks top Cougars in OVC battle

By   /  January 10, 2014  /  Men's Basketball, SIUE, Sports  /  No Comments

Donivine Stewart / Photo by SIUE Sports Information

Jacksonville State overcame a seven-point second half deficit to score a come-from-behind 62-51 win over Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in Ohio Valley Conference basketball Thursday at Pete Mathews Coliseum. SIUE drops to 4-12 overall and 1-2 in the OVC with the loss. The Gamecocks improved to 8-11 overall and 2-2 in the OVC. Cougar point guard Donivine Stewart led […]

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