Southern Illinois Rumors & News

  • No. 11 Louisville makes quick work of SIU

    The Sports Xchange "LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- No. 11 Louisville wasted no time in blitzing Southern Illinois 74-51 on Wednesday night at the KFC Yum! Center. The Cardinals (8-1) scored the first 13 points and ultimately got 15 points from senior center Mangok Mathiang and 12 points and 12 rebounds from sophomore..." December 07

  • Minnesota holds Southern Illinois in check

    The Sports Xchange "In a game widely expected to be a high-scoring affair, Minnesota held Southern Illinois scoreless for a long stretch in each half to claim a 57-45 non-conference victory on Friday night at Williams Arena. Freshman guard Amir Coffey's 13 points and sophomore guard Dupree McBrayer's 11 points..." November 25

  • Razorbacks roll past Salukis

    The Sports Xchange "Dusty Hannahs had the hot hand to help Arkansas beat Southern Illinois 90-65 Monday night in the Golden Gopher Showcase at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville, Ark. Hannahs scored 19 points for Arkansas (2-0). He made 5 of 7 field-goal attempts, including 5 of 6 from 3-point range. Hannahs..." November 14

  • Johnson updates status of grad transfer Bola Olaniyan

    247 Sports "Alabama head men’s basketball coach Avery Johnson updated the status of the potential final piece to the Crimson Tide’s roster puzzle for the upcoming 2016-17 hoops season when he appeared on Tide 102.9 FM’s Inside the Locker Room with former Alabama head coach Wimp Sanderson and his son, Barry,..." August 23

  • Former Southern Illinois center Olaniyan heading to Alabama

    The Score "Alabama picked up a late transfer to bolster its frontcourt Monday night. Former Southern Illinois center Bola Olaniyan told Jeff Goodman of ESPN that he will be joining the Crimson Tide for his final year of eligibility." August 16