Saluki Basketball Promotions Calendar



     

    Promotion(s)

    Men's Basketball 
    vs. Kent State

    Nov. 18
    7:00 PM

    » Faculty & Staff Appreciation Night
    SIU faculty & staff are encouraged to join us for free admission! Allow us to thank you for all of your hard work and dedication to our university! 
    Additional tickets for friends and family can be purchased at a
    discounted rate. Please contact the Saluki ticketing office at 877-Salukis

    » Coat Drive
    Saluki Athletics and the Carbondale Police Department have teamed up for Coats for Kids. Help us collect used or gently used coats from area youth ages one-to-eleven years old. All donations benefit the Carbondale Police Department's Community Christmas Store. 

    Men's Basketball 
    vs. Oakland

    Nov. 24 
    7:00 PM

    » Thanksgiving Food Drive
    Donate three non-perishable food items and receive a coupon for $5 off a future Saluki Basketball game this season. All donations will benefit the Good Samaritan House of Carbondale. 

    » Coat Drive
    Saluki Athletics and the Carbondale Police Department have teamed up for Coats for Kids. Help us collect used or gently used coats from area youth ages one-to-eleven years old. All donations benefit the Carbondale Police Department's Community Christmas Store. 

    Women's 
    Basketball vs. Tennessee-Martin


    Nov. 25

    6:00 PM

    » Thanksgiving Food Drive
    Donate three non-perishable food items and receive a coupon for $2 off a future Saluki Women's Basketball game this season. All donations will benefit the Good Samaritan House of Carbondale. 

    » Coat Drive
    Saluki Athletics and the Carbondale Police Department have teamed up for Coats for Kids. Help us collect used or gently used coats from area youth ages one-to-eleven years old. All donations benefit the Carbondale Police Department's Community Christmas Store. 

    » Toys for Tots
    Help us collect toys for area children this holiday season! Donation bins will be on display at both concourse areas. Let's help out area children this holiday season! 

    Women's
    Basketball vs. SIUE

    Fri., Dec. 4
    12:00 PM

    » Field Trip Day
    Area schools are invited our to SIU Arena to cheer on the Salukis. Tickets are FREE for all schools that wish to participate. There will also be $1 concession items available. Please contact Saluki Marketing at (618) 453-5153 for more information.

    Men's
    Basketball vs. SEMO

    Dec. 2
    7:00 PM

    » Marion Day
    All Marion, Illinois residents can attend the game for a special ticket price of just $10! Saluki fans from Marion are asked to present proof of address, which can be a driver's license or piece of mail. Fans can get their tickets at the Marion City Hall, the Marion Chamber of Commerce and the Marion Elks Club. Want group tickets? Call Travis Holtkamp at (618) 453-8714 to reserve a spot for your group! 

    » Wounded Warrior Game
    It's the Seventh Annual Wounded Warriors Game. Special activities will include Presentation of Colors and halftime recognition of wounded warriors from Southern Illinois University and Fort Campbell, Ky., as well as World War II, Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan veterans. Also, any Marion Veteran will receive free admission to this game. Please present your Military ID upon entry (The SIU Military Appreciation Game will take place on Jan. 12)

    » Coat Drive | Final Collection Date
    Saluki Athletics and the Carbondale Police Department have teamed up for Coats for Kids. Help us collect used or gently used coats from area youth ages one-to-eleven years old. All donations benefit the Carbondale Police Department's Community Christmas Store. 

    » Border Battle Game
    When SEMO comes to Carbondale, it's the Border Battle. Come out and cheer on the Salukis as they host the Redhawks in a bragging right's battle for the east or west side of the Mississippi River. 

    Men's
    Basketball vs SIUE

    Dec. 9

    7:00 PM

    » Rivalry Match | Pack the House
    It's the battle for Southern Illinois! Which team will hold bragging rights as the best basketball team for another year?

    » Toys for Tots
    Help us collect toys for area children this holiday season! Donation bins will be on display at both concourse areas. Let's help out area children this holiday season! 

    Women's
    Basketball vs. Morehead State

    Dec. 12
    3:00 PM

    » Ugly Sweater Game
    It's that time of year to don your ugly holiday sweater and head to SIU Arena. Fans participating will have a chance to win prizes and be shown on the video board.

    » Toys for Tots
    Help us collect toys for area children this holiday season! Donation bins will be on display at both concourse areas. Let's help out area children this holiday season! 

    » Camp Reunion Game
    Summer camp participants are invited back to SIU Arena to catch the Salukis in action. Special invitations will be send in the mail to all summer campers. 

    » Carbondale Chamber Day
    Special game packages are available to Carbondale Chamber Members! These packages include tickets, food, and a concourse table to advertise your business at both the men's and women's game on this date.

    » SASF Appreciation Night
    All SASF (Saluki AthleticScholarship Fund) members are invited to the Old National Bank Lounge for socializing and complimentary finger foods.

    Men's
    Basketball vs. North Texas

    Dec. 12

    7:00 PM

    » Hoops for the Holidays
    Saluki Athletics invites fans to purchase specially discounted $10 tickets that will be donated to local charities and allow under privileged fans an opportunity to attend a Saluki game. Please call Travis Holtkamp at (618) 453-8714 or email him at Tholtkamp@siu.edu to take part in the program. 

    » Toys for Tots
    Help us collect toys for area children this holiday season! Donation bins will be on display at both concourse areas. Let's help out area children this holiday season! 

    » Carbondale Chamber Day
    Special game packages are available to Carbondale Chamber Members! These packages include tickets, food, and a concourse table to advertise your business at both the men's and women's game on this date.  

    » Ugly Sweater Game
    It's that time of year to don your ugly holiday sweater and head to SIU Arena. Fans participating will have a chance to win prizes and be shown on the video board.

    » SASF Appreciation Night
    All SASF (Saluki AthleticScholarship Fund) members are invited to the Old National Bank Lounge for socializing and complimentary finger foods.

    Women's
    Basketball vs. Marshall

    Dec. 28
    2:00 PM

    » Final Non-Conference Home Game
    Dec. 28 marks the final non-conference game of the schedule for the Salukis. Bring out your family and friends for the holiday match-up.

    Men's
    Basketball
    vs. Northern Iowa

    Jan. 2  
    7:00 PM

    » Special Olympics Night
    Regional athletes can get a special ticket discount and group rate! Saluki Athletics is a proud to support regional athletes and special olympic events. Call Travis Holtkamp at (618) 453-8714 to reserve your tickets. Please call prior to the day of the game. 

    » Holiday Ticket Special 
    $10 tickets! $10 tickets! $10 tickets! Fans can purchase a lower bowl bleacher ticket for just $10 during winter break. Call 877-Salukis to get your tickets today, and make sure to ask about the group ticket rate and mini plans!

    Women's Basketball vs. Bradley

    Jan. 8
    6:00 PM

    » Black Out Cancer Game (Wear Black!)

    On January 8th, the Southern Illinois Salukis Women's basketball team will be on the court wearing special black Under Armor jerseys for the Saluki's BLACK OUT CANCER GAME. This game is a way for Saluki fans near and far to raise funds to get involved in the Saluki's Women's Basketball Team. Through your help, the Salukis are able to continue the work of the SIH Cancer Institute, which opened in March of 2015, and has been able to help many local cancer patients recieve quality care while being able to be close to family and friends! You can make all the difference.

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    Men's
    Basketball
    vs. Wichita State


    Jan. 9

    3:00 PM  

    » Stuff the Stands in Maroon!
    Put on that Saluki maroon and get to SIU Arena as we look to blanket the stands in maroon and take down the Shockers.

    » Future Farmers of America Night
    It's the Future Farmers of America Night at Saluki Arena. Future students and agriculture majors will be in attendance. There will be FFA related concourse activities and in-game promotions. Call Travis Holtkamp to reserve your spot or see how you can get involved on game day. Call Travis at (618) 453-8714 or email him at Tholtkamp@siu.edu

    » Fellowship of Christian Athletes Game
    (Click Here for the Flyer to Reserve Tickets)
    Each season Saluki Athletics hosts a Fellowship of Christian Athletes game. Area participants are encouraged to come out and enjoy some Saluki Basketball. A special ticket price is available to individuals and groups! To reserve your tickets or space for your group, contact Travis Holtkamp at 
    (618) 453-8714 or email him at Tholtkamp@siu.edu

    » Holiday Ticket Special
    $10 tickets! $10 tickets! $10 tickets! Fans can purchase a lower bowl bleacher ticket for just $10 during winter break. Call 877-Salukis to get your tickets today, and make sure to ask about the group ticket rate!

    Women's Basketball vs. Loyola

    Jan. 10

    2:00 PM

    » Youth Basketball Teams get in for $2
    Youth basketball teams can get tickets for just $2 a person!Call 877-Salukis to get your tickets or with questions!

    » Jr. Salukis Invitation
    The Junior Salukis are invited to come out and cheer on the Dawgs in conference play! Rally towels will be available to members in the east lobby prior to the game. 

    Men's Basketball
    vs. Illinois State

    Jan. 12
    7:00 PM

    » Military Appreciation Game
    Help us honor our military service men and women! All military, both veterans and those in active duty will receive free admission into the game by presenting their military ID. Military members may also purchase additional tickets for family for just $10! There will be a series of in-game recognitions, special guests and local services on display on the concourse. Please join us and help us honor those who protect our freedoms!

    »  Rivalry Match 
    It's a battle for the state of Illinois between these two conference foes. Both teams will be battling for top spots in the conference. Help us give our team the home court advantage by filling the arena and cheering the Dawgs on!

    » Coal Miners Appreciation Night
    (Click Here for the Flyer to Reserve Tickets)
    Carbondale is home to a large group of miners and Saluki Athletics wants to extend our thanks to these folks for all their hard work as well as their impact on our economies. Coal Miner Appreciation Night brings discounted and affordable group ticket rates! Call Travis Holtkamp at 
    (618) 453-8714 or email him at Tholtkamp@siu.edu to reserve your spot today! 

    » Holiday Ticket Special
    $10 tickets! $10 tickets! $10 tickets! Fans can purchase a lower bowl bleacher ticket for just $10 during winter break. Call 877-Salukis to get your tickets today, and make sure to ask about the group ticket rate!

    Women's Basketball vs. Evansville

    Jan. 16
    2:00 PM

    » 618 Community Game = $2 tickets
    Anyone who lives in the 618 area code can get a $2 ticket to the game. Please provide a driver's liscence or other proof of residency at the door. 

    » Scout Game
    Regional Boy & Girl Scouts are encouraged to attend the game and can take advantage of special ticket prices and group rates! Call Travis Holtkamp at (618) 453-8714 or email him at Tholtkamp@siu.edu to reserve your spot today! 

    »Faculty & Staff Appreciation
    SIU  faculty & staff are encouraged to join us for free admission! Allow us to thank you for all of your hard work and dedication to Southern Illinois University!

    Additional tickets for family and friends can be purchased at a discounted rate. Please contact the Saluki ticketing office at 877-Salukis

    Men's
    Basketball
    vs. Indiana State


    Jan. 20
    7:00 PM

    » The Blizzard Game | White Out
    Fans are encouraged to wear white as we look to fill the stands in snowstorm fashion! It's the first home game as students return to campus following winter break. Wear white and let's storm out Indiana State.   

    Men's Basketball
    vs. Evansville

    Jan. 28
    7:00 PM  

    » Coaches vs. Cancer
    The Coaches vs. Cancer program empowers coaches, their teams, and communities to join the fight against cancer by participating in awareness efforts, advocacy programs, and fundraising activities. The Saluki Coaching staff will be wearing their sneakers to support awareness.

    » Roll Banners
    The first 500 fans in the doors will receive a special State Farm rollabana! Rollabanas will be distributed in both lobbies. Fan sure to flash them and wave them high to cheer on the team and to be featured on the video board.

    Women's Basketball vs. Indiana State

    Jan. 29

    6:00 PM

    » Military Appreciation Game
    Help us honor our military service men and women! All military, both veterans and those in active duty will receive free admission into the game by presenting their military ID. Military members may also purchase additional tickets for family for just $2! There will be a series of in-game recogtions, special guests and local services on display on the concourse. Please join us and help us honor those who protect our freedoms!

    Women's Basketball vs. Illinois State

    Jan. 31
    2:00 PM

    » Pack the House for Pink

    Men's Basketball
    vs. Loyola

    Feb. 6
    7:00 PM

    » Black Out Cancer Game (Wear Black!)
    On Feb. 6, the Southern Illinois Salukis Men’s Basketball team will be on the court wearing special black Under Armour jerseys for the Salukis Blackout Cancer game. These games are a way for Saluki fans across the country and people in the community get involved in helping the southern Illinois basketball teams raise funds to continue the work of the SIH Cancer Institute which opened in March 2015. Cancer patients throughout southern Illinois are able to receive quality cancer care while staying close to family and friends. You can make all the difference!


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    Scout Night
    Regional Boy & Girl Scouts are encouraged to attend the game and can take advantage of special ticket prices and group rates! Call Travis Holtkamp at (618) 453-8714 or email him at Tholtkamp@siu.edu to reserve your spot today!

    Girl Scouts Group Flyer (Click Here for the Flyer to Reserve Tickets)
     Boy Scouts Group Flyer (Click Here for the Flyer to Reserve Tickets) 

    » Rotary Club Night
    Are you a member of a local or regional Rotary Club? Then this deal is for you! Call Travis Holtkamp at (618) 453-8714 or email him at Tholtkamp@siu.edu to take advantage of a special ticket deal as well as a recognition.

    (Click Here for the Flyer to Reserve Tickets)

    Men's Basketball
    vs. Drake

    Feb. 13
    3:00 PM

    »  Hall of Fame Game
    It's the Hall of Fame Game on Feb. 13! Be there to help us welcome back to campus the 2016 Inductee class. See who's entering the Saluki Hall of Fame: CLICK HERE

    » K9 Crew At Halftime
    You don't want to miss this! The K9 Crew will be performing during halftime. 

    The "K9 Crew Trick Dog Show" is the ultimate high-energy canine thrill show. See what you can expect by CLICKING HERE

    » Faith & Family Day
    Special Ticket rates are available to members of the group. Call Travis Holtkamp at (618) 453-8714 or email him at Tholtkamp@siu.edu to reserve your spot today! 

    (Click Here for the Flyer to Reserve Tickets)

    » Rally Towels 
    Time to Pack SIU Arena and get loud! The first fans to enter the doors will receive a free rally towel compliment of Fox Sports Midwest. Come early and get ready to rally as one against Drake! 

    Men's Basketball
    vs. Bradley

    Feb. 17 
    7:00 PM

    » Fusion Dance Group to Perform at Halftime
    The Registered Student Organization, Fusion Dance Group will be performing at Halftime! Don't miss this group's high energy and coordinated performance that will only be featured during this game.

    » Local Unions Night
    Are you a member of a regional Union? Then we want to thank you by offering discounted admission to the game as well as a special group rate for you and your co-workers. Call Travis Holtkamp at (618) 453-8714 or email him at Tholtkamp@siu.edu to reserve your spot and see what benefits you'll receive by attending. 

    (Click Here for the Flyer to Reserve Tickets)

    » Carterville Chamber Day
    Are you from the Carterville Area? Want to have a great night out and help local charities? Then take advantage of the Carterville Chamber Day Game. Carterville residents can pick up tickets at the Chamber of Commerce. Contact Jan Campbell at (618) 985.6942 or email at Jan@cartervillechamber.com

    (Click Here for the Flyer to Reserve Tickets)

    Women's Basketball vs. Missouri State

    Feb. 19

    6:00 PM

    » FCA Night
    Each year SIU hosts a FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) game. Areas participants are encouraged to come out and enjoy some Saluki basketball. Special ticket prices are available for individuals and groups. To reserve your ticket for you or your group, contact Travis Holtkamp at (618) 453-8714 or by email at Tholtkamp@siu.edu

    » PACK THE HOUSE!
    It's a battle between two of the top teams in the Missouri Valley Conference! As both teams near the end of conference play, the overall Conference race will get tighter and tighter. Doors will open at 5 p.m. Come out to help the Salukis get the W.

    » Donate Life
    Saluki Women's Basketball and Saluki Athletics are proud to promote Donate Life. Donate Life spreads awareness surrounding organ donations. You can register to become an organ donor on the concourse during the game. Special events will occur during the game as well. Wear green to support this endeavor and learn more here: Learn More About Donate Life

    Women's Basketball vs. Wichita State

    Feb. 21
    2:00 PM

    » Stuff the Stands in Maroon
    Make sure to put on your Saluki maroon for this MVC showdown! Special prizes and giveaways will go out to the fans wearing Maroon! 

    Men's Basketball
    vs. Missouri State


    Feb. 27
    7:00 PM
    » Senior Day
    It will be both the final home game of the season and the final home game of our Senior's careers as Salukis. Come out to send-off Anthony Beane, Ibby Djimde, and Deng Leek in Saluki fashion and thank them for their careers as Dawgs. Once a Saluki, Always a Saluki!

    » SIJHSAA Night
    Members and participants of the Southern Illinois Junior High School Athletic Association are invited to attend the final game of the year. A special ticket and group rate is available to these members. Please contact Travis Holtkamp at (618) 
    453-8714 or email him at Tholtkamp@siu.edu to order your tickets (please order before the day of the game). 

    (Click Here for the Flyer to Reserve Tickets)
    Women's Basketball vs. Northern Iowa

    Mar. 3

    6:00 PM
    » White Out Game
    Fans are encouraged to wear white to the game! Put on your Saluki apparel and come out to support the team as they battle Northern Iowa!
    Women's Basketball vs. Drake

    Mar. 5
    2:00 PM

    » Senior Day
    It will be both the final home game of the season and the final home game of our Senior's careers as Salukis. Come out to send-off Cartaesha Macklin, Dyana Pierre, Azia Washington, and Blair Stephenson in Saluki fashion and thank them for their careers as Dawgs. Once a Saluki, Always a Saluki!

    » Sibs & Kids Day at SIU Arena

    Sibs & Kids Day is an all day campus event! You and your family can register to take advantage of all the activities including women's basketball, baseball & Softball. Your registration covers your admission to all of the Saluki Athletics events on March 5, you will just need to show your wristband at the door for your tickets. 
    Sign up by clicking Here!



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