We've reached the midway point in the conference season and teams are battling for seeding at the conference tournament, plus potential post-season berths.
Four games into the season, Southern Illinois freshman guard Deion Lavender was shaking his head and wondering how long it was going to take to get up to speed at the college level?
Southern Illinois junior center Ibby Djimde grew up in the west-African city of Bamako, Mali -- a place where the average high temperature ranges between 90 and 100 degrees -- in a country that lies in the southern half of the Sahara desert.
Southern Illinois freshman forward Jordan Caroline has made the transition to college basketball look easy.
Mario Moccia's tenure as Director of Athletics comes to a close tomorrow. He did more to transform Saluki Athletics during his eight-plus years as AD than any of his predecessors, with the possible exception of Hall of Famer Donald Boydston, who during the 1960s was also a transformational figure.