Salukis claim first win over a ranked opponent since 2008.
Game will be broadcast on both Comcast Chicago and locally on WSIU.
WSIU will televise the game locally at 7 p.m.
First ESPN network visit to SIU Arena since Northeastern game on Nov. 16, 2010.
Braves closed game on a 13-4 run.
Played double-figure minutes in seven-straight games to end the season...Missed two games (versus Drake and at Illinois State) with a hip pointer.
Did not play during the fall semester, missing six games, in order to focus on academics...Also missed the last 10 games with a foot injury...Had a career-high 12-point outing at Bradley on Jan. 4, in which he made 6-of-7 shot attempts.
Played in every game except the season opener at Illinois...Started six games due to an injury to Gene Teague...Made his first-career start on Jan. 1 vs. UNI and scored as season-high five points in 26 minutes...Had a career-best five rebounds in 10 minutes vs. Bradley.
Averaged 14.6 points, 13.9 rebounds and 3.9 blocks per game in 2009-10, but missed the majority of the season -- all but eight games -- due to a broken foot.
Son of Orlando and Kim Drinkard...Father was tragically killed in an automobile accident when Davante was in high school...Orlando Drinkard had worked his way up from driver to owner of an Atlanta trucking company...Has two brothers and one sister...Born in Toccoa, Ga. on April 11, 1992.