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    Dec. 19, 2013

    CARBONDALE, Ill. - In conjunction with the Southern Illinoisan and sponsored by the SIU Credit Union, Saluki Athletics is proud to announce the All-Century Men's Basketball team. Fans cast their vote on-line at SIUSalukis.com throughout the month of November and the first week of December to help select a team of 25 players and four coaches spanning the 100 years of Saluki Basketball (1914-2013). Team members will be recognized at a dinner on Feb. 7 and introduced during halftime of the game versus Missouri State on Feb. 8.

    PLAYERS

    Wayne Abrams, 1977-80
    Played in 109 career games in four seasons...1,426 points (15th)...557 rebounds (18th)...465 assists (2nd)...Second-Team All-MVC (1978-80)...1 NCAA Tournament (Sweet 16)...Saluki Hall of Fame.

    Ashraf Amaya, 1990-93
    Played in 128 games in four seasons...1,864 points (4th)...1,137 rebounds (2nd)...158 blocks (3rd)...MVC Player of the Year (1992)...Defensive Player of the Year (1992-93)...First-Team All-MVC (1991-93)...1 NCAA Tournament...3 NITs...Saluki Hall of Fame...2 seasons in NBA.

    Darren Brooks, 2001-05
    Played in 134 career games in four seasons...1,761 points (5th)...673 rebounds (12th)...410 assists (4th)...136 steals (1st)...MVC Player of the Year (2004-05)...MVC Defensive Player of the Year (2004-05)...First-Team All-MVC (2004-05)...4 NCAA Tournaments, 1 Sweet 16...Saluki Hall of Fame.

    Seymour Bryson, 1956-59
    Played in 100 career games in four seasons...1,529 points (9th)...1,244 rebounds (1st)...First-Team All-IIAC (1957)...Second-Team All-IIAC (1958)...1 Small-College NCAA Tournament...1 NAIA Tournament...Saluki Hall of Fame.

    Chris Carr, 1993-95
    Played in 93 career games in three seasons...1,251 points (22nd)...539 rebounds (20th)...MVC Player of the Year (1995)...First-Team All-MVC (1995)...3 NCAA Tournaments...Saluki Hall of Fame...8 seasons in NBA.

    Jermaine Dearman, 2000-03
    Played in 130 career games in four seasons...1,446 points (12th)...802 rebounds (8th)...Second-Team All-MVC (2003)...2 NCAA Tournaments (1 Sweet 16), 1 NIT.


     

     

    Randal Falker, 2005-08
    Played in 137 career games in four seasons...1,315 points (21st)...905 rebounds (6th)...195 blocks (1st)...MVC Defensive Player of the Year (2007)...First-Team All-MVC (2007-08)...3 NCAA Tournaments (1 Sweet 16), 1 NIT.

    Walt Frazier, 1965, 67
    Played in 50 career games in two seasons...884 points...531 rebounds (22nd)...17.7 ppg (8th)...NIT Championship (1967)...1 Small-College NCAA Tournament (1965)...All-American (1967)...Saluki Hall of Fame...13 seasons in NBA.

    Dick Garrett, 1967-69
    Played in 74 career games in three seasons...1,337 points (20th)...18.1 ppg (6th)...2 NITs (1 NIT Championship)...Saluki Hall of Fame...5 seasons in NBA.

    Mike Glenn, 1974-77
    Played in 104 career games in four seasons...1,878 points (3rd)... 334 assists (10th)...18.1 ppg (7th)...All-American (1977)...Academic All-American (1976-77)...MVC Player of the Year (1976)...First-Team All-MVC (1976-77)...NCAA Sweet 16 (1977)...Saluki Hall of Fame...10 seasons in NBA.

    Shane Hawkins, 1995-98
    Played in 120 career games in four seasons...1,384 points (16th), 435 assists (3rd), 314 3FG (1st), 39.0 percent 3FG (9th)...MVC All-Newcomer team (1995)...1 NCAA Tournament.

    Nate Hawthorne, 1971-73
    Played in 75 games in three seasons...1,001 points (41st)...523 rebounds (24th)...Saluki Hall of Fame...3 seasons in NBA.

    Troy Hudson, 1996-97
    Played in 55 career games in two seasons...1,164 points (28th)...21.2 ppg (3rd)...227 3FG (3rd)...Second-Team All-MVC (1997)...Saluki Hall of Fame...11 seasons in NBA.

    Joe C. Meriweather, 1973-75
    Played in 78 career games in three seasons...1,536 points (8th)...1,005 rebounds (3rd)...19.7 ppg (4th)...2.10 blocks per game (1st)...All-American (1975)...Saluki Hall of Fame...1 NIT...11 seasons in NBA.

    Steve Middleton, 1986-89
    Played in 93 games in four seasons...1,710 points (6th)...240 assists (20)...106 steals (13th)...38.9 percent 3FG percentage (12th)...First-Team All-MVC (1987-88)...Saluki Hall of Fame.

    Tom Millikin, 1949-52, 54
    Played in 88 games in five seasons...1,092 points (31st)...IIAC Most Valuable Player (1950)...First-Team All-IIAC (1950-51)...Saluki Hall of Fame.

    Bryan Mullins, 2006-09
    Played in 122 games in 4 seasons...944 points...509 assists (1st)...2.08 steals per game (1st)...127 3FG (11th)...39.0 percent 3FG (11th)...MVC Defensive Player of the Year (2008-09)...Second-Team All-MVC (2008)...Academic All-American (2008-09)...1 NCAA (Sweet 16), 1 NIT.

    Matt Shaw, 2005-08
    Played in 136 games in 4 seasons...1,363 points (17th)...741 rebounds (9th)...121 3FG (13th)...294 FTs (16th)...3 NCAA Tournaments (1 Sweet 16), 1 NIT.

    Rick Shipley, 1988-91
    Played in 127 games in four seasons...1,359 points (18th)...983 rebounds (5th)...Second-Team All-MVC (1991)...3 NITs...Saluki Hall of Fame.

    Greg Starrick, 1970-72
    Played in 65 career games in three seasons...1,428 points (14th)...22.0 ppg (2nd)...90 percent FT percentage (1st)...328 FTs (8th)...All-Midwestern Conference (1971)...Saluki Hall of Fame.

    Jamaal Tatum, 2004-07
    Played in 131 games in four seasons...1,667 points (7th)...309 assists (13th)...220 3FG (4th)...MVC Player of the Year (2007)...First-Team All-MVC (2007)...Second-Team All-MVC (2005)...Academic All-American (2007)...4 NCAA Tournaments, 1 Sweet 16...Saluki Hall of Fame.

    Marcus Timmons, 1992-95
    Played in 125 games in four seasons...1,434 points ( 13th)...999 rebounds (4th)...343 assists (9th)...123 blocks (4th)...211 steals (3rd)...MVC Defensive Player of the Year (1995)...First-Team All-MVC (1995)...3 NCAA Tournaments, 1 NIT...Saluki Hall of Fame.

    Charlie Vaughn, 1959-62
    Played in 85 career games in three seasons...2,088 points (1st)...666 rebounds (13th)...All-American (1961)...IIAC Most Valuable Player (1960)...2 Small-College NCAA Tournaments...1 NAIA Tournament...Saluki Hall of Fame...6 seasons in NBA.

    Kent Williams, 2000-03
    Played in 130 career games in four seasons...2,012 points (2nd), 352 assists (8th)...249 3FG made (2nd)....392 3FG percentage (8th)...2 First-Team All-MVC (2002-03)...1 Second-Team All-MVC (2001)...2 NCAA Tournaments, 1 Sweet 16...1 NIT...Saluki Hall of Fame.

    Gary Wilson, 1976-79
    Played in 108 career games in four seasons...1,513 points (10th)...841 rebounds (7th)...99 blocks (6th)...First-Team All-MVC (1978)...Second-Team All-MVC (1979)...1 NCAA Tournament (Sweet 16)...Saluki Hall of Fame.

    HEAD COACHES

    Jack Hartman, 1963-70
    142-64 (.689) overall record in 8 seasons, 4 Small-College NCAA Tournaments, 2 NITs, 1 NIT Championship

    Rich Herrin, 1986-98
    225-174 (.563) overall record in 13 seasons, 3 NCAA Tournaments, 4 NITs, 2 MVC regular-season titles, 3 MVC Tournament titles, MVC Coach of the Year (1990)

    Chris Lowery, 2005-12
    137-93 (.596) overall record in 8 seasons, 3 NCAA Tournaments, 1 Sweet 16...3 NCAA Tournament wins -- most in school history, 1 NIT, 2 MVC regular-season titles, 1 MVC Tournament title, MVC Coach of the Year (2005, 2007)...Salukis nationally ranked for 11 weeks.

    Bruce Weber, 1999-2003
    103-54 (.656) overall record in 5 seasons...2 NCAA Tournaments (1 Sweet 16), 2-2 in NCAA Tournament, 1 NIT, 2 MVC regular-season titles, MVC Coach of the Year (2003)...Salukis nationally ranked for 1 week.

    Saturday, Nov 1
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    Men's Basketball Carbondale, Ill. 7:05 PM
    Saturday, Nov 8
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    Men's Basketball Carbondale, Ill. 3:05 PM
    Saturday, Nov 15
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    Men's Basketball St. Louis, Mo. 7:00 PM
    Tuesday, Nov 18
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    Men's Basketball Nashville, Tenn. 7:00 PM
    Friday, Nov 21
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    Men's Basketball Kent, Ohio 6:30 PM
    Saturday, Nov 22
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    Men's Basketball Kent, Ohio 4:00 PM
    Sunday, Nov 23
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    Men's Basketball Kent, Ohio 12:00 PM
    Saturday, Nov 29
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    Men's Basketball Carbondale, Ill. 3:05 PM
    Wednesday, Dec 3
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    Men's Basketball Edwardsville, Ill. 7:00 PM
    Saturday, Dec 6
    SPORT LOCATION TIME MEDIA
    Men's Basketball Carbondale, Ill. 7:35 PM
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