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SIUE, SEMO Square Off Thursday

SIUE, SEMO Square Off Thursday

Complete Game Notes

SIUE (5-14, 0-5 OVC) at
Southeast Missouri (7-13, 2-3 OVC) 
Thu., Jan. 19, 6:30 p.m.
Show Me Center
Cape Girardeau, Missouri

TV: None
Radio: 88-7 the Sound (Joe Pott) 

OPENING TIP
Tonight is the Cougars' sixth Ohio Valley Conference game. SIUE's first OVC win in 2015-16 came in its sixth game. 

SOPHOMORE SEASON 
SIUE Head Coach Jon Harris is in his second season at the helm. The Edwardsville, Illinois, native is 11-36 as the Cougars' head coach. 

LAST TIME
SIUE pushed Murray State to the limit Saturday night, but the Cougars just finished shy of a win in an Ohio Valley Conference men's basketball game at the Vadalabene Center. The Racers defeated the Cougars 67-59 for their fifth win in their last six games. Burak Eslik, Tre Harris, Josh White each scored in double figures. Eslik scored 14 points and snared six rebounds. Harris finished with a team-best 15 points and helped key a second-half rally. White tallied a career-best 13 points and seven rebounds. Brandon Jackson grabbed eight rebounds and supplied five points.SERIES

STUFF
SIUE and Southeast Missouri have met 25 times. The Redhawks are 16-9 in the series. The teams split last year, each winning a road game. The Cougars have won four of the last five in the series. 

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