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Cougars Welcome Skyhawks Saturday

Cougars Welcome Skyhawks Saturday

Complete Game Notes

SIUE (5-21, 0-12 OVC) vs.
UT Martin (17-10, 7-5 OVC) 
Sat., Feb. 11, 1 p.m.
Vadalabene Center
Edwardsville, Illinois 

OPENING TIP
The Cougars have lost 12 straight games, all OVC games. The losses have come by an average of 10.4 points. Four of the losses have come by six of fewer points. 

SECOND SEASON 
SIUE Head Coach Jon Harris is in his second season at the helm. The Edwardsville, Illinois, native is 11-43 as the Cougars' head coach. 

LAST TIME
SIUE couldn't finish what it started Thursday at Vadalabene Center. After a quick start by the Cougars, visiting Southeast Missouri closed faster for a 71-67 victory. Early on, the Cougars possessed the advantage. They led 18-4 as Burak Eslik and Jalen Henry scored nine points apiece in the first 5:30. Henry finished with a game-best 22 points and nine rebounds. Eslik pitched in 18 points. Teammates Keenan Simmons (10 points and seven rebounds) and Christian Ellis (seven points, seven rebounds and six assists) also contributed to the cause.

SERIES STUFF
UT Martin owns a 9-7 lead in the all-time series which dates back to when both teams competed at the Division II level. The Skyhawks edged the Cougars 75-67 in January in Martin, Tennessee, and have won three straight in the series.

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