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Cougars Play Final Nonconference Contest Friday

Cougars Play Final Nonconference Contest Friday
 
SIUE Cougars (4-6, 0-0 OVC) 
vs. Central Michigan Chippewas (9-2, 0-0 WAC)
Fri., Dec. 22, 6 p.m. CT
McGuirk Arena (5,300)
Mt. Pleasant, Michigan
 
TV: None
Radio: 88-7 the Sound (Joe Pott)
Live Video: ESPN3
GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY
The 2017-18 season marks the 50th season of SIUE men's basketball. The men's basketball program began with the 1967-68 season, the first of three under the late Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer Harry Gallatin.
 
THIRD SEASON 
SIUE Head Coach Jon Harris is in his third season at the helm of the Cougars. The native of Edwardsville, Illinois, is 16-52 overall. 
 
LAST TIME
Four SIUE players scored in double figures as the Cougars continued their winning ways Tuesday with an 88-76 victory over Chicago State at Vadalabene Center. The win was the third consecutive victory for SIUE. Christian Ellis and Jalen Henry both scored 19 points to pace SIUE, which made 32 of 53 shots (60.4 percent) and produced its most points of the season. Ellis matched a career-high in points and also equaled one with eight assists. Jaylen McCoy punched in a season-best 17 points, Daniel Kinchen contributed 15 points, while Keenan Simmons collected eight points, six of them on dunks. He also blocked seven shots. McCoy made 5 of 6 shots, including 4 of 5 from three-point land.
 
SERIES STUFF
Central Michigan has won each of the two meetings with SIUE. The Chippewas won the most recent meeting, 94-61 in 2014. 
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