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SIUE Wraps Road Trip with Eagles

SIUE Wraps Road Trip with Eagles

Complete Game Notes
Series History vs. Morehead State

SIUE Cougars (5-9, 1-2 OVC) 
vs. Morehead State Eagles (4-10, 0-3 OVC)
Sat., Jan. 6, 3:15 p.m. CT
Johnson Arena (6,500)
Morehead, Kentucky
 
TV: None 
Radio: 887 the Sound (Joe Pott)
Live Video: OVCDigitalNetwork.com
Live Stats: SIUEStats.com
Live Audio: SIUECougarNetwork.com
 
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 17-55 overall. 
 
TONIGHT
SIUE continues Ohio Valley Conference play and a five-game road trip this week. The Cougars have a 31-68 record in six previous seasons in the league.  
 
LAST TIME
Senior Jalen Henry poured in a career-high 35 points Thursday to lead SIUE to its first Ohio Valley Conference win of the year, an 85-82 triumph on the road at Eastern Kentucky. SIUE led wire-to-wire en route to improving to 5-9 overall and 1-2 in the OVC. For the game, SIUE was 30-53 (56.6 percent) from the field and 9-17 (52.9 percent) from three-point range. The Cougars twice held lead of 12 points. SIUE led 81-71 with 1:49 to play before EKU (6-10, 0-3) made a furious comeback attempt. The Colonels scored nine straight points over the next 1:02 on two three-pointers by Dillon Avare and another by Nick Mayo. SIUE made four free throws over the final 40 seconds to secure the win.
SIUE's Winning Streak Snapped
December 22, 2017 SIUE's Winning Streak Snapped
Kinchen Earns Second OVC Honor
December 11, 2017 Kinchen Earns Second OVC Honor
Road Trip Concludes at IUPUI
December 5, 2017 Road Trip Concludes at IUPUI
Salukis Shoot Past Cougars
November 29, 2017 Salukis Shoot Past Cougars
Cougars Face Salukis Wednesday
November 28, 2017 Cougars Face Salukis Wednesday
Kinchen Honored by the OVC
November 20, 2017 Kinchen Honored by the OVC