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Cougars Play Host to Bruins in OVC Home Opener

Cougars Play Host to Bruins in OVC Home Opener

Complete Game Notes

Series History vs. Belmont

SIUE Cougars (6-9, 2-2 OVC) 
vs. Belmont Bruins (11-6, 3-1 OVC)
Thu., Jan. 11, 7 p.m.
Vadalabene Center (4,000)
Edwardsville, Illinois
 
TV: FOX Sports Midwest (Scott Warmann, Joe Pott) 
Radio: 887 the Sound (Brad Barnes, Colin Suhre)
Live Video: foxsportsgo.com, OVCDigitalNetwork.com
Live Stats: SIUEStats.com
Live Audio: SIUECougarNetwork.com
 
FREE T-SHIRTS!
The first 500 fans will receive a free SIUE basketball t-shirt courtesy of Scott Credit Union.
 
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 18-55 overall. 
 
TONIGHT
Following a five-game road swing, SIUE opens its OVC home season tonight. In six previous seasons, the Cougars have a 22-26 record in OVC games at Vadalabene Center.  
 
LAST TIME
Four SIUE players scored in double figures Saturday to lead SIUE men's basketball to its first-ever win at Morehead State. The Cougars upended the Eagles 70-65. Jalen Henry's fourth double-double of the season of 16 points and 11 rebounds paced the Cougars. Jaylen McCoy followed with 14 points. David McFarland scored 12 points. Daniel Kinchen added 10 points and a game and a career-high eight assists. Christian Ellis added four points, seven rebounds and seven assists. Bradon Jackson scored six points. The 65 points allowed by the Cougars is a season low. SIUE buried eight first-half three-pointers on its way to a 14-point lead at the break.
Cougars Fall on Senior Night
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Cougar Comeback Falls Short
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McFarland Garners OVC Award
January 22, 2018 McFarland Garners OVC Award
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
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Salukis Shoot Past Cougars
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Cougars Face Salukis Wednesday
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Kinchen Honored by the OVC
November 20, 2017 Kinchen Honored by the OVC