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Cougars Host Panthers in Key OVC Contest

Cougars Host Panthers in Key OVC Contest

Complete Game Notes
Series History vs. Eastern Illinois

SIUE Cougars (8-15, 4-8 OVC) 
vs. Eastern Illinois Panthers (8-15, 4-8 OVC)
Thu., Feb. 8, 7:00 p.m.
Vadalabene Center (4,000)
Edwardsville, Illinois
 
TV: None
Radio: 887 the Sound (Joe Pott, Colin Suhre)
Live Video: OVCDigitalNetwork.com
Live Stats: SIUEStats.com
Live Audio: SIUECougarNetwork.com
 
FACULTY/STAFF DISCOUNT AVAILABLE
SIUE faculty and staff can receive up to four FREE tickets to Thursday's game. Additional tickets are available for just $5.00!
 
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, under Naismith Hall of Famer Harry Gallatin. Members of the team were recognized during Saturday's game. 
 
THIRD SEASON 
SIUE Head Coach Jon Harris is in his third season at the helm of the Cougars. The native of Edwardsville, Illinois, is 20-61 overall. 
 
TONIGHT
SIUE is seeking its second straight win over EIU after a victory to close last season. The Cougars are 4-6 at home and 2-4 in Ohio Valley Conference home games. 
 
LAST TIME
The SIUE Cougars led from start to finish and delighted an Alumni Day crowd of 1,507 by toppling Jacksonville State 75-67 on Saturday afternoon at the Vadalabene Center. David McFarland scored a team-high 15 points, Keenan Simmons punched in a season-best 14 points and Jalen Henry contributed 13 points and seven rebounds for SIUE, which saluted its Golden Anniversary team at halftime. The Cougars took opened with a 6-0 lead, shooting ahead 33-16 at one point and owned a 38-30 halftime advantage. Jacksonville State closed to within 43-40 early in the second half, but SIUE wouldn't let the Gamecocks snare the lead.
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McFarland Garners OVC Award
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SIUE's Winning Streak Snapped
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Kinchen Earns Second OVC Honor
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Road Trip Concludes at IUPUI
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Kinchen Honored by the OVC
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