Feb 04, 2002
February 4, 2002|
The SIUE men's basketball team begins its final homestand of the season Thursday when it entertains Southern Indiana (17-5, 10-4 GLVC) in a 7:30 p.m. game.
SIUE (7-14, 3-12 GLVC) meets Missouri-St. Louis (7-12, 3-11 GLVC) on Saturday. The Cougars' final home game of the season will be Feb. 16, a homecoming matchup against Lewis (15-5, 10-4 GLVC).
Coach Jack Margenthaler and his team hold a four-game losing streak going into the week. The Cougars are just one game out of eighth place and a trip to the Great Lakes Valley Conference Tournament. SIUE has five games left on the schedule.
Ron Heflin (Gary, Ind.) and Wes Pickering (Springfield, Mo.) both have scored double digits in each of their last six games. Heflin has been the team's leading scorer in three of his last four games.