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CoSIDA Sheet 2002-2003


GENERAL
Name of school: Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
City/Zip: Edwardsville, Illinois 62026
Founded: 1957
Enrollment: 12,400
Nickname: Cougars
School colors: Red and White
Facility: Vadalabene Center
Capacity: 4,000
Affiliation: NCAA Division II
Conference: Great Lakes Valley
Chancellor: Dr. David Werner
Alma Mater, Yr.: Saint Louis `64
Athletics Director: Cindy Jones
Alma Mater, Yr.: Eastern Michigan `69
Athletic Department Phone: 618-650-2871
Ticket Office Phone: 618-650-2871

HISTORY
First year of men's basketball: 1967-68
Overall all-time record: 434-429
No. yrs. in NCAA Tourn./last: 3/1989
Last post-season opponent: Ferris State
Result: W 102-92

SPORTS INFORMATION
Sports Information Director: Eric J. Hess
SID office phone: 618-650-3608
Home phone: 618-656-0510
Assistant SID: Mindy White
Ass't. S.I.D. Office Phone: 618-650-3155
Men's Basketball SID: Eric J. Hess
SID office phone: 618-650-3608
Home phone: 618-656-0510
SID FAX: 618-650-2296
Press Box Phone: 618-650-3608
SID Mailing Address: Box 1129
Edwardsville, IL 62026
Overnight Address: Call First
COACHING STAFF
Head Coach: Jack Margenthaler
Alma Mater, Yr.: Houston `65
Record at school, Yrs.: 105-131 (9 yrs.)
Career Record, Yr.: 326-332 (22 yrs.)
Men's Basketball Office Phone: 618-650-2866
Best time of day to reach coach: 10 a.m.
Assistant Coaches:
Jason Holmes, SIUE `98
Ben Limback
Athletic Trainer: Dan Stephens

TEAM INFORMATION
Overall Record last year: 7-19
Conference record/finish: 4-16 (11th)
Final ranking last year (poll): N/A
Starters returning/lost: 4/1
Letterwinners returning/lost: 6/2

MEDIA INFORMATION
Radio Station: WSIE-FM 88.7
Frank Akers
Campus Box 1773
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1773
618-650-2228

Media Services: Will call or FAX boxscores

TEAM INFORMATION
Starters Returning (R) and Lost (L)
Ht. Yr. Pos. GP-GS PPG RPG
(R)Marty Perry 6-9 Sr. F 26-23 16.3 5.2
(R)Andrew Gajewski 6-4 So. G 22-13 3.6 2.8
(R)Ben Garwitz 5-11 Jr. F 22-17 4.2 2.9
(R)Garrett Thomas 6-6 Jr. G 26-17 11.6 2.5
(L)Nick Hartwig 6-6 --- F/C 26-26 9.3 6.4

Other Key Returnees
Brandon Hilton 6-5 Jr. F 14-0 4.4 3.9
Wes Pickering 6-2 Fr. G Medical Redshirt
Jon Wolf 6-8 Fr. C Medical Redshirt

Key Newcomers
Derrick Fomby 5-11 Jr. G Hazel Crest, Ill.
Ron Heflin 6-8 Jr. F Gary, Ind.
Rob Baumgardner 6-3 Fr. G Madisonville, Ky.
Tim Bauersachs 6-5 Fr. F Coulterville, Ill.
Justin Ward 6-6 Fr. F Moline, Ill.
Chris Salak 6-10 Fr. F Mattoon, Ill.
Brent Mueller 6-8 Fr. C Columbia, Ill.
Willie Lee 6-8 Jr. C Chicago, Ill.
John Essington 6-2 Fr. G Carlyle, Ill.

All-Star Candidates (names only)
Marty Perry

NOTE/CLARIFICATIONS
None
Jones Signs With SIUE
June 18, 2002 Jones Signs With SIUE
UMSL Holds Off Cougars 70-66
February 7, 2002 UMSL Holds Off Cougars 70-66
Bellarmine Outruns Cougars
February 2, 2002 Bellarmine Outruns Cougars
Pumas Outrun Cougars
January 26, 2002 Pumas Outrun Cougars
Sanders' 30 Stops Cougars
January 5, 2002 Sanders' 30 Stops Cougars
SIUE Evens Record at 6-6
December 29, 2001 SIUE Evens Record at 6-6
Incarnate Word Nips SIUE
December 15, 2001 Incarnate Word Nips SIUE
Cougars Topple St. Edward's
December 14, 2001 Cougars Topple St. Edward's
Lewis Powers Past Cougars
December 6, 2001 Lewis Powers Past Cougars
No. 1 KWC Topples Cougars
November 26, 2001 No. 1 KWC Topples Cougars
Delta State Fends Off Cougars
November 20, 2001 Delta State Fends Off Cougars
Midnight Madness
October 8, 2001 Midnight Madness
CoSIDA Sheet 2002-2003
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