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PREVIEW: Cougars Take on OVC's Eastern Kentucky

Nov. 16, 2010

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Game #3
SIUE (0-2) at
Eastern Kentucky (1-2)
Wed., Nov. 17, 2010
7:30 p.m. ET
Richmond, Ky.

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THE SERIES
Series Record: First Meeting
Last Meeting: N/A
First Meeting: N/A
Record at SIUE: N/A
Record at EKU: N/A
Neutral: N/A
Largest SIUE win: N/A
Largest EKU win: N/A
Current Streak: N/A

TODAY'S OPPONENT
Eastern Kentucky is opening its home season tonight. The Colonels opened the season at the Nick Kladis Classic at Loyola (Ill.). The Colonels dropped their first two games at the tournament before defeating Indiana State 64-59 Sunday in overtime.

VERSUS THE OVC
The Cougars are 1-6 against Ohio Valley Conference opponents under Head Coach Lennox Forrester. The lone win came December 31, 2008-a 70-69 win at Southeast Missouri.

BIG NIGHT FOR BUNDALO
With 14 points and 11 rebounds, senior Nikola Bundalo recorded the third double-double of his career in Friday's game against IPFW.

TOUGH SCHEDULE
The 2010-2011 season schedule features five games against teams that finished last season in among the top 100 in the RPI.

MORE ON THE SCHEDULE
Though not officially playing a full conference schedule, SIUE will play nine games against Ohio Valley Conference schools, including six home contests. The Cougars play home-and-home series with OVC opponents Eastern Kentucky, Murray State and Tennessee Tech. UT Martin, Morehead State and Southeast Missouri all play games at the Vadalabene Center this year.

TOURNAMENT TESTED
The Cougars will play in a regular season tournament for the third consecutive year. This year SIUE will take part in the Las Vegas Classic December 17-23. SIUE travels to Indiana and Northern Iowa for the first two games of the tournament before heading to Las Vegas for the fi nal two games.

TOURNAMENT CHAMPS
SIUE won its fi rst Division I era tournament last season, claiming the Drake Hy-Vee Classic in December. The Cougars defeated tournamenthost Drake in the semifi nals before knocking off Texas-Arlington in the championship game.

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