SIUE (1-5) at
Oregon State (2-1)
Tue., Nov. 26, 10 p.m. (CT)
TV: PAC-12 Network
Radio: 88.7 FM WSIE
Tonight's game is the final of four straight road games for SIUE.
The Portland State Tournament was the fifth in-season tournament that SIUE has participated in since beginning Division I play in 2008.The Cougars opened the Division I era with an appearance in the inaugural Charleston Classic in 2008. SIUE's first Division I win, over Western Michigan, came at the tournament. In 2009, SIUE won the Drake Hy Vee Classic in Des Moines, Iowa. In 2010, the Cougars claimed the tournament title at the IBN Las Vegas Classic. In 2011, SIUE went 0-2 at the Cancun Challenge.
SIUE went 0-3 at the Portland State Tournament. The three losses came by a combined nine points.
SIUE has never faced Oregon State in men's basketball.
NEW OPPONENTS PART II
SIUE has not faced a PAC-12 opponent. Oregon State is the first. This trip marks the first time SIUE has faced an Oregon-based opponent.
Tonight's game marks the fourth consecutive road game for the Cougars. Four of SIUE's next six games are away from Edwardsville.