SIUE (5-19, 0-10 OVC) vs.
Jacksonville State (14-11, 6-4 OVC)
Sat., Feb. 4, 4 p.m.
TV: FOX Sports Midwest (Scott Warmann, Joe Pott)
Radio: 88-7 the Sound (T.J. Weber)
The Cougars have lost 10 straight games, all OVC games. The losses have come by an average of 11 points. Three of the losses have come by six of fewer points.
SIUE Head Coach Jon Harris is in his second season at the helm. The Edwardsville, Illinois, native is 11-41 as the Cougars' head coach.
SIUE men's basketball dropped a 92-69 decision to Ohio Valley Conference-leading Belmont Monday night in Nashville, Tennessee. Belmont shot 61.5 percent (32-52) from the field and connected on seven three-pointers. Three SIUE players scored in double figures, led by Burak Eslik's 18 points. He was 4-12 from the field, including 2-4 from beyond the arc and 8-8 at the free throw line. Christian Ellis tied his career high in scoring with 16 points. He added four assists, three steals and no turnovers. Jalen Henry scored 16 points and added seven rebounds.
Jacksonville State holds a 4-2 edge in the all-time series. The Cougars have won two of three games played at SIUE.