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Cougars Begin Two-Game Swing in Tennessee

Cougars Begin Two-Game Swing in Tennessee

Complete Game Notes

Series History vs. Tennessee State

SIUE Cougars (7-12, 3-5 OVC) 
vs. Tennessee State Tigers (8-11, 3-5 OVC)
Thu., Jan. 25, 7:30 p.m.
Gentry Center (9,100)
Nashville, Tennessee
 
TV: None
Radio: 887 the Sound (Joe Pott)
Live Video: OVCDigitalNetwork.com
Live Stats: SIUEStats.com
Live Audio: SIUECougarNetwork.com
 
GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY
The 2017-18 season marks the 50th season of SIUE men's basketball. The men's basketball program began with the 1967-68 season, the first of three under the late Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer Harry Gallatin.
 
THIRD SEASON 
SIUE Head Coach Jon Harris is in his third season at the helm of the Cougars. The native of Edwardsville, Illinois, is 19-58 overall. 
 
TONIGHT
SIUE returns to the road, where it is 4-7 overall this year and 2-2 in the Ohio Valley Conference. The Cougars have won two straight road games. 
 
LAST TIME
SIUE came up one shot shy and one point short in its narrow loss to UT Martin on Saturday. The Skyhawks fended off the Cougars 70-69. Daniel Kinchen's shot just before the buzzer wouldn't go in and the Skyhawks escaped win their win.
SIUE led 45-42 in a free-wheeling first half that featured 31 field goals, 14 of them from 3-point range. The Cougars and Skyhawks combined for 31-for-55 shooting overall. SIUE owned its largest lead at 37-29 with 4:50 remaining in the half. Jalen Henry scored a team-high 21 points and collected five rebounds and four assists. McFarland punched in 18 points, 15 on five first-half 3-pointers.
 
SERIES STUFF
The Tigers own a 7-2 edge in the all-time series and are 4-0 against SIUE in Nashville. The Cougars won the first meeting this year, two weeks ago in Edwardsville. This season marks the first time the two have faced each other twice in a season. 
Cougars Fall on Senior Night
February 22, 2018 Cougars Fall on Senior Night
Cougar Comeback Falls Short
February 8, 2018 Cougar Comeback Falls Short
McFarland Garners OVC Award
January 22, 2018 McFarland Garners OVC Award
SIUE's Winning Streak Snapped
December 22, 2017 SIUE's Winning Streak Snapped
Kinchen Earns Second OVC Honor
December 11, 2017 Kinchen Earns Second OVC Honor
Road Trip Concludes at IUPUI
December 5, 2017 Road Trip Concludes at IUPUI
Salukis Shoot Past Cougars
November 29, 2017 Salukis Shoot Past Cougars
Cougars Face Salukis Wednesday
November 28, 2017 Cougars Face Salukis Wednesday
Kinchen Honored by the OVC
November 20, 2017 Kinchen Honored by the OVC