Alabama has signed graduate transfer forward Bola Olaniyan from Southern Illinois.
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Spoke to Southern Illinois coach Barry Hinson -- who told ESPN that Bola Olaniyan, who will head to Alabama as a grad transfer, has been released with official transcript and cleared from registrar and bursar. Olaniyan averaged 7.8 points and 8.8 boards last season for Salukis.
Jeremy Morgan scored 18 points and Northern Iowa made six free throws in the last 28 seconds to defeat Southern Illinois 66-60 in the quarterfinals of the Missouri Valley tournament on Thursday.
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Anthony Beane scored 19 points, Leo Vincent added 17 and Southern Illinois rallied to a 78-68 win over Missouri State on Saturday night.
Paris Lee made four 3-pointers, had four assists and finished with a career-high 21 points to lead Illinois State to a 73-59 win over Southern Illinois on Wednesday night, ensuring the Redbirds a
D.J. Balentine scored 27 points and Evansville beat Southern Illinois 83-71 on Saturday to move into a second-place tie in the Missouri Valley Conference.
Sean O'Brien had 24 points including a pair of key baskets in the final 5:10 to help Southern Illinois hold off Bradley 71-59 on Wednesday night.
Anthony Beane scored 31 points and Southern Illinois pulled away midway through the first half and cruised to a 75-60 victory over Drake on Saturday.
Anthony Beane hit five 3-pointers and finished with 31 points, and Tyler Smithpeters scored 16, hitting 4 of 6 from behind the arc, to help Southern Illinois beat Indiana State 85-78 Wednesday ni
Montel James scored 18 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Loyola of Chicago rolled to a 73-59 victory over Southern Illinois on Saturday night.
Fred VanVleet had 12 points and 11 assists to lead No. 21 Wichita State past Southern Illinois 76-55 on Wednesday night.
Bennett Koch scored 22 points with 11 rebounds -- both career highs -- and Northern Iowa knocked off Southern Illinois 67-58 on Sunday.
D.J. Balentine and Mislav Brzoja each scored 25 points, a career high for Brzoja, and Evansville beat Southern Illinois 85-78 in overtime Thursday night.
Bola Olaniyan scored a career-high 17 points and Southern Illinois beat Missouri State 80-65 on Sunday.
Leo Vincent scored 18 points off the bench as Southern Illinois beat Indiana State 79-66 on Wednesday night.
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Anthony Beane scored 26 points, Bola Olaniyan had 11 points and 14 rebounds and Southern Illinois beat Drake 81-76 on Sunday to remain unbeaten on the road.
Leo Vincent scored a career-high 24 points, including the winning 3-pointer with 24 seconds left, to help Southern Illinois rally from a 12-point, second-half deficit and beat Illinois State 81-7
Ron Baker scored 18 points to lead Wichita State to an 83-58 win over Southern Illinois on Saturday.
Anthony Beane scored 11 points and Bola Olaniyan gathered 10 rebounds as Southern Illinois dominated Bradley 65-44 on Wednesday night.
Anthony Beane made six 3-pointers and matched a career-best with 32 points, and Southern Illinois held off Northern Iowa's late rally for a 75-73 victory on Saturday night.
Anthony Beane scored 26 points and Southern Illinois defeated Loyola of Chicago 72-62 in a conference opener on Wednesday night to remain unbeaten on the road.
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