Phil Fayne made the decisive free throw with 5.7 seconds left and Illinois State edged Southern Illinois 59-58 on Tuesday night for its 12th straight series win at home.
2019 ScheduleAll times ET
- 11/92L 71-59
- 11/1225L 62-53
- 11/17W 78-48
- 11/19W 83-69
- 11/22L 84-62
- 11/23W 79-69
- 11/27W 82-67
- 12/1W 82-61
- 12/5W 61-56
- 12/8W 83-73
- 12/12L 80-52
- 12/1514L 73-65
- 12/22L 79-71
- 1/2W 75-70
- 1/5W 58-51
- 1/8L 82-70
- 1/12L 65-61
- 1/15L 59-58
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- 1/27h:mm a z, US/Eastern
- 1/30h:mm a z, US/Eastern
- 2/2h:mm a z, US/Eastern
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- 2/27h:mm a z, US/Eastern
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The Missouri Valley tournament at Scottrade Center in St. Louis will run from Thursday through Sunday. Check out the conference tournament bracket, and come back for updates as title games from each conference go final.
No surprises: Shockers to dominate
New-look Wichita State is still the favorite in the Missouri Valley. Eamonn Brennan says Kansas transfer Conner Frankamp and sophomore Markis McDuffie will step up. Conference races (Insider)
Alabama has signed graduate transfer forward Bola Olaniyan from Southern Illinois.
Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider
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.
Missouri Valley tourney bracket is set
Wichita State (No. 40 RPI, 1-5 vs. top 50) may need a good showing in the Missouri Valley conference tournament to feel comfortable on Selection Sunday. See the bracket
Superheros make an appearance at Drake
It's Superhero Day at Drake University and plenty of famous folks were in the building.
Wichita State reaches MVC semis
Tekele Cotton scored nine straight points during a 17-3 run for Wichita State to help the 8th-ranked Shockers pull away from Southern Illinois in the MVC tournament.
Final: Wichita St 56, So. Illinois 45
Fred VanVleet led all scorers with 13 points as No. 8 Wichita State cruised passed Southern Illinois in the Missouri Valley Conference quarterfinals. The Shockers have won 9 straight. MVC bracket
Highlight: Wichita St 84, So. Illinois 62
The Shockers scored their most points since November 23 as Shaquille Morris had a season-high 17 points off the bench.
Wichita State was just about as dominant in the Missouri Valley's postseason awards Thursday as the unbeaten Shockers were in running roughshod through the league schedule.
Illinois college basketball has seen some dark years in the last decade.The state didn’t place a single team in the NCAA tournament in three of the last six seasons.
Southern Illinois coach Barry Hinson will miss the Salukis' road game against Miami (Ohio) on Sunday following the death of his son-in-law.
It’s been a week now, or almost a week, since Southern Illinois coach Barry Hinson entered the all-time viral-coach-rant Hall of Fame. Hinson now exists alongside Denny Green and Jim Mora and many others, and he deserved commendation for bringing his own flavor -- slow-burn exasperation that morphed into wild-eyed disbelief -- to the table.
SIU coach Barry Hinson has apologized for mentioning his players by name in his rant. But how would he feel if his boss said the same thing about him, Steve Wulf asks.
Southern Illinois AD Mario Moccia backed coach Barry Hinson after a post-game tirade that went viral after Tuesday night's loss to Murray State, but said he spoke with Hinson on Wednesday about specifically calling out players in a public forum.
Southern Illinois coach Barry Hinson rips into his players after a 73-65 loss to Murray State and calls his team "uncoachable."For more on the story, including how Hinson regretted the rant and how the SIU AD backed his coach, click here.