Sunday, Dec 8, 2013
SIU Basketball Releases Non-Conference Schedule
WSIL -- SIU men's basketball coach Barry Hinson announced the Salukis 2012-13 non-conference schedule Thursday.
The season starts on the road at New Orleans on November 12. The Privateers will return to Carbondale on December 17. The first regular-season home game will be against Benedictine University-Springfield on November 17.
SIU will play in the MVC-Mountain West Challenge once again. The Salukis host Fresno State on November 28. The Salukis play four home and home return games from the last two years at SIU Arena. Also, Southern will travel to SIUE (Nov. 20), Saint Louis (Nov. 24), Western Kentucky (Dec. 5) and Green Bay (Dec. 15).
As previously reported, SIU dropped out of the Charleston Classic and replaced it with the World Vision Classic (Dec. 20-22), hosted by Utah State. It includes games against UC-Davis, Nichols State and the host.
The BracketBusters series returns to Carbondale February 23. The opponent will be determined by the team's RPI strength in early February.
Mon., Nov. 12 at New Orleans
Sat., Nov. 17 vs. Benedictine University
Tue., Nov. 20 at SIUE
Sat., Nov. 24 at Saint Louis
Wed., Nov. 28 vs. Fresno State
Wed., Dec. 5 at Western Kentucky
Sat., Dec. 15 at Green Bay
Mon., Dec. 17 vs. New Orleans
UC-Davis, Nichols St, Utah St
Thu., Dec. 20 TBD
Fri., Dec. 21 TBD
Sat., Dec. 22 TBD
Sat., Feb. 23 BracketBusters
Wind: 9 MPH
Humidity: 93 %