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Updated: August 17, 2018 @ 10:38 am
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The SIU softball team celebrates their 4-3 win over Northern Iowa in the championship game of the Missouri Valley Conference softball tournament on May 13, 2017 at Illinois State University's Marian Kneer Stadium in Normal.
Walt Frazier (with microphone), along with his teammates, shares memories from the 1967 season that saw the SIU basketball team win the National Invitational Tournament during a dinner honoring the team at SIU Arena.
Former SIU thrower Gwen Berry, a 2017 inductee into the Saluki Hall of Fame, stands with the scoreboard from her record-breaking throw in the women's hammer Saturday. Berry broke the American record in the event with a toss of 76.77 meters.
SIU head coach Barry Hinson embraces senior forward Sean O’Brien (33) late in the second half of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament semifinal game against Illinois State at the Scottrade Center on Saturday in St. Louis. It was O'Brien's final game as a Saluki as Illinois State went on to win 63-50.
SIU guard Rishonda Napier (second from right) cheers on her teammates during their game against Illinois State at SIU Arena on Friday, Feb. 24. The Salukis went on to win 57-48.
SIU quarterback Matt DeSomer (7) breaks away for a 58-yard touchdown in the second quarter against Youngstown State at Saluki Stadium on Saturday. DeSomer was in for the injured Sam Straub, who broke a bone in his wrist at South Dakota. The Salukis lost their last four games without Straub and finished 4-7 for the second straight year.
Head Coach Justin Ingram talks with players during the Salukis' practice at Davies Gymnasium on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, in Carbondale. Ingram, who led SIU to the 2015 NCAA Tournament, left for Illinois-Chicago.
Kathy Jones, right, a longtime administrator at SIU, will retire in December, the school announced Wednesday.
SIU forward Thik Bol (40) goes in for a dunk between Loyola guards Bruno Skokna (4) and Ben Richardson (14) in the second half of the Missouri Valley Conference Mens Basketball Tournament quarterfinal in March at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis.
SIU's Kyle Landon qualified for his third NCAA outdoor high jump Saturday. Landon, a three-time academic All-American and five-time NCAA All-American, ended his remarkable career in 2017.
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