Salukis win second game in 3 days -

Salukis win second game in 3 days

For the second time in three days, the SIU men’s basketball team was able to protect home court and squeeze out a win at the SIU Arena.

The Salukis (12-7), after losing three consecutive games on their home court earlier in the season, won their second in a row 68-63 against non-conference foe Western Kentucky (11-9).

Head coach Chris Lowery said the key to the win was the defense of the Salukis.

“We’re guarding finally,” Lowery said. “We’re getting a lot of fouls because we’re in people’s crotch, and that’s the difference. You don’t get fouls if you’re 10 feet off a guy. You can’t wear people down if you’re playing passive defensively.”

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