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Murray State, Southern Illinois basketball rivalry back for 2013

The Murray State and Southern Illinois men's basketball programs will play each other four times over the next four seasons. 

The Racers will host the Salukis in 2013 and 2015, and will travel to SIU in 2014 and 2016. The last time these storied basketball programs faced each other was in 2006. SIU has appeared in 10 NCAA Tournaments, while Murray State has gone to the dance 15 times.

SIU leads Murray State 16-14 in the series, with the first game dating back to 1929. 

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