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SIU basketball team off to great start

SIU is winning and are finding a way to win those close games. SIU is winning and are finding a way to win those close games.
CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) -

Look out for the Southern Illinois basketball team.

The Salukis are sporting a 6-1 record so far this season.

SIU is winning and they are finding a way to win those close games.

Last year, Southern was 0-7 in games decided by five points or less.

This year, however, SIU is already 4-1 in those close games.

Southern is led by Senior Anthony Beane. Beane leads the Missouri Valley with four 20 point games.

Beane and the Salukis will be put to test on Wednesday, Dec. 2 at home in a game against Southeast Missouri State.

SEMO comes to Carbondale still searching for a win.

The Redhawks enter play at 0-5.

The game starts at 7 p.m. and will be played at the SIU Arena in Carbondale, Illinois.

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