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Salukis return to a hero's welcome

Salukis return to a hero's welcome
By: Heartland Sports

MARION, Il. -- The Salukis arrived back in Southern Illinois to a hero's welcome Sunday night.  The plane touched down shortly after 9pm Sunday at the Williamson County Airport.  An estimated 1,000 fans were on hand to welcome the Sweet 16-bound Salukis home.

SIU will face Kansas Thursday evening in the third round of the NCAA basketball tournament.  The game will be played in San Jose, California.

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