Basketball

UT Martin names new head men’s basketball coach

Ridder, 36, will join the Skyhawks after four seasons as head coach at Bethune-Cookman University

SEMO basketball doubleheader at Murray State postponed due to weather

SEMO vs. EKU men’s OVC game postponed

SIU-Indiana state series postponed due to COVID-19

  SEMO pauses men’s basketball program

KHSAA votes to keep start date for basketball season, changes dates for Sweet 16

Salukis searching for new opponent

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  SIU’s football team preparing for upcoming season

SEMO introduces new head men’s basketball coach

SEMO basketball coaching search underway

Watch Party announced for SEMO Women’s basketball team

Belmont beats Murray State

SEMO Women’s basketball beat UT Martin

Murray State defeats Austin Peay to punch ticket to OVC Championship game

The Murray State basketball team defeated Austin Peay 73-61 Friday at the Ford Center in Evansville, Indiana.

SEMO Women dominate Belmont in OVC Semifinals

The SEMO Women dominated Belmont 114-99 in the OVC Basketball Semifinals Friday in Evansville, Indiana.

Bradley eliminates SIU in Missouri Valley Conference Basketball Tournament

The Bradley Braves defeated the SIU Basketball team 64-59 in the Missouri Valley Conference tourney quarterfinals Friday in St. Louis.

SEMO beats Tennessee Tech in buzzer beater OT

The SEMO women’s basketball team beat Tennessee Tech in overtime on Thursday, March 5.

  Rick Ray releases first statement following his departure from SEMO

Nashville area teams, workers here for OVC tourney after deadly tornado

  Rick Ray relieved of duties as SEMO head men’s basketball coach

Salukis Domask earns top MVC Honors

  SEMO coach Rheka Patterson named OVC Coach of the Year

Basketball scores from Thursday 2/27

SIU Drops regular season finale to Indiana State

The SIU basketball lost it’s final regular season MVC home game 77-68 Wednesday night at Banterra Center to Indiana State.

Ohio Valley Conference basketball scores from 2/20

Here are Ohio Valley Conference basketball scores from Thursday 2/20.

Three Rivers College basketball game cancelled for Thursday

The Three Rivers College home basketball game set for Thursday night against Arkansas Baptist has been cancelled.

Three Rivers Coach Gene Bess approaches another milestone

Three Rivers Basketball coach Gene Bess is two wins shy of the 1300 mark.

The story behind Ja Morant’s “joggles”

Are we going to see a new fashion statement at FedExForum when the Memphis Grizzlies return home after the NBA All-Star break?

OVC Men’s basketball scores

Here are OVC Men’s basketball scores from Thursday 2/13.

SEMO Women’s Basketball beats UT Martin

The SEMO Women’s basketball team defeated UT Martin 71-69 Thursday at the Show Me Center.

SEMO basketball coach Rick Ray to miss UT Martin game with the Flu

SEMO Men’s head basketball coach Rick Ray will not coach Thursday night’s game against UT Martin after recently being diagnosed with the flu.

SEMO mens basketball team wins first victory of the season, women’s team wins 17th game

SEMO men’s basketball team scored a victory against the Jacksonville Gamecocks tonight, 76 - 72. This is their first first victory of the season.

Salukis win 6th straight in Missouri Valley Conference

The SIU Basketball team defeated Evansville Wednesday night 64-60 in overtime.

OVC Basketball scores from Thursday 1/30

Here are OVC Basketball scores from Thursday 1/30.

Mizzou pulls off big comeback to defeat Georgia

The Missouri Tigers basketball team came back from being down double digits late in the 2nd half to defeat Georgia 72-69 Tuesday in Columbia.

Salukis beat Illinois State 58-55

The SIU men’s basketball team beat Illinois State 58-55 on Saturday afternoon, January 25.

Brown scores 22 points, Murray State wins ninth straight

Tevin Brown had 22 points as Murray State won its ninth consecutive game, topping Tennessee State 76-64.

Dove carries UT-Martin past SIU-Edwardsville 79-76

Quintin Dove had 18 points as UT Martin narrowly defeated Southern Illinois-Edwardsville 79-76.

SEMO women’s basketball achieves fifth consecutive win at EIU

The Redhawks scored 22 points in the first quarter.

Eastern Illinois beats out SEMO 61-59

The Redhawks lost to Eastern Illinois 61-59 in the final seconds on Saturday, January 25.

Heartland College basketball scores from 1/23

Here are College basketball scores from Heartland teams from Thursday 1/23.OVC Men’s scores

SIU defeats first place Northern Iowa

The SIU Basketball team defeated Northern Iowa 68-66 at home Wednesday night at Banterra Center.

College basketball scores from Thursday 1/16

Here are men’s and women’s College basketball scores from Thursday 1/16.Men’s College basketball scores

SIU Men’s Basketball defeats Hampton

The Salukis defeated the Pirates 75-53.

Heartland College Basketball scores 11/26

Here are some NCAA basketball scores from Heartland Universities.

Cleveland St. takes on Missouri St.

Cleveland State and Missouri State both look to put winning streaks together

SIU first-year basketball coach Bryan Mullins wins regular season opener

First-year SIU Basketball coach Bryan Mullins led the Salukis to a 76-48 opening season win over Illinois Wesleyan Tuesday in Carbondale.

Salukis win exhibition match against Minnesota State 56-41 to net Mullins his first win as coach

Saluki Forward Marcus Domask and Guard Eric McGill each had 17 points in the matchup.

  SIU opens basketball practice following MVC Media Day

The 2019 - 2020 Salukis Squad held their first practice of the season.

  Murray State Racers go 3-0 in the Bahamas

The Murray State Racers played three basketball games in the Bahamas in three days.

  Ja Morant introduced with the Memphis Grizzlies

Morant played 65 games in two seasons for the Racers and helped lead them to back-to-back Ohio Valley Conference Championships and NCAA Tournament appearances.

  Heartland Sports catches up with SEMO Hall of Fame coach Ron Shumate

Heartland Sports Director Todd Richards went one-on-one with legendary SEMO basketball coach Ron Shumate.

  SEMO men’s basketball assistant coach let go from program

Nick Lagroone was hired on as an assistant coach in July 2016.

  SEMO’s Brewer to transfer; 3rd player in off season to leave program

Ledarrius Brewer was the leading scorer for SEMO last season.

Morant named best point guard in the nation

Former Murray State player Ja Morant was named the best point guard in the nation.

Will Wade meets with LSU, NCAA officials

Suspended LSU basketball head coach Will Wade met with university and NCAA officials Friday.

  Murray State’s Ja Morant announces move to the NBA Draft

He was the Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year and led the Racers to the NCAA Tournament

  SEMO freshman hoops player transferring

One of Southeast Missouri State’s top young basketball players Gabe McGlothan is transferring.

NCAA Tournament: Morant leads Murray State to first round win

#12 Murray State beats #5 Marquette 83-64

  SIU announces former Saluki Bryan Mullins as head basketball coach

A press conference was held at 4 p.m. on Thursday to introduce Bryan Mullins as head coach.

  New bars in Cape Girardeau prepare for March Madness

This will be the first March Madness for a few new bars in Cape Girardeau and they are trying to establish themselves as a go to place to watch the rest of the tournament.

Kentucky’s Washington in walking boot ahead of NCAA tourney

Kentucky forward PJ Washington wearing walking boot 'as a precaution' ahead of Wildcats' NCAA opener against Abilene Christian

Saint Louis rallies past Bonnies 55-53 for A-10 title

Saint Louis rallies from 15-point, first-half deficit, locks down St. Bonaventure in the second half for a 55-53 victory in the Atlantic 10 championship

No. 22 Auburn shakes off Missouri 81-71 at SEC Tournament

Bryce Brown scored all 17 of his points in the second half, and No. 22 Auburn beat Missouri 81-71 in the second round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament

  SIU athletic director discusses search for Barry Hinson’s replacement

SIU Athletic Director Jerry Kill discussed finding a replacement for head coach Barry Hinson.

Murray State Racers headed to NCAA Tournament after win over Belmont

The Murray State Racers’ season will continue into the NCAA Tournament after their win over Belmont.

  Hinson announces he will step down as Salukis head coach

Following Friday night’s loss to Northern Iowa in the Missouri Valley Conference quarterfinal, SIU Basketball coach Barry Hinson made an emotional announcement that he will stepping away from the team as head coach.

  Coach Hinson’s one-on-one interview before Salukis MVC Tournament appearance

Heartland Sports’ Adam King sat down with Salukis head coach Barry Hinson to talk about the MVC Tournament.

  SEMO women lose to Belmont 74-65 in OVC tournament

Belmont is the number 1 seed and SEMO is ranked number 8.

Hogan, Gable lead SE Missouri over Tennessee St. 89-74

Skyler Hogan scores 15 points to lead five Southeast Missouri players in double figures as the Redhawks beat Tennessee State, 89-74

Southeast Mo. seeks revenge on Tennessee St.

Tennessee State goes for the season sweep over Southeast Missouri after winning the previous matchup in Nashville

Murray State looks to extend streak vs Morehead St.

Murray State looks for its eighth straight conference win against Morehead State

Murray State looks to extend streak vs Southeast Mo.

Murray State looks for its seventh straight conference win against Southeast Missouri

OVC basketball scores 2/7

Here are the OVC basketball scores from Thursday night, Feb. 7.

  Ellie McCadams: The 13th Redhawk

Ellie’s life changed when she met Olivia Hackman, a SEMO guard.

  SEMO women win against Austin Peay

The Redhawks won by 10 points, 64-54 at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Tickets for SIU’s basketball opener against UK to go on sale Oct. 3

The Salukis return all five starters from last year's 20-win team that finished second in the Missouri Valley Conference.

LSU basketball player Wayde Sims killed in shooting near Southern University

LSU basketball player Wayde Sims was killed in an early Friday shooting near Southern University, according to Baton Rouge police.

Saluki women's basketball give back to southern Illinois community

The Southern Illinois women's basketball team has kept busy this summer with the help of several prominent charitable organizations within the southern Illinois community.

Murray State Coach McMahon releases statement on Byron Hawkins

Murray State men's basketball head coach Matt Mahon released a statement regarding student-athlete Byron Hawkins.

UT Martin women's hoops beat SIUE in OVC semifinals

The University of Tennessee at Martin women's basketball team beat the Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville women's team in the Ohio Valley Conference semifinals.