Salukis Picked for ESPNU Telecast February 11 at Drake

CARBONDALE, Ill. – The Southern Illinois men’s basketball program will play in front of a national television audience for the fourth time this season with ESPNU picking up the Drake and SIU game on February 11 in Des Moines. The game will tip off at 1 p.m. CT inside the Knapp Center.

The Salukis currently sit atop the Missouri Valley Conference standings at 9-2 and 17-5 overall — the best start for the team since the 2006-07 season. A front-runner for the Larry Bird MVC Player of the Year Award, senior forward Marcus Domask is leading the Salukis with 16.9 points, six rebounds, and 3.4 assists per game. Domask ranks fifth in the MVC in scoring, seventh in assists, seventh in field goal percentage, and 12th in rebounding.

SIU begins a two-game road swing on Sunday with a trip to Illinois State before traveling to Bradley for a Wednesday tilt with the Braves.

Keep up with all the latest news and information on the Salukis by following the team on Twitter at @SIU_Basketball, on Instagram at @SIU_Basketball and on Facebook at Fans can also download the “Salukis” Mobile App on the App Store or Google Play Store.

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