CARBONDALE — SIU’s males’s basketball staff will seem on ESPNU on Jan. 2, 2022, when it hosts defending Missouri Valley Convention champion Loyola on the Banterra Middle. 

The sport is the beginning of the Salukis’ second shift of the convention season after they open MVC play at Evansville on Dec. 1, in what would be the earliest Valley sport in each groups’ historical past. The MVC scheduled all 10 Valley groups to play a league sport on Dec. 1 or 2 throughout the 2021-22 season. Tipoff between SIU and Loyola is about for five p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 2. 

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CARBONDALE — SIU’s males’s basketball crew will seem on ESPNU on Jan. 2, 2022, when it hosts defending Missouri Valley Convention champion Loyola on the Banterra Middle. 

The sport is the beginning of the Salukis’ second shift of the convention season after they open MVC play at Evansville on Dec. 1, in what would be the earliest Valley recreation in each groups’ historical past. The MVC scheduled all 10 Valley groups to play a league recreation on Dec. 1 or 2 throughout the 2021-22 season. Tipoff between SIU and Loyola is about for five p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 2. 

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INDIANAPOLIS — Former Loyola player Jerry Harkness, one of the ABA’s original Indiana Pacers and a civil rights pioneer who played in college basketball’s 1963 Game of Change, has died. He was 81.

Harkness embodied the story of America itself. He came from nothing. What he did meant everything.

He credited Jackie Robinson for changing the course of his life. He witnessed hate and tragedy, and late in life he reveled in love and ecstasy for his Loyola Ramblers.

Harkness’ life was one of firsts.

He played for Loyola, the first team to win the NCAA Tournament with as many

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