College Sports in Carbondale, IL

The Salukis of Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, IL offer a full gamut of college sports for your viewing pleasure.

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The Salukis of Southern Illinois University offer a full gamut of college sports for your viewing pleasure.

The nickname “saluki,” which is a hunting dog found in Egypt, ties to Southern Illinois being nicknamed “Little Egypt.” The university has 16 varsity teams that compete in the Missouri Valley Conference. The Salukis play home basketball games at SIU Arena (9,628 seats) and football games at the Saluki Stadium, a 15,000-seat, horseshoe-shaped venue. Softball games are played at the university's Charlotte West Stadium, while baseball games are played at Abe Martin Field.

Tickets to nearly all athletic events are available for purchase through the online ticket office.

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