Todd Hefferman, Southern Illinoisan

Todd Hefferman

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Carterville, IL, United States

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Past articles by Todd:

SIU Men's Basketball | Salukis at Evansville: 3 things to watch

CARBONDALE — SIU's men's basketball team had to have its best defensive second half of the season against Alcorn State on Friday night, and delivered. → Read More

No. 21/23 SIU 22, No. 17/20 South Dakota 10: How They Scored

How they scored: Nico Gualdoni hit a 50-yard field goal on SIU's first drive of the game for the lead. Gualdoni's kick tied him with Ron Miller for the third-most career field goals in Saluki history. Gualdoni later hit two more to pass him. The drive was set up after Carson Camp was intercepted by Qua Brown. Drive details: 14 plays, 30 yards, 5:47 How they scored: Nic Baker found Avante Cox all… → Read More

SIU Basketball | Verplancken a developing piece of Saluki offense heading to Paradise

CARBONDALE — Steven Verplancken Jr. kept SIU's men's basketball team afloat in the first half against Austin Peay. → Read More

SIU Football | Salukis at Indiana State: 3 things to watch

CARBONDALE — Ready to go. Focused. Resilient. → Read More

SIU Basketball | Three things to watch as SIU hosts Austin Peay

CARBONDALE — SIU's men's basketball team started so well at Little Rock Tuesday night. → Read More

SIU Football | Salukis fall to 15th in AFCA top 25 poll after loss

CARBONDALE — A second straight loss knocked SIU's football team out of the top 15 in one poll on Monday. → Read More

SIU Men's Basketball | Season Preview: One more NCAA run for Coupet

CARBONDALE — Years from now, when Ben Coupet Jr. is long gone from the SIU men's basketball team, the 6-foot-7, 196-pound senior will not be remembered as a guard, or → Read More

SIU Football | Salukis fall to 7th, 9th in major FCS polls after road loss

CARBONDALE — SIU's football team remained in the top 10 after Saturday's loss at No. 16/17 Northern Iowa. → Read More

Saluki Basketball 5@5: A look at IPFW and SIU's transition focus

In today's Saluki Basketball 5@5, a look at IPFW and SIU's focus in its transition game. → Read More

SIU Basketball | Domask efficient in first game in over 10 months

CARBONDALE — Marcus Domask didn't show much rust in his first game in nine months and 22 days Tuesday night. → Read More

SIU Football | UNI offense adding to stout defense

CARBONDALE — Northern Iowa's football team has shown some depth on offense to go with its deep roster on defense. → Read More

Drake picked to win MVC hoops title; Salukis 5th in preseason poll

ST. LOUIS — For the first time on record, Drake has been picked as the preseason favorite in the Missouri Valley Conference men’s basketball race by a voting panel consisting → Read More

No. 22/24 North Dakota at No. 4 SIU: 3 things to watch

CARBONDALE — North Dakota is desperate to stay in the Missouri Valley Football Conference race after an 0-2 start. SIU's football team wants to avoid a letdown after last weekend's → Read More

SIU Basketball | 28 reasons to love the Salukis

CARBONDALE — Season tickets are on sale, the Missouri Valley Conference preseason poll will come out Oct. 20, and the schedule is online. The 2021-22 SIU men's basketball season is → Read More

SIU Football | Trio of Salukis honored after win at SDSU

CARBONDALE — A trio of Salukis were honored after their come-from-behind win at previous No. 2/3 South Dakota State on Saturday. → Read More

No. 7/8 SIU 42, No. 2/3 South Dakota State 41 (OT): How They Scored

How did SIU and SDSU combine for 83 points? Find out in our How They Scored. → Read More

MVFC Power Rankings Week 6

Four of the five conference games this weekend will feature a top 25 team, with two games between top-15 teams. → Read More

SIU Hall of Fame | Price 'as tough as they come' in hammer ring

CARBONDALE — A broken ankle may have been the only thing that stopped DeAnna Price from winning an Olympic medal this past summer. → Read More

No. 7 SIU 31, Western Illinois 30: How They Scored

How they scored: Nic Baker found Landon Lenoir on a short pass near the right sideline, and after the 6-foot-1, 192-pound broke the first tackle, it was clear sailing. Lenoir went 32 yards for the touchdown, leaping into the end zone from about the 2. Nico Gualdoni hit the extra point. The drive was set up at the WIU 28 after linebacker Bryce Notree intercepted a Connor Sampson tipped pass.… → Read More

SIU Basketball | Muila overcomes 2 knee surgeries to return to court

CARBONDALE — There was a morning in July that, for a moment, J.D. Muila had to remind himself where he was. → Read More