Dillard, Booker to leave SIU

Updated: April 27, 2010, 6:37 PM ET
By Scott Powers | ESPNChicago.com

Once described by Southern Illinois coach Chris Lowery as the best recruiting class in the school's history, the Salukis' Class of 2008 has now completely vanished.

On Tuesday, Lowery announced sophomores Kevin Dillard and Anthony Booker asked for and were granted their releases from the program.

With the previous transfer of guard Torres Roundtree, who left midway through his freshman season, and the dismissal of forward Ryan Hare before his sophomore season due to criminal ...

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