Dawgs welcome a winner in Stein

After a disappointing stint from their previous head coaching hire, the university’s chancellor and athletics director introduced Cindy Stein as its new women’s basketball head coach. Stein will take over for ex-interim coach Adrianne Harlow, ... Continue Reading →

Women’s basketball head coach resigns

Saluki Athletics Director Mario Moccia announced Monday that Missy Tiber has resigned from her position as the women’s basketball coach. Tiber, who has led the Salukis to a 4-12 record so far this season, finished her four-year SIU run with an overall ... Continue Reading →

Sycamores log Salukis

Matt Ferguson Daily Egyptian   Despite closing a 21-point gap against Evansville Sunday, the Salukis couldn’t keep their offense going Thursday night as they fell 72-57 to the Indiana St. Sycamores. The Salukis (4-11, 1-3) kept it a close ... Continue Reading →

SIU flushes late lead against Aces

The Salukis tipped off against the Evansville Purple Aces Sunday in Indiana hungry for their second consecutive win over a conference opponent. However, the women’s basketball team couldn’t deliver in its 71-65 fall to the Purple Aces. Since an early ... Continue Reading →

Herd bullies Salukis on boards

The SIU women’s basketball team was unable to keep pace with Marshall on the boards as it lost 70-66 Saturday at SIU Arena. The Salukis (1-7) were out-rebounded by the Thundering Herd (5-4) 44-30. Most of Marshall’s rebounds came on the offensive ... Continue Reading →

Salukis left panting in Racers’ dust

The SIU women’s basketball team found trouble cooling Murray State down from three-point range as they lost 67-55 on the road Saturday night. Murray State (5-3) made nine of 17 attempts from beyond the arc en route to the program’s first win over ... Continue Reading →

SIU falls to 0-2

Free throws usually do not appear in the highlight reel, but they can often make the difference between a win and a loss. The SIU women’s basketball team was on the wrong side of the foul battle against Loyola on Saturday night in Chicago and lost 82-73. ... Continue Reading →

Women’s basketball falls in opener

The SIU women’s basketball team was unable to overcome a dismal shooting night as it lost 59-46 to the University of Central Arkansas in its first game of the 2012-13 campaign. It was the fourth consecutive season-opening loss for the Salukis, who ... Continue Reading →

Napier ready to run offense

Salukis are bred to run. The women’s basketball team, like its royal Egyptian mascot, will attempt to wear out its opponents this year as it runs a fast-paced offense. “That’s how we play,” sophomore guard Cartaesha Macklin said. “We’re able ... Continue Reading →

Coaches reflect on effects of Title IX

The current athletics landscape at SIU might look much different if not for the institution of Title IX, which hit its 40th anniversary Saturday. The legislation is a portion of the Education Amendments of 1972, and guarantees no person shall be subjected ... Continue Reading →
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