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Salukis overcome slow start to take down Mercer

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_DE

December 19, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

The SIU women's basketball team settled in after a slow start to beat Mercer 55-52 on Saturday.Things started off slow in the first half for the Salukis (6-4), as they were down 21-11 with 8:46 remaining in the first quarter a...

Saluki freshman out for year with shoulder injury

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_DE

December 16, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

SIU women's basketball freshman guard/forward Tiajaney Hawkins will use a medical redshirt this season and have surgery on her injured shoulder.Coach Cindy Stein on Wednesday announced Hawkins would have surgery to repair her right shoulder, whi...

Bench adds depth to Saluki basketball

By Thomas Donley, @tdonleyDE

December 15, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

SIU women's basketball returned all five starters from last season, but it has not prevented the bench players from contributing.Coach Cindy Stein used four different lineups in 30 games last season. Through nine games this season,...

Salukis torch Eagles in record setting game

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_DE

December 12, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

SIU women's basketball (5-4) beat Morehead State (4-6) Saturday and set a new school record for most points scored in a single game.The Salukis beat the Eagles 102-69, led by junior point guard Rishonda Napier's 22 points and 60 p...

Salukis can’t hold lead against Fighting Illini

By Thomas Donley, @tdonleyDE

December 8, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

The SIU women's basketball team gained four separate leads, but could not hold any of them in Tuesday's loss at Illinois.The Salukis (4-4) led for 75 seconds in the game before losing 78-64.The Fighting Illini (6-1) had six playe...

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