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Salukis thriving in second half

By Thomas Donley, @tdonleyDE

December 6, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

The NCAA changed the format of women's basketball from two halves to four quarters this season. But however the game is divided, the Salukis still find more success after halftime.SIU has scored more points in the second half than...

Saluki women’s basketball sends younger fans home happy

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_DE

December 4, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

SIU women's basketball defeated SIU-Edwardville 71-57 on Friday at SIU Arena.The Salukis (4-3) beat the Cougars (3-5) after a fast 13-2 start, hitting five of their first six shots, three of which came from the three-poin...

Saluki frontcourt slowly gaining traction

By Thomas Donley, @tdonleyDE

December 1, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

The SIU women's basketball team had the same players start at center and power forward in 29 of 30 games last year.Although both players returned for 2015, senior power forward Azia Washington and senior center Dyana Pierre s...

Salukis prepped for new chapter against Skyhawks

By Thomas Donley, @tdonleyDE

November 23, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

SIU women's basketball plays University of Tennessee at Martin at 6 p.m. Wednesday, the second year in a row the teams will meet early in the season. Last year the Salukis opened the season with an 87-78 win at UT Martin on N...

Salukis come back, win in overtime

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_DE

November 21, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

SIU women's basketball (2-1) beat Tennessee State (0-2) 79-70 in overtime of the second day of the Preseason Women's National Invitational Tournament consolation round.Senior center Dyana Pierre recorded a double-double, fini...

Pierre and Estrada face misdemeanor charges

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

November 10, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports, Volleyball

Saluki women's basketball senior forward/center Dyana Pierre and sophomore volleyball outside hitter Andrea Estrada are facing misdemeanor charges from an incident on Oct. 25. The athletes were charged with criminal damage to ...

Salukis battle for supremacy in practice

By Thomas Donley, @tdonleyDE

October 31, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

The leaders of the Tour de France wears a brightly colored shirts to signify their positions. The SIU women's basketball team uses a similar system in practice.The Saluki coaches keep track of statistics in every drill the team ru...

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