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Saluki women 2-0 in MVC for first time in nine years

By Thomas Donley, @tdonleyDE

January 3, 2016

Two days after picking up its first win at Drake since the 2006-07 season, the SIU women's basketball team on Sunday won its first game at Northern Iowa since the same year.The lead changed hands seven times in the first qua...

Women Salukis poor second half leads to tough loss

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_DE

December 28, 2015

As the weather outside turned chilly, so did SIU women's basketball teaming a 61-55 loss to Marshall on Monday to finish the non-conference schedule.After leading a majority of the game, the Salukis sloppy play in the second half...

Pierre breaks all-time record in SIU win over SEMO

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_DE

December 22, 2015

The ball went off the rim into SIU senior center Dyana Pierre's hands and set a Saluki women's basketball record in the 87-72 win against Southeast Missouri State on Tuesday.Pierre passed Hall of Famer Sue Faber for the all-tim...

Salukis torch Eagles in record setting game

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_DE

December 12, 2015

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

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...

Salukis thriving in second half

By Thomas Donley, @tdonleyDE

December 6, 2015

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 frontcourt slowly gaining traction

By Thomas Donley, @tdonleyDE

December 1, 2015

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...

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