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Salukis come back, win in overtime

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_DE

November 21, 2015

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

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 ...

NCAA changes women’s basketball rules

By Thomas Donley, @tdonleyDE

October 21, 2015

The basket is still 10 feet off the ground, the free throw line is still 15 feet from the basket and the baselines are still 94 feet apart.But several other rules are changing for NCAA women's basketball.The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Co...

Salukis say goodbye to four players

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

March 4, 2015

With the end of every season in college athletics comes the end of several athletes' careers.Four SIU women's basketball players will be honored on Senior Day on Saturday when the Salukis play Illinois State at SIU Arena in t...

Dawgs sticking with winning formula in starting lineup

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

March 2, 2015

Saying junior center Dyana Pierre is consistently in the starting lineup would be an understatement—she's started 84 consecutive games dating back to her freshman season in 2012.In fact, the whole starting lineup can be desc...

Salukis have just enough in the tank to beat Loyola in overtime

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

March 1, 2015

SIU women's basketball team overcame a sluggish first half, but needed overtime to defeat Loyola 74-70 Sunday.The Salukis (17-11, 10-7) finished the road portion of their conference schedule with a series sweep of the Ramblers...

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