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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...

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...

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...

Dawgs sticking with winning formula in starting lineup

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

March 2, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

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...

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