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Late threes lift Panthers over cold Salukis in quarterfinals

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

March 13, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

Northern Iowa forward Amber Sorenson's nickname is “Stretch,” perhaps because of her height, or because of what the 6-foot 2-inch junior forward can do to a defense.The Panthers (17-13, 12-6) used three straight Sorenson 3-po...

Salukis bite the bullet in Senior Day loss

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

March 7, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

The SIU women's basketball team found out Friday night junior center Dyana Pierre would be suspended for Saturday's Senior Day game because of an altercation in the Feb. 27 game at Bradley.Illinois State took the news well and d...

One game at a time for young Dawgs

By Matt Wells, @mattwells_DE

March 4, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

The sting of the SIU men's basketball (11-20, 4-14) team's fourth 20-loss season in school history could heal if the Salukis win in St. Louis at the Missouri Valley Conference's Arch Madness tournament.The four-day stretch of games...

Salukis say goodbye to four players

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

March 4, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports

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

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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