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Salukis prepped for new chapter against Skyhawks

By Thomas Donley, @tdonleyDE

November 23, 2015

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 battle for supremacy in practice

By Thomas Donley, @tdonleyDE

October 31, 2015

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...

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...

Salukis survive Braves to snap losing skid

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

February 27, 2015

The SIU women's basketball team needed all 40 minutes to snap its two-game losing streak and hold off Bradley on Friday night in Peoria.Bradley (5-21, 4-11) outrebounded the Salukis (16-11, 9-7), but SIU outlasted the Braves for a 72-6...

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