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Missouri State outshoots SIU to snap Dawgs’ win streak

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

February 20, 2015

SIU women's basketball had the longest win streak in the Missouri Valley Conference at six games, but it came to an end.The Missouri State Bears (11-13, 8-5) defeated the Salukis (15-10, 8-6) 73-57 Friday at SIU Arena. "We had...

Despite turnovers, Salukis stay hot against Sycamores

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

February 15, 2015

The SIU women’s basketball team extended its win streak to six games Sunday at Indiana State.Despite turning the ball over a season-high 25 times, the Salukis (15-9, 8-5) beat the Sycamores (16-8, 6-7) 76-58.The Salukis jumped...

Salukis storm back in second half to pick up road win

By Thomas Donley, @tdonleyDE

February 13, 2015

The SIU women's basketball team came out flat Friday night at Evansville, but fought back to win its fifth-straight gameWith the 62-53 win, the Salukis (14-9, 7-5) remain in fourth place in the Missouri Valley Conference. The Purpl...

Salukis defeat Braves after slow start

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

February 1, 2015

SIU women’s basketball (11-9, 4-5) overcame a sluggish start en route to a 76-59 win over the Bradley Braves (3-17, 2-7) on Sunday at SIU Arena.Bradley jumped out to a quick 7-0 lead before the Salukis found the basket.“W...

Shockers shellack Salukis

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

January 25, 2015

The Saluki women’s basketball team was no match for the Wichita State Shockers, falling 80-61.SIU tied the game for 40 seconds in the first half but never led in the game.At halftime, the Shockers led the Salukis 43-29. SI...

Salukis improve from last season

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

January 19, 2015

SIU women’s basketball has reached the halfway mark of the season and already has four more wins than last season’s total.Through 16 games, the team is 9-7, 2-3 in conference. Last season the Salukis finished 5-25 and 3-15.Alt...

Salukis win, but Napier suffers injury

By Thomas Donley @tdonleyDE, Daily Egyptian

January 16, 2015

SIU women’s basketball (9-6, 2-2) won its first game in its new white home uniforms Friday night, but it may have lost its starting point guard in the process.Sophomore Rishonda Napier left in the second half of the 65-53 victo...

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