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Salukis overcome slow start to take down Mercer

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_DE

December 19, 2015

The SIU women's basketball team settled in after a slow start to beat Mercer 55-52 on Saturday.Things started off slow in the first half for the Salukis (6-4), as they were down 21-11 with 8:46 remaining in the first quarter a...

Saluki freshman out for year with shoulder injury

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_DE

December 16, 2015

SIU women's basketball freshman guard/forward Tiajaney Hawkins will use a medical redshirt this season and have surgery on her injured shoulder.Coach Cindy Stein on Wednesday announced Hawkins would have surgery to repair her right shoulder, whi...

Salukis torch Eagles in record setting game

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_DE

December 12, 2015

SIU women's basketball (5-4) beat Morehead State (4-6) Saturday and set a new school record for most points scored in a single game.The Salukis beat the Eagles 102-69, led by junior point guard Rishonda Napier's 22 points and 60 p...

Saluki women’s basketball sends younger fans home happy

By Ted Ward, @TedWard_DE

December 4, 2015

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

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...

SIU defeats Siena

SIU defeats Siena

November 20, 2015

Salukis bite the bullet in Senior Day loss

By Thomas Donley, @TdonleyDE

March 7, 2015

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...

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