Junior All-MVC center Dyana Pierre was named Team MVP.
At plus-12 wins, the Salukis have now recorded the largest turnaround in school history.
Despite being out-shot by the Salukis overall, UNI rode an 8-of-19 mark from the three-point line and a 17-of-20 free throw line clip to victory.
This is the first time SIU has won two consecutive home games since 2008-09, making Southern 3-1 for the first time since 2005-06.
For just $25, fans can receive four general admission tickets to all three SIU women's basketball games over the Thanksgiving holiday.
2015-16 (Junior Season)
MVC Scholar-Athlete First-Team
MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week (Jan. 5)
Appeared in all 33 games for SIU, including 24 starts … Averaged 4.8 points and 5.3 rebounds in 19.5 minutes per game … Scored in double-figures six times this season after having done so only once in her previous two seasons combined … Named MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week after recording a career-high 15 rebounds in SIU's win over Drake … Scored a career-high 14 points and added 12 rebounds for her first career double-double in SIU's win over Bradley (1/8) … Recorded a career-high 15 rebounds in Southern's victory over Drake (1/1) and tied that mark with 15 boards in SIU's win over Bradley (2/7) … Nebo's two 15 rebound games are tied for the 10th most in a career in SIU history … Scored 10 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in a career-best 34 minutes for her second double-double of the season in SIU's win over Evansville (2/14) … Dished out a career-high three assists against Drake (1/1) … Became the 65th Saluki to score at least 200 career points and grab 200 rebounds.
2013-14 (Freshman Season)
Played in 27 games ... Totaled 50 points (1.9 per game) and grabbed 53 rebounds (2.0 per game) ... Also dished two assists, blocked six shots, and grabbed four steals ... Hit game-clinching free throws in double-overtime win vs. Bradley ... Shot 41 percent from the field (18-44).
At Cypress Lakes High School
Scored 1,292 points and pulled down 1,004 rebounds over her four-year varsity career • holds the school career scoring record • averaged 19.0 points and 12.3 rebounds per game as a senior • named District MVP following senior season • Earned First-Team All-District twice and Honorable Mention All-District following sophomore season • also named Academic All-District following senior season.
Full name is Kimberly Noyelum Nebo • major is Biological Sciences • daughter of Shady and Stella Nebo • has three siblings • born Dec. 4, 1994 in Houston, Texas.