Junior All-MVC center Dyana Pierre was named Team MVP.
SIU has not advanced to the conference tournament semifinals since 1996-97.
Four All-MVC honors is tied for the second-most in a single season in SIU history.
With the loss, SIU is locked in as the No. 5 seed for the MVC Tournament in St. Charles, Mo., on March 12-15. Southern will play No. 4 UNI at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, March 13.
Tipoff is set for 2:05 p.m. at SIU Arena.
Photos from the 2015 SIU Women's Basketball Awards Banquet from April 12, 2015
Photos from the MVC WBB Awards Program, 3.12.15
SIU WBB vs. UNI, MVC Quarterfinals
Photos from Senior Day vs. Illinois State; March 7, 2015
Photos by Lewis Marien
2014-15 (Freshman Season)
2014 honorable mention All-State selection by the Associated Press ... Two-time first-team All-Conference honoree (2013, 14) ... First-team All-Area selection by the Peoria Journal Star in 2013-14 ... Led her team in scoring, rebounding, blocks assists and steals in both 2013 and 2014 ... Averaged 18 points and nine rebounds as a senior in 2013-14 ... MVP of the 2014 Manual Holiday Tournament ... Third-team All-Area selection by the Peoria Journal Star in 2013 ... 2012 second-team All-Conference honoree ... Also played tennis, qualifying for the state tournament in 2013.
Pronounced GABE-el-HOW-sen ... Daughter of Lori and Jeff Giebelhausen ... Born Aug. 8, 1996 ... Majoring in physiology ... Niece of Drake men's basketball head coach Ray Giacoletti.