For just $25, fans can receive four general admission tickets to all three SIU women's basketball games over the Thanksgiving holiday.
Southern has not started a season with two consecutive road wins since 1991-92.
Olivia Bowling (5-9, Guard, New Haven, Ky./Elizabethtown HS), Tiajaney Hawkins (5-10, Guard/Forward, East Chicago, Ind./East Chicago Central HS) and Ashley Hummel (6-2, Forward/Center, Galloway, Ohio/Hilliard Bradley HS) comprise the first three signings of Cindy Stein's 2015-16 recruiting class.
Southern is looking for its first road season opener victory since 2000 (at Illinois-Chicago, 57-40).
Three Salukis scored in double-figures: Azia Washington (18 points, nine rebounds, two steals), Rishonda Napier (14 points, three assists, two steals) and Dyana Pierre (14 points, 7-of-11 FG).
Photos from SIU's exhibition contest vs. Quincy, 11.7.14
2014-15 SIU Women's Basketball Team
WBB vs. Austin Peay, 11.12.13
Women's Basketball vs. Evansville (MVC Tournament)
Women's Basketball vs. Missouri State
At Southern Illinois
2014-15 (Senior Season)
2013-14 (Junior Season)
Played in three games, averaging 4.0 points and 3.0 rebounds.
2012-13 (Sophomore Season)
Played in 27 games, making six starts averaged 3.9 points and 3.4 rebounds per game scored a season-high 11 points on three occasions recorded a season-high 10 rebounds at Loyola Chicago (Nov. 17) also recorded 25 steals and 13 assists.
2011-12 (Freshman Season)
Played in all 30 games, making 26 starts earned MVC All-Freshman Team honors led the team and ranked seventh in the MVC in rebounding with an average of 7.3 rebounds per game ranked third on the team in scoring at 6.3 points per game had her best game of the season against Northern Iowa (Jan. 7) with career highs of 18 points and 16 rebounds led the team with four double-doubles and five double-digit rebound games ranked third on the team with 29 steals ranked second on the team with 19 blocks ranked third on the team with a field goal percentage of .448.
Knoxville West High School
Scored 1,513 career points, pulled down 930 career rebounds and recorded 176 career steals named All-District all four years and All-Knoxville Interscholastic League three times helped the Lady Rebels to a 31-3 record with District, Region, and Sectional Championships for the program's first-ever state tournament berth during her senior season.
Full name is Alexus JaNeice Patterson major is early childhood education daughter of Tyrone and Tonya Patterson has one brother and one sister born Aug. 7, 1993.
|Friday, Dec 19|
|Women's Basketball||New Orleans, La.||8:00 PM||Free Audio|
|Saturday, Dec 20|
|Women's Basketball||New Orleans, La.||3:00 PM||Free Audio|
|Tuesday, Dec 30|
|Women's Basketball||Morehead, Ky.||5:00 PM||Free Audio|
|Sunday, Jan 4|
|Women's Basketball||Normal, Ill.||2:05 PM||Free Audio|
|Friday, Jan 9|
|Women's Basketball||Cedar Falls, Iowa||7:00 PM||Free Audio|
|Sunday, Jan 11|
|Women's Basketball||Des Moines, Iowa||2:05 PM||Free Audio|
|Friday, Jan 16|
|Women's Basketball||Carbondale, Ill.||6:05 PM||Free Audio|
|Sunday, Jan 18|
|Women's Basketball||Carbondale, Ill.||12:05 PM||Free Audio|
|Friday, Jan 23|
|Women's Basketball||Springfield, Mo.||7:05 PM||Free Audio|
|Sunday, Jan 25|
|Women's Basketball||Wichita, Kan||5:45 PM||Free Audio|