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.
Tipoff is set for 2:05 p.m. at SIU Arena.
At plus-12 wins, the Salukis have now recorded the largest turnaround in school history.
For just $25, fans can receive four general admission tickets to all three SIU women's basketball games over the Thanksgiving holiday.
Photos from Senior Day vs. Illinois State; March 7, 2015
Photos from the SIU-Bradley women's basketball game on Salukis Go Pink Day on Feb. 1, 2015.
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
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.