Southern broke the MVC Tournament record for team rebounds in a single game with 57.
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.
Napier is the first Saluki to earn higher than Honorable Mention since 2008-09 (Erica Smith, Second-Team).
Tipoff is set for 2:05 p.m. at SIU Arena.
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
Photos courtesy of Lewis Marien.
At Southern Illinois
2014-15 (Redshirt Sophomore Season)
2013-14 (Sophomore Season)
Played in five games, starting four ... Averaged 7.2 points and 3.6 rebounds and 2.0 assists ... Redshirted.
2012-13 (Freshman Season)
MVC All-Freshman Team
Saw action in 30 games, making 26 starts ranked second on the team in minutes (958) for an average of 31.9 per game ranked second on the team with an average of 11.3 points per game scored 339 points for the season, which ranks seventh in SIU history among freshmen scored a season-high 23 points against Wichita State (Jan. 25) named MVC Freshman of the Week Jan. 28 scored in double figures in 18 games with four games of 20 points or more led SIU with 57 3-pointers made, which ranks ninth in SIU history for a single season attempted 166 3-pointers, which ranks ninth in SIU history for a single season made six 3-pointers against Wichita State, which is tied for fifth in SIU history for a single game led SIU with a .800 free throw percentage ranked second on the team with 75 assists and 37 steals.
At Bellarmine-Jefferson High School
Averaged 20.4 points, 3.2 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.6 steals per game as a senior earned First-Team All-State honors three times during high school career named a McDonald's All-American nominee following senior season helped Bell-Jeff to a California Division V State Championship during freshman season.
Full name is Rishonda Janell Napier major is management daughter of Richard and Clara Napier has six siblings born Feb. 1, 1994.