Rishonda Napier
    Rishonda  Napier

    RS Sophomore

    Burbank, Calif.

    High School:


    Point Guard


    Salukis fall 59-50 to UNI in MVC Quarterfinals

    Southern broke the MVC Tournament record for team rebounds in a single game with 57.


    No. 5 seed Salukis ready to square off against No. 4 UNI at MVC Tournament

    SIU has not advanced to the conference tournament semifinals since 1996-97.


    Salukis bookend historic regular season with four All-Conference honors

    Four All-MVC honors is tied for the second-most in a single season in SIU history.


    Rishonda Napier named Second-Team MVC Scholar-Athlete

    Napier is the first Saluki to earn higher than Honorable Mention since 2008-09 (Erica Smith, Second-Team).


    Salukis set for Senior Day tilt against Illinois State on Saturday

    Tipoff is set for 2:05 p.m. at SIU Arena.


    2015 MVC WBB Awards

    Photos from the MVC WBB Awards Program, 3.12.15


    SIU WBB vs. UNI, MVC Quarterfinals

    SIU WBB vs. UNI, MVC Quarterfinals


    SIU WBB vs. Illinois State (Senior Day)

    Photos from Senior Day vs. Illinois State; March 7, 2015


    SIU WBB vs. Wichita State

    Photos by Lewis Marien


    SIU WBB vs. Missouri State

    Photos courtesy of Lewis Marien.

    At Southern Illinois

    2014-15 (Redshirt Sophomore Season)

    2013-14 (Sophomore Season)
    Game-By-Game Stats
    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

    Game-By-Game Stats
    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.