Dyana Pierre scored 31 points on a perfect 14-of-14 mark from the field, breaking Connie Price-Smith's 1982 school record of field goals made without a miss (12-of-12).
Tipoff is scheduled for 12:05 p.m. at SIU Arena, game one of a Saluki Basketball doubleheader.
Dyana Pierre recorded her 25th career double-double with 18 points and 15 rebounds.
SIU looking to become 5-2 for the first time since 1991-92.
Today's attendance of 1,975 is the eighth-highest in Saluki women's basketball history at SIU Arena.
Photos from the Saluki women's basketball game against Mercer on Nov. 30, 2014.
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 (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.
|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|