Azia Washington
    Azia  Washington


    Lee's Summit, Mo.

    High School:
    Blue Springs





    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 fall in regular season finale to Illinois State, 69-54

    With the loss, SIU is locked in as the No. 5 seed for the MVC Tournament in St. Charles, Mo., on March 12-15. Southern will play No. 4 UNI at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, March 13.


    Salukis set for Senior Day tilt against Illinois State on Saturday

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


    Salukis come out on top over Loyola in overtime escapade, 74-70

    At plus-12 wins, the Salukis have now recorded the largest turnaround in school history.


    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.


    SIU WBB vs. Bradley (Salukis Go Pink 2015)

    Photos from the SIU-Bradley women's basketball game on Salukis Go Pink Day on Feb. 1, 2015.

    At Southern Illinois

    2014-15 (Junior Season)
    Game-By-Game Stats

    2013-14 (Sophomore Season)
    Game-By-Game Stats
    Played in all 30 games, starting 28 ... Ranked second on the team in scoring (9.6) and rebounding (6.8) ... Posted career-high 27 points and 15 rebounds in double-overtime win vs. Bradley ... Scored 289 points (9.6 per game) and grabbed 205 rebounds (6.8 per game) ... Also posted nine assists, blocked 16 shots and grabbed 29 steals. OVERALL MVC RANKINGS: Seventh in defensive rebounding (5.0), ninth in rebounding (6.8) and 10th in field-goal percentage (.457). MVC-ONLY RANKINGS: 10th in rebounding (6.5 per game).

    2012-13 (Freshman Season)
    Game-By-Game Stats
    Saw action in 31 games, making 16 starts • averaged 5.8 points per game and ranked second on the team with an average of 5.2 rebounds per game • had her best game of the season with season-highs of 17 points and 17 rebounds against Chicago State (Dec. 29) • named MVC Newcomer of the Week Dec. 31 following the Chicago State game • led the team with a .409 field goal percentage • scored in double figures in six games • also had a 14-rebound game against Drake (Jan. 5) • also had 28 steals and 20 assists.

    At Blue Springs High School
    Named All-State following junior season after leading Blue Springs to a 29-3 record and a state runner-up finish • ranked 71st overall and 12th among power forwards by the Dan Olson Collegiate Girls Basketball Report • ranked a three-star recruit as the 58th-best prospect at her position by ESPN Hoopgurlz.

    Full name is Azia E. Washington • Majoring in journalism-advertising and minoring in marketing • daughter of Paul and Monty Washington • born Dec. 22, 1993 • has one sister, Ariana, and one brother, Aaron.