Southern Illinois and Northern Iowa were neck-and-neck for 36 minutes of play, but in the last four UNI pulled away after Amber Sorenson hit three treys in 98 seconds to end SIU's season in a 59-50 loss at Family Arena on Friday afternoon.
No. 5 seed Southern Illinois will be looking to advance to its first conference tournament semifinal in nearly two decades on Friday when it will square off against No. 4 Northern Iowa in the quarterfinals of the Missouri Valley Conference Women's Basketball Tournament at The Family Arena in St. Charles, Mo.
The Missouri Valley Conference unveiled its All-Conference teams on Wednesday morning, revealing three Salukis that earned All-MVC distinction. Junior Dyana Pierre was named First-Team All-MVC and a member of the All-Defensive team, Rishonda Napier was also named First-Team All-MVC and freshman Kylie Giebelhausen was picked for the MVC...
Saluki redshirt sophomore Rishonda Napier has been named a Second-Team Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete for the 2014-15 season, the MVC announced Tuesday.
The Saluki women's basketball team couldn't put it together in its regular season finale, falling to Illinois State 69-54 on Senior Day on Saturday afternoon at SIU Arena.