CARBONDALE (WSIL)-- SIU women's basketball team looked for their second conference win today - first conference win at home. The Salukis were on a two game losing streak looking to snap that against Drake University.
Junior guard Makenzie Silvey scored her 1,000th point in the first quarter. Silvey finished the night with 13 points.
Despite three Salukis finishing in double figures, Drake took this one 73-65.
Nicole Martin led SIU with 19 points and Brittany Patrick contributed with a season high 10 points.
Salukis now move to 1 and 3 in conference play.
Up next, the Salukis will finish their 3 game homestead Friday, January 17th against Missouri State University. Tip off set for 6pm.