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GALLERY: USI Men’s Basketball defeats Missouri S&T 86-78

GALLERY: USI Men’s Basketball defeats Missouri S&T 86-78

Jordan Auker, Photographer
February 3, 2017
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The men's basketball team beat Missouri University of Science and Technology Thursday evening 86-78 at the PAC.

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GALLERY: USI Women’s basketball team defeats Missouri S&T 99-73

GALLERY: USI Women’s basketball team defeats Missouri S&T 99-73

Jordan Auker, Photographer
February 2, 2017
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The women's basketball team beat Missouri University of Science and Technology Thursday evening 99-73 at the PAC.

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Dancers find lasting positions on team

Mackenzie Drew
October 26, 2015
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Taylor Sisk started dancing for USI her freshmen year. After her time as a dancer ended, she wanted to continue to work with the team. “My love of dance and wanting to help the team succeed (brought me back as a coach),” Sisk said. Sisk said the USI dance team is one of the strongest in Divis...

COLUMN: Weekend tournaments provide preview of NCAA tournament schedule

COLUMN: Weekend tournaments provide preview of NCAA tournament schedule

Zane Clodfelter
December 9, 2013
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Rodney Watson and the Southern Indiana men’s basketball team will play a diverse group of opponents in the non-conference slate, before beginning its quest for yet another Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) title when the conference campaign begins Jan. 3 at Rockhurst. The diverse schedule is evident, just ...

Inside look at USI volleyball player

Meredith Harris
December 5, 2013
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At 6-foot-2, Abbey Winter uses her height to gain an advantage on the volleyball court, and family genetics play a big part in it. Winter is one of a line of tall people in her family. Her father stands at 6-foot-4, her mom at 5-foot-11, and her brother measures in at 6-foot-4 as a sophomore in high...

Joergens legacy lives on through his tournament

Joergens legacy lives on through his tournament

Zane Clodfelter
December 4, 2013
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No. 11 Southern Indiana didn’t need any additional motivation after falling behind by 20 to IU Southeast in their final game of the Bill Joergens Memorial Classic on Saturday. After all, the game USI found itself in carries the name of one of the university’s biggest supporters. “Bill’s love...

Attendance numbers continue to pace the GLVC

Zane Clodfelter
November 20, 2013
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While attendance numbers have dropped at the Physical Activities Center (PAC) for men’s basketball games, Southern Indiana still remains one of the leaders in Division II attendance coming into this season. In 2012-2013, USI averaged 1,520 fans in 15 regular season games at the PAC. The biggest...

Players emulate favorite athletes

Dennis Marshall
October 31, 2013
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When Cayla Herbst was a child she didn't know she would be a college basketball player one day, but one of her Halloween costumes may have revealed a bit of foreshadowing. "When I was little, I dressed as Michael Jordan for Halloween. My dad bought me the Bulls jumpsuit and I thought it was really...

Division II Elite Eight returns to original home

Division II Elite Eight returns to original home

Zane Clodfelter
October 23, 2013
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For the second straight season, the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) Tournament will be at the Ford Center in Evansville, starting with the quarterfinal round on March 7, and ending with the championship game two days later. Southern Indiana's men's basketball team hopes it will be playing lo...

Hackert gains two preseason honors

Hackert gains two preseason honors

Zane Clodfelter
October 16, 2013
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While the first practice for Southern Indiana women’s basketball took place on Tuesday, it didn’t prevent USI junior forward/center Anna Hackert from picking up her first accolade for the 2013-14 season. Hackert was selected as a Super 16 Preseason All-American by the Women’s Division II Bulletin, in addition to being picked as the preseason Great Lakes Valley Conferenc...

Eagles prepare for first round of NCAA tournament

Zane Clodfelter
March 15, 2013
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As 2-seed Southern Indiana prepares for their NCAA Midwest Regional opener against 7-seed Wayne State Saturday (2:30cst tip), USI Head Coach Rodney Watson continues to see improvement from his players with the last leg of the season quickly approaching. “We feel good about our team,” Watson said....

Ford Center to host first Division II event

Zane Clodfelter
March 6, 2013
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Although the site now boasts nothing more than a large hole, the intersection of Boeke Avenue and Division Street in Evansville was once home to Roberts Stadium, a destination for Division II basketball programs across the country. From 1957-1976, Roberts Stadium hosted the Division II Elite Eigh...

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