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Eagles bounce back with victories over Wisconsin-Parkside

Eagles bounce back with victories over Wisconsin-Parkside

Sarah Loesch, Editor-in-chief
January 19
Filed under Sports

The men's and women's basketball teams both earned wins in the second game of the three-game home series. Tonight the women's team beat Wisconsin-Parkside 78-71 led by double-figure performances from four players. Tanner Marcum led the team with 24 points, Kaydie Grooms scored 15 and both Morgan...

Men’s basketball heads into conference play 12-0

Men’s basketball heads into conference play 12-0

Sarah Loesch, Editor-in-chief
January 2
Filed under Sports

The USI men's basketball team played its last non-conference game of the season and came away with a 122-59 win over Bluefield State College. The team was fueled by double-figure scoring from eight players including senior Jeril Taylor who ended the night with a triple-double. Assistant Coach Kevin...

Men’s basketball advances to 8-0

Men’s basketball advances to 8-0

Sarah Loesch, Editor-in-chief
December 11
Filed under Sports

The men's basketball team brought its season record to 8-0 with a 98-83 win against Lees-McRae College this evening. The team was led by sophomores Alex Stein and Jacob Norman who were high school teammates at Reitz High School before both heading to USI to continue their basketball careers. Stein...

Savor the moments

Savor the moments

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor
March 1
Filed under Sports

  A few weeks ago, I had a conversation with high school journalism students about the dreaded “We’re a family” quote that often pops up in athletics. The students told me the phrase is banned in their yearbook because of  overuse and  fear of playing into a cliché. From my position of m...

Men’s basketball heads to second round of conference tournament

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor
February 28
Filed under Sports

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Eagles earn overtime win, head to conference tournament

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor
February 26
Filed under Sports

On senior night, in front of a crowd of 1597 people, the USI men's basketball team beat Bellarmine University in a 89-82 overtime win. Junior forward T.J. Tisdell said the team couldn't end the regular season with a loss, especially for the seniors on the team, Travis Britt and Shane Seniour. In ...

George Edwards leaves Eagles with three games left

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor
February 16
Filed under Sports Briefs

Senior forward George Edwards has decided to leave the men's basketball team this season, according to a news release from the Athletics Department. Edwards was fourth on the team in scoring, with 11.8 points per game. Three games remain in the team's regular season before the start of the GLVC...

Eagles earn win during ‘statement game’

Eagles earn win during ‘statement game’

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor
February 13
Filed under Sports

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Men’s basketball falters in second half

Men’s basketball falters in second half

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor
February 12
Filed under Sports

"We're always going to come out hot on the offensive end," the senior guard said. "...It's just more about stringing together some defensive stops."

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Men snap four-game losing streak

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor
January 30
Filed under Sports

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Men’s basketball bounces back from loss

Men’s basketball bounces back from loss

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor
January 16
Filed under Sports

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