Women’s Basketball releases schedule

Zane Clodfelter

The Eagles will open regular season play with a home contest against Asbury University on Nov. 9, with a scheduled noon tip.

The Eagles will play 13 other home games throughout the season, including visits from Kentucky Wesleyan (Nov. 26), Indianapolis (Jan. 18) and Bellarmine (Feb. 27).

USI will play an exhibition game against the University of Evansville Purple Aces at the Ford Center on Nov. 2. Last season, the Eagles fell to UE 65-47 in their exhibition opener. UE leads the all-time series against USI 16-7, and this season’s meeting is only the third meeting between the two schools since the 1986-87 season.

Rick Stein returns all five starters from last year’s team that finished the season 17-10.