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USI falls short of title game

USI falls short of title game

Nik Cunningham, Sports Editor

April 9, 2019


Filed under Sports

Elite Eight The atmosphere of USI men’s basketball NCAA Division II Elite Eight game against West Texas A&M was electric with over 7,000 people in attendance at the Ford Center March 27. The attendance hit the new record for the most in an Elite Eight game. The number included thousands...

“We’re not done yet.”

“We’re not done yet.”

Nik Cunningham

March 26, 2019


Filed under Sports

Nate Hanson describes the feeling of winning that game like he was seeing it on TV. “First half, we started out really well, and they ended up going on a run. They went up about 18. Second half, Coach Gant, gotta give credit to him, came up and it really got us motivated to play and we have a r...

Southern Indiana Dance Marathon to host annual tournament

Southern Indiana Dance Marathon to host annual tournament

Caroline Schultheis, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019


Filed under News, News Briefs

The Southern Indiana Dance Marathon will host its annual 3 v 3 basketball tournament Apr. 8 from 7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. in the Recreational Fitness and Wellness Center indoor basketball courts. This event will cost $5 per person and students can sign up until the day of the event online using the l...

PAC Comeback

PAC Comeback

Nik Cunningham, Sports Editor

March 12, 2019


Filed under Sports

Rodney Watson said the Senior Night game was something no one would be able to ever forget. “To win a game dramatically like that... no one will ever be able to forget, whether it was the players, the coaches, the fans,” the head men’s basketball coach said. “That kind of took place of the ...

Women’s basketball hopeful for bigger turnout

Women’s basketball hopeful for bigger turnout

Jeana Everhart, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Sports

Jordan Auker Audrey Turner thinks men’s sports, including basketball, are more hyped than women’s sports. “I think the timing of men’s games is better, and in general it’s a faster-paced game and people would rather watch that,” the freshman special education major said. Turne...

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