The Shield

Eagles prepare for first round of NCAA tournament

Zane Clodfelter

March 15, 2013

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....

USI falls to Drury, now looks to NCAA tournament

Jimmy Pyles

March 11, 2013

The defending Great Lakes Valley Champions (GLVC) couldn’t hold off eighth-ranked Drury as USI fell 71-65 during Sunday's title game. After a long miss placed inbound pass by senior forward/center Keith DeWitt to senior guard Kenyon Smith, Drury took position with 36 seconds left in the seco...

USI/KWC rivalry ending

Zane Clodfelter

March 6, 2013

When the final buzzer sounded after No. 19 Southern Indiana defeated Kentucky Wesleyan 71-55 at the PAC Thursday, it signified not only the end of the game and regular season, but also the end of a rivalry. With KWC leaving the GLVC after this season for the newly created Great Midwest Athletic Conf...

Eagles get first round bye after win over KWC

Zane Clodfelter

March 2, 2013

With No. 19 USI down 15-8 to rival Kentucky Wesleyan, the PAC was subdued - maybe even more so than anticipated. That mood changed as soon as junior forward Taylor Wischmeier hit a jumper that sent the crowd of 2,400 into a frenzy. The Eagles (20-6, 13-5 GLVC) rode the momentum from the near-capacity...

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