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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...

Evansville will host 2015 NCAA Elite Eight

Evansville will host 2015 NCAA Elite Eight

Zane Clodfelter

December 11, 2013


Filed under Breaking News, Sports

Evansville Sports Corp will announce today that Ford Center and Evansville will be the host of the 2015 NCAA Division II Elite Eight and the 2017 NCAA II Cross Country Championships. A press conference has been scheduled for 3:30 p.m. in the lobby of Ford Center to announce the additional tournaments. The venue i...

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