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Watson retires as men’s head basketball coach

Coach Rodney Watson celebrates his 232 career win at USI after defeating Kentucky Wesleyan 82-63 at the Screaming Eagles Arena. Watson announced his retirement Monday.
March 23, 2020

Men’s head basketball coach Rodney Watson is retiring, the university announced Monday. Watson, USI’s all time winningest head coach, said via video message the timing was perfect for “a new...

“We’re not done yet.”

Emmanuel Little shooting at practice Friday.
Basketball players Alex Stein, Emmanuel Little and Nate Hanson talk Championship
March 26, 2019

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...

Lady Eagles stay humble after National Championship win

Student athletes with the University of Southern Indiana's Women's softball team practice at the Broadway Sports Complex, Aug. 28, 2018.
August 28, 2018

The University of Southern Indiana’s Women’s Softball team is digging their talons into a new season. After soaring high from last season with a national championship, the team isn’t letting...

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