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Junior forward Emmanuel Little drives to the basket against Lewis University Saturday afternoon at the Screaming Eagles Arena.

Little humbled by college success

Nik Cunningham, Sports Editor February 25, 2020

Emmanuel Little’s family encouraged him to play basketball after growing three or four inches in the summer of his eighth-grade year.  Despite his height increase, Little wasn’t considered the...

Homecoming game ends in narrow victory

Homecoming game ends in narrow victory

February 16, 2020

The men's basketball team fought hard against the Missouri - St. Louis, narrowly edging out the Tritons on their way to a 67-66 victory. The Eagles struggled to keep up the Tritons for much of the game,...

Braden Fitzjerrells. junior guard, shoots the ball Monday night at the Screaming Eagles Arena.

Versatility guides Eagles to 5-0 start

Nik Cunningham, Sports Editor November 26, 2019

The Men’s basketball team is currently undefeated at 5-0. The Screaming Eagles offense has been firing on all cylinders, scoring a total of 459 points in those five games, an average of 92 points per...

Emmanuel Little shooting at practice Friday.

“We’re not done yet.”

Basketball players Alex Stein, Emmanuel Little and Nate Hanson talk Championship
Nik Cunningham 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...

Freshmen Mateo Rivera (3) and Emmanuel Little (14) watch from the sidelines during the Small College Basketball Hall of Fame Classic at the Ford Center Nov. 3-4.

Freshmen fitting into the formula

Taylor O'Neil Hall, Sports Editor November 8, 2017

In the most recent regular season game, the USI men’s basketball team played, an 88-75 win against Kentucky Wesleyan Saturday to conclude the Small College Basketball Hall of Fame Classic at the Ford...

Emmanuel Little, 18, was shot at an Indianapolis house party Saturday morning.

Freshman basketball player shot at Indianapolis party

Gabi Wy and Taylor Hall August 6, 2017

Emmanuel Little, a university freshman and USI basketball player, was shot twice at a house party on the north side of Indianapolis just past midnight Saturday morning, according to a police report. Little,...

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