The Shield

Eagles bounce back with victories over Wisconsin-Parkside

Randa Harshbarger, a junior guard, dribbles up the court, before giving directions to her team.

Sarah Loesch, Editor-in-chief

January 19, 2017

The men's and women's basketball teams both earned wins in the second game of the three-game home series. Tonight the women's team beat Wisconsin-Parkside 78-71 led by double-figure performances from four players. Tanner Marcum led the team with 24 points, Kaydie Grooms scored 15 and both Morgan...

Men’s basketball extends win streak, keeps perfect record

During a game last season, guard Alex Stein dribbles the ball down the court during the first half of a game against Truman State University January in the PAC.

Sarah Loesch, Editor-in-chief

January 5, 2017

The men's basketball team came out with its 13th win of the season to keep a perfect record both in the Great Lakes Valley Conference and overall with a 88-71 victory over William Jewell College. The team had three players in double figures, Jeril Taylor (17), Alex Stein (13) and Cortez Macklin...

Men’s basketball heads into conference play 12-0

Men's basketball heads into conference play 12-0

Sarah Loesch, Editor-in-chief

January 2, 2017

The USI men's basketball team played its last non-conference game of the season and came away with a 122-59 win over Bluefield State College. The team was fueled by double-figure scoring from eight players including senior Jeril Taylor who ended the night with a triple-double. Assistant Coach Kevin...

Men’s basketball heads to second round of conference tournament

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor

February 28, 2016

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Men’s basketball falters in second half

Freshman forward Jacob Norman dunks during the second half of the men’s basketball game against Maryville University in the PAC Thursday. Maryville won 89-80.

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor

February 12, 2016

"We're always going to come out hot on the offensive end," the senior guard said. "...It's just more about stringing together some defensive stops."

Win streak ends for men’s basketball

Junior guard Bobo Drummond leaps for a basket in the second half of the men’s basketball game against Quincy University in the PAC Thursday night.

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor

January 15, 2016

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Men’s basketball finishes strong in non-conference play

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor

December 30, 2015

"I just continued to look for the guys with the hot hands," Drummond said. "I think my teammates fed off my unselfishness and they decided to make the extra pass and look out for guys themselves."

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