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Basketball teams fall short to Bellarmine

After running down the court sophomore Alex Stein, a sophomore stops to pass the ball to his teammate.

Sarah Loesch, Editor-in-chief

January 17, 2017

The men's and women's basketball team's both fell to Bellarmine tonight in the first of three conference home games this week. This was the first loss for the men's team, previously 16-0 it moves to 16-1. "It came down to loose balls. They did a really good job of getting to all the loose balls,"...

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...

Eagles earn win during ‘statement game’

Junior forward T.J. Tisdell fakes out members of the University of Missouri-St. Louis men’s basketball team during the homecoming game in the PAC Saturday. Tisdell finished the game with 20 points putting USI in the lead with a final score of 86-76.

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor

February 13, 2016

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Men snap four-game losing streak

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor

January 30, 2016

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Men’s basketball bounces back from loss

Junior guard Jeril Taylor leaps to dunk during the second half of the men’s
basketball game against Truman State University Saturday in the PAC.

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor

January 16, 2016

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