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Kobe Caldwell tries to hype the student section up during the last moments of the Men’s Basketball game on Apr. 1, 2019 at the Ford Center.

Potential COVID-19 case involving student athlete

Nik Cunningham, Publications Editor October 14, 2020

Media Day is when various media outlets interview USI basketball players. The event usually ends with the teams’ coaches presenting them at the Fall Festival. Media Day was supposed to be Tuesday...

Former USI athlete Stan Gouard was named the 10th head coach of the men's basketball team. Gouard served 12 years as head coach of the UIndy before returning to USI.

Basketball heating up in hopes of season

Christian Rigg and Nathanial Barbee October 8, 2020

Seven months ago, the men’s basketball team was on their way to Indianapolis for the regional tournament. It was at the Cracker Barrel in Bloomington where the team found out their season was over. There...

The Women's basketball team celebrates after a win.

Lessons on mental toughness

Students overcome mental barriers, find success
Sarah Rogers, Features Editor January 22, 2019

Alex Davidson spent her first two seasons on the basketball team sitting the bench. The senior elementary education major’s family would crowd the bleachers each game, only to see Davidson play...

Sophomore guard Kaydie Grooms guards sophomore forward Megan Dahlstrom during a practice Thursday. This was the first practice of the season for the women’s team.

New faces not problem for basketball teams

Sarah Loesch October 21, 2015

This year’s women’s basketball team has something to prove. Randa Harshbarger, a sophomore guard, said people see the team as an underdog after seven seniors graduated last year. Harshbarger said...

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