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Tennessee runs away from USI

Taylor Wischmeier goes up for a shot against Tennessee in Knoxville. PHOTO: USI Sports Information
November 7, 2013

Blown layups and bad turnovers had Southern Indiana in an early 20-5 hole, and Eagles were never able to recover. Tennessee used their fast start to control the game from start to finish as they cruised...

Eagles look for improvement after UE loss

Rick Stein's Eagles fell in their lone exhibition game at the Ford Center to the University of Evansville.
November 4, 2013

There was a reason why University of Southern Indiana women’s basketball Head Coach Rick Stein scheduled the University of Evansville for another preseason exhibition game at the Ford Center. The...

USI falls to Indiana 83-68

Senior forward Taylor Wischmeier drives on an Indiana player during Saturday's exhibition game.
October 31, 2013

Hoosiers out-score Eagles 23-2 in transition points Southern Indiana knew the challenges of facing a Division I powerhouse who came into the game as the reigning Big Ten Conference regular-season...

Players emulate favorite athletes

October 31, 2013

When Cayla Herbst was a child she didn't know she would be a college basketball player one day, but one of her Halloween costumes may have revealed a bit of foreshadowing. "When I was little, I dressed...

Coaches embrace teaching roles

Coaches embrace teaching roles
October 29, 2013

USI men’s soccer coach Mat Santoro said if he wasn’t a college soccer coach, he would want to be a professor. “That’s kind of like my other dream job,” Santoro said.  “I think the thing...

RECAP: Southern Indiana at Indiana

October 26, 2013

Pregame: We are 90 minutes away from tip between the Southern Indiana Screaming Eagles and the Indiana Hoosiers at Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Ind. IU players are already warming up and USI players...

GAMEDAY: Eagles set to battle Big Ten foe Indiana

Follow all day for continuous coverage of USI's exhibition season opener at Indiana.
October 26, 2013

Southern Indiana will begin their 2013-2014 schedule in an exhibition contest against Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind. tonight at Assembly Hall. Tip is scheduled for 6 p.m. (Central time). What...

Division II Elite Eight returns to original home

The Ford Center will host the GLVC men's and women's tournament in addition to the men's Division II Elite Eight in March. (FILE PHOTO/The Shield)
October 23, 2013

For the second straight season, the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) Tournament will be at the Ford Center in Evansville, starting with the quarterfinal round on March 7, and ending with the championship...

Q/A with Madeline Kriz

October 18, 2013

Sophomore Madeline Kriz has already made an impact in her short time on campus. The Danville, Ky. native earned Academic All-GLVC honors in both cross country and outdoor track and field during her...

Hackert gains two preseason honors

Anna Hackert runs the offense last season against Bellarmine. Photo: USI Sports Information Department
October 16, 2013

While the first practice for Southern Indiana women’s basketball took place on Tuesday, it didn’t prevent USI junior forward/center Anna Hackert from picking up her first accolade for the 2013-14...

COLUMN: View from the Cone, Eagles look for national exposure in exhibition contests

Zane Clodfelter, sports editor
September 24, 2013

  Last year, when the announcement was made that Southern Indiana would play Evansville at the Ford Center, there was general excitement among those on campus. After all, students and faculty...

5 players, 5 countries

September 17, 2013

The USI men’s tennis team knows a thing or two about different cultures. That’s because of the seven team members, five are from different countries. The members represent countries from New Zealand,...

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