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This week in USI athletics

Zane Clodfelter

December 3, 2013

Guy posts top-10 finish as Eagles place 11th at NCAA meet Southern Indiana sophomore Johnnie Guy finished with a ninth-place showing at the NCAA II National Championships. No. 7 USI settled for an 11th-place finish out of 32 teams on the field. Guy, who becomes the Eagles' 18th cross country All...

Jones ready to play after shoulder injury

Jones ready to play after shoulder injury

Jessie Hellmann

November 22, 2013

Southern Indiana men's basketball forward/center Chuck Jones is looking forward to being back on the court after his season-ending shoulder injury last year. “It feels great to be back,” Jones said. “I’m just excited with all the pieces we have, and I’m ready to get on the floor.” The...

Eagles blow past Davis & Elkins to capture second victory

Zane Clodfelter

November 20, 2013

When Davis & Elkins College freshman guard Stephanie Wooten scored a basket to give the Senators a 2-0 lead, the Eagles found themselves down early at the Physical Activities Center (PAC). The deficit didn’t last long, as Southern Indiana followed with a 16-0 run, capped by a Jessica Parker...

Attendance numbers continue to pace the GLVC

Zane Clodfelter

November 20, 2013

While attendance numbers have dropped at the Physical Activities Center (PAC) for men’s basketball games, Southern Indiana still remains one of the leaders in Division II attendance coming into this season. In 2012-2013, USI averaged 1,520 fans in 15 regular season games at the PAC. The biggest...

COLUMN: Appreciate the KWC rivalry while you can

COLUMN: Appreciate the KWC rivalry while you can

Zane Clodfelter

November 20, 2013

The ever-changing college landscape has created a situation where longtime rivalries are put aside for monetary gain. Universities are leaving conferences at all levels of the NCAA for bigger paychecks, letting historic rivalries fade. Southern Indiana and Kentucky Wesleyan haven’t let the Panthers...

Eagles’ guard Thomas leads by example

Eagles’ guard Thomas leads by example

Zane Clodfelter

November 13, 2013

For Southern Indiana senior guard Lawrence Thomas, every passing day is one step closer to the end of his collegiate career. The Springfield, Ill. native knows it, and he is making the most of out his fifth and final season in the USI uniform. “As a senior, every day is your last something,” Th...

Eagles add an exhibition game to men’s basketball schedule

Zane Clodfelter

November 13, 2013

The schedule for Rodney Watson and his Southern Indiana men’s basketball program has an addition. The Eagles added an exhibition contest against Saint Catharine College which will take place today at the Physical Activities Center (PAC). The game tips at 4 p.m. and is free to the public. “We were...

IT’S A WIN-LOSE SITUATION: Exhibitions rake in $21,000 in guarantees

IT’S A WIN-LOSE SITUATION: Exhibitions rake in $21,000 in guarantees

Zane Clodfelter

November 12, 2013

Southern Indiana men’s basketball team fell in both of its exhibition games against Indiana and Tennessee, but the Eagles' program made the most of its two trips. The beneficial qualities of the exhibition contests weren't just noticed on the court, but in the pocketbook as well. The men’s basketball program earned $10,000 in gua...

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