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A career after basketball

A career after basketball

Nik Cunningham, Sports Editor

September 17, 2019

From USI to Malaysia, Australia and Thailand, one alumnus traveled the world to do one thing: tell stories. Will Harris, a 2004 USI graduate and former basketball player, has traveled around the world and is now a well-known cinematographer. Harris has always been in love with basketball and storytelling and while having no...

Looking at the recent History of USI sports

Looking at the recent History of USI sports

Nik Cunningham, Sports Editor

August 29, 2019

The University of Southern Indiana has not been around very long. It started in the 60s and USI is still going strong today. With everything constantly moving forward, it is always good to look back at our accomplishments. Nov. 29, 2007: Women’s Basketball have an undefeated season Apr. 10, 2...

Freshman basketball player shot at Indianapolis party

Freshman basketball player shot at Indianapolis party

Gabi Wy and Taylor Hall

August 6, 2017

Emmanuel Little, a university freshman and USI basketball player, was shot twice at a house party on the north side of Indianapolis just past midnight Saturday morning, according to a police report. Little, 18, survived despite "possible internal injuries" in the police report, and he tweeted about...

GALLERY: Women’s basketball team beats Lewis 85-65

Jordan Auker and Katie Thompson, Photographers

January 23, 2017

The women's basketball team beat Lewis University 85-65 Saturday afternoon in the PAC.

GALLERY: Women’s basketball beats Parkside 78-71

Jordan Auker, Photographer

January 23, 2017

The women's basketball team beat University of Wisconsin-Parkside 78-71 Thursday afternoon in the PAC.

GALLERY: Men’s basketball beats Parkside 76-72

Jordan Auker, Photographer

January 23, 2017

Men's basketball team beats University of Wisconsin-Parkside 76-72 Thursday evening in the PAC.

GALLERY: Men’s Basketball beats Lewis 80-57

Jordan Auker, Photographer

January 23, 2017

The men's basketball team beat Lewis University 80-57 Saturday afternoon in the PAC.

Basketball teams fall short to Bellarmine

Basketball teams fall short to Bellarmine

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,"...

Midnight Madness boasts change in campus culture

Midnight Madness boasts change in campus culture

Bradie Gray

October 21, 2014

T.I.’s “Bring Em Out’ blasted from speakers in the Physical Activities Center as the fan section stood up in unison, phones ready to SnapChat USI's new mascot. A countdown began and as the audience screamed “One!" the new and improved Archibald Eagle ran out onto the court as a giant blow up ...

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...

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