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Women’s basketball loses in overtime

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor

January 30, 2016

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Women’s basketball loses third straight

Women’s basketball loses third straight

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor

January 16, 2016

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Women’s basketball loses 2nd straight game

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor

January 15, 2016

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Women’s basketball vs. West Virginia State

Amber Pretzch, Staff Photographer

November 29, 2015

University of Southern Indiana 's Women's basketball team faced off to West Virginia State University at their home court on Sunday November 29th.Contrary to games starting off the season, this was not an easy "W'" for the USI Women's team. Starting off, West Virginia State continued to lead the game by t...

Women bounce back after loss

Sarah Loesch, Sports Editor

November 29, 2015

Hannah Wascher completed two free-throws, shot a smile to the bench and jogged down the court. She struggled from the free-throw line in the women’s basketball’s win against Alice Lloyd College and said free-throws have not been her strong suit this season. “It was just a relief to finall...

Communication key on, off court

Sarah Loesch

February 6, 2015

The women's basketball team beat Quincy University Thursday night 76-55 after an all around strong performance from the team. The Eagles never trailed in the game and at one point led by 26 points. The team's offense was strong and it had four players in double figures. Senior forward Anna Hackert led the team w...

COLUMN: Can the Lady Screagles Create a Dominant Presence in the GLVC?

Jerry McCartney

January 27, 2015

As we reach the second stretch of the USI women’s basketball season, the Lady Screagles present an impressive 14-5 record overall. They are 6-3 in the GLVC and look to make an impact in the conference tournament as it approaches in March. The women’s team has taken conference losses to Drury, Wis...

Eagles fall to No. 1 Flyers

Sarah Loesch

January 25, 2015

The women's basketball team lost to Lewis University with a final score of 83-73 Saturday afternoon in the Physical Activities Center. Lewis University is currently ranked No. 1 in the GLVC. USI managed to stay close to Lewis for a majority of the first half, but with 5:47 left to play in the first ha...

Watson’s radio show gives fans chance to meet student athletes

Watson’s radio show gives fans chance to meet student athletes

Sarah Loesch

December 9, 2014

At 7 p.m. every Monday night, men's head basketball coach Rodney Watson goes live from Turoni's Pizzery and Brewery for an hour long radio show. He and radio sportscaster Dan Egierski discuss USI basketball and other topics that come up throughout the show, which airs on WYFX 106.7FM. The cro...

Marcum earns career high: Sophomore leads Eagles to sixth consecutive win

Marcum earns career high: Sophomore leads Eagles to sixth consecutive win

Bradie Gray

December 2, 2014

New Albany native Tanner Marcum scored a career high 22 points Sunday afternoon against Newberry College to finish up the USI Thanksgiving Classic. The sophomore guard scored five points in a 10-2 run that transformed the Eagle’s two point lead into a 10 point lead with just 10 minutes left in the ...

Lady Eagles take 37 point lead Saturday, continue Thanksgiving Classic today

Bradie Gray

November 29, 2014

The Lady Eagles extended its winning streak to five in a row Saturday afternoon with a hefty 88-51 lead over Harris-Stowe. The team started the game with a 13-0 run and after that the Hornets didn't stand a chance. By halftime, the Eagles had a 22 point lead after shooting 42.9 percent from the...

The best team since 1994

Jerry McCartney

November 19, 2014

The men’s and women’s basketball teams competed in season openers this past weekend as the beginning of the regular season is underway. The men’s team defeated Davis & Elkins College Saturday with a whopping 82-54 win in the first game of the year. The Screaming Eagles won its 31st straight h...

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