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Junior captain relies on teamwork to succeed

Emma DeHart, junior guard, drives to the basket against Missouri S&T in 2017

Nik Cunningham, Sports Editor

February 11, 2020

Emma DeHart said she had challenges playing basketball in high school. The coaches didn’t trust her to play well and she had to change coaches three times, but she loved the consistency of playing and the teamwork associated with the game. Now she’s one of three captains of the women’s basketball te...

What we’ve missed while on break

Kobe Caldwell, senior guard, celebrates during a timeout Saturday night at the Screaming Eagles Arena.

Nik Cunningham, Sports Editor

January 14, 2020

Dec. 15 The men’s basketball team defeated the Lincoln Lynxes by 20 points, 81-61. Junior Forward Emmanuel Little compiled a double-double with 18 points and 15 rebounds. Senior Guard Darnell Butleradded another 18 points, shooting 5-8 on three-pointers.  Little was named the GLVC Player of the We...

Lessons on mental toughness

The Women's basketball team celebrates after a win.

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 the last minute of every game. “My family was proud that I was even on the team,” Davidson said. “But to me, it was e...

Women’s basketball team to walk for a cure

The 2018 Komen Evansville Tri-State Race for the Cure will begin at 7 a.m. Sunday at the Eastland Mall.

Emma Corry, Special to The Shield

September 25, 2018

Alex Davidson described the Race for the Cure as moving and empowering. The women’s basketball team will walk with the university team for the 2018 Komen Evansville Tri-State Race for the Cure Sunday at the Eastland Mall. Susan G. Komen is an organization focused on raising funds for loc...

Women’s basketball hopeful for bigger turnout

Women's basketball hopeful for bigger turnout

Jeana Everhart, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018

Jordan Auker Audrey Turner thinks men’s sports, including basketball, are more hyped than women’s sports. “I think the timing of men’s games is better, and in general it’s a faster-paced game and people would rather watch that,” the freshman special education major said. Turne...

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