–After a solid performance on Saturday against Illinois-Springfield, sophomore forward Egidijus Mockevicius is showing glimpses of what could turn into a big advantage for UE basketball. Rebounding, post-ups, blocked shots — head coach Marty Simmons sees hope in the depth of the frontcourt.
–The men’s golf team wrapped up the fall schedule with a good showing at the Hummingbird Intercollegiate. Sophomore Alex Turner tied for third, while the Aces took ninth.
–Simmons is starting his weekly radio show again, and the first episode starts tonight from 6-7 p.m.
–Kelby Jenkins was named to the MVC Scholar-Athlete Team for the second consecutive year.
–From around the MVC: The Chicago Tribune put out its Missouri Valley Conference preview, giving a quick rundown of all the teams. Check it out here.
–From around the MVC: CBS’ Jerry Palm put out his preseason bracketology. Palm has Wichita State obviously making the tournament, earning a 5-seed in the West bracket, and Indiana State earned an at-large bid, playing in one of the four play-in games.