Aces offer three more Class of 2016 prospects

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The University of Evansville basketball program has offered scholarships to Class of 2016 guards Tarkus Ferguson and Zac Saddler, according to Twitter reports. UE is also one of 14 schools to offer 6-foot-9 rising senior power forward John Fulkerson, according to Andrew Pearson of the Asheville Citizen-Times. As a junior, Fulkerson set a single-season record with… Read more »

Ohio transfer Ryan Taylor reportedly visiting UE

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The University of Evansville men’s basketball team is reportedly courting Ohio University transfer Ryan Taylor to fill its one remaining scholarship. Taylor started 28 games as a true freshman last season, ranking fourth on the Bobcats at 8.1 points per game. The 6-foot-5 wing player also averaged 2.5 rebounds and 1.3 assists. Jason Arkley, who covers… Read more »

Aces among schools to offer athletic Class of 2016 wing

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The University of Evansville reportedly offered a men’s basketball scholarship to Adrian Moore this spring. Moore, a 6-foot-4, 185-pound wing player, also holds offers from Tulsa and Wake Forest, according to a July 10 Rivals.com article. And other high-major programs have shown interest in Moore, according to the Rivals.com story. The North Little Rock High School (Ark.) senior-to-be… Read more »

Castle forward Nunge picks up Evansville scholarship offer

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Castle High School forward Jack Nunge picked up a scholarship offer from the University of Evansville men’s basketball program Saturday, according to Nunge’s AAU program. Coach Marty Simmons of the University of Evansville has offered 2017 6'9 Jack Nunge of Castle (IN). — PCB Grassroots (@PocketCityAAU) July 11, 2015 Nunge is the second Class of… Read more »

Mockevicius, Lithuania fall to U.S. in World University Games quarterfinal

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Representing the United States, the University of Kansas men’s basketball team outscored Lithuania by 19 in the final quarter to pull away for a 70-48 win in the quarterfinals of the World University Games in Gwangju, South Korea. University of Evansville center Egidijus Mockevicius contributed two points, five rebounds and three blocks for Lithuania, which fell… Read more »

UE offers Class of 2017 shooting guard

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Cooper Neese, a rising junior at Cloverdale High School (Indiana), has picked up a scholarship offer from the University of Evansville men’s basketball program, according to multiple Twitter reports. Regarded as a shooter, the 6-foot-3, 160-pound Neese averaged 17.1 points, 4.8 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 2.7 steals per game as a sophomore. He knocked down… Read more »

MVC men’s basketball spring update

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    The MVC spring update is compiled from conference beat writers: Bradley (9-24, 3-15 MVC) 1. What was the team’s major off-season issue that needed addressing? Bradley’s needs were numerous after a 9-24 season. I don’t know that anyone could have predicted the massive overhaul that has taken place, starting with a new coaching staff… Read more »

Aces offer scholarship to local Class of 2016 guard

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Reitz High School point guard Dru Smith has reportedly received a scholarship offer from the University of Evansville. Smith’s AAU program, Pocket City Basketball, tweeted out the news Wednesday evening. Coach Marty Simmons of Evansville is the latest to offer 2016 6'3 Dru Smith of Evansville Reitz. — PCB Grassroots (@PocketCityAAU) May 6, 2015 Smith also… Read more »

UE signee Brown named Indiana All-Star

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University of Evansville men’s basketball signee Harris Brown was one of 14 players named Monday to the Indiana Senior All-Star team. The Senior All-Stars will play two-game series against the Indiana Junior All-Stars and the Kentucky All-Stars in June. Brown, a 5-foot-11 guard, led Indianapolis Howe to its first City tournament title since 1987 while… Read more »

HALFTIME: Evansville 29, Northern Arizona 21

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The University of Evansville closed the first half with seven consecutive points to take a 29-21 lead over Northern Arizona in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament championship game Thursday at the Ford Center. UE junior Egidijus Mockevicius posted 13 points, six rebounds and one block — the 200th of his career. D.J. Balentine added six points… Read more »

Pregame notes: Northern Arizona at Evansville

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Basic info: CIT championship game — Northern Arizona (23-14, 13-5 Big Sky) at Evansville (23-12, 9-9 Missouri Valley), 6 p.m. Thursday at the Ford Center Preview story: UE’s Moore gets another opportunity to play at home, this time for CIT title TV: CBS Sports Network Radio: WUEV 91.5 FM   PROBABLE STARTERS Northern Arizona: Kris Yanku (6-4, So., G, 13.7… Read more »