Evansville offers junior-college forward, high school wing

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The University of Evansville men’s basketball program has reportedly offered a scholarship to Solomon Hainna, a 6-foot-7 forward from Midland College (Texas). The news hit Twitter Wednesday night. 2016 Midland College (TX) F Solomon Hainna has received an offer from Evansville. @warriorbolo https://t.co/vcwAJo8cov — Verbal Commits (@VerbalCommits) May 12, 2016 Hainna averaged 7.1 points and… Read more »

UE offers Class of 2017 forward

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The University of Evansville men’s basketball program has offered a scholarship to 2017 Mamoudou Diarra, according to his AAU team (which apparently spelled Diarra’s name incorrectly). Momoudou Diarra has received an offer from Evansville. #AdidasUprising — Gateway Basketball (@GatewayBBall) April 28, 2016 The 6-foot-9 Diarra is the third power forward the Aces have offered in… Read more »

Aces offer scholarship to Class of 2017 power forward

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The University of Evansville men’s basketball program has offered a scholarship to high school junior Wyatt Yess, according to the player’s AAU program, Gateway Basketball Club. Wyatt Yess has received an offer from Evansville. His previous offer from SLU has also been reissued by new head coach Travis Ford. — Gateway Basketball (@GatewayBBall) April 19,… Read more »

Aces offer scholarship to in-state guard

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Desmond Bane, a 6-foot-5 guard from Seton Catholic (Indiana), announced via Twitter on Sunday night that the University of Evansville has offered him a scholarship. https://twitter.com/DBane0625/status/721842978780655616 Bane averaged 30.0 points,11.5 rebounds, 6.1 assists and 3.2 blocked shots for the Cardinals, who finished 23-4 and lost in a Class A regional to eventual state champion Liberty Christian…. Read more »

Aces offer scholarship to senior forward

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The University of Evansville joined a handful of Division-I men’s basketball programs in the late recruiting push for high school forward Zach Hollywood. Hollywood, a 6-foot-9 senior from Bradley-Bourbonnais Community High School in Illinois, announced the offer on his Twitter page Sunday. https://twitter.com/zachhollywood24/status/719245359386636288 Hollywood averaged 18.7 points per game as a senior. He was originally… Read more »

MVC Roundtable: Beat writers recap 2015-16, look ahead

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Bradley Grade the past season: Through an outsider’s eyes, the worst won-loss record in school history (5-27) might be considered utter failure regardless of the circumstances. But credit goes to a roster of 10 freshmen, one sophomore and one injury-plagued senior that maintained a strong effort level through a brutally tough non-conference season and showed… Read more »

Mockevicius to team up with Wichita State duo in all-star game

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University of Evansville center Egidijus Mockevicius will join forces with Missouri Valley Conference rivals Ron Baker and Fred VanVleet on Friday at the Reese’s College All-Star Game at NRG Stadium in Houston. The first-team all-MVC performers will represent the West team in the contest, which features 20 of the top seniors in NCAA Division I. The game… Read more »

Aces extend scholarship offer to high school forward

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The University of Evansville men’s basketball program has offered a scholarship to LeRoy (Illinois) High School senior forward Matt Chastain, according to a tweet from Chastain’s AAU coach. https://twitter.com/Illinois_Irish/status/709881143294697472 The 6-foot-6 Chastain averaged 26 points, 7.4 rebounds, 2.8 blocks, 2.5 assists and 2.4 steals in leading LeRoy to the Class A state championship. He holds more… Read more »

Evansville in latest NIT projected brackets — barely

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Three updated National Invitation Tournament projections have the University of Evansville in the men’s basketball field but in a precarious position. The Aces (25-9) haven’t been to the NCAA tournament or the second-tier NIT since 1999. The NIT Bracket Project lists UE as a No. 7 seed in the 32-team tournament, playing Monmouth in the first… Read more »

Aces offer scholarship to high school power forward

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The Evansville men’s basketball program offered a scholarship Tuesday to Lake Forest (Illinois) High School senior Lorenzo Edwards, according to his high school team’s Twitter account. Congratulations to Lorenzo Edwards, who picked up another scholarship offer from Evansville last night. #2FeetIn — LFHS Boys Basketball (@LFHoops) March 9, 2016 Edwards, a 6-foot-7 power forward, averaged… Read more »

HALFTIME: Northern Iowa 32, Evansville 18

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ST. LOUIS — Klint Carlson scored 13 points and Northern Iowa held Evansville to 23.1 percent shooting to take a 32-18 halftime lead in the Missouri Valley Conference championship game Sunday at Scottrade Center. The Aces went nearly eight minutes without a field goal in the first half. During that time, UNI went on a… Read more »

Pregame notes: Evansville vs. Northern Iowa

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Basic info: Evansville (25-8) vs. Northern Iowa (21-12), MVC tournament championship, 1 p.m. Sunday at Scottrade Center in St. Louis. How they got here: Evansville beat Missouri State 66-56 and Indiana State 68-42; Northern Iowa beat Southern Illinois 66-60 and Wichita State 57-52 in overtime. Previous meetings: UNI swept the season series, winning 57-54 in Cedar Falls and… Read more »