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 »

Simmons denies offering additional scholarships in 2015 class

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University of Evansville men’s basketball coach Marty Simmons on Thursday denied offering any additional scholarships to Class of 2015 prospects. “The only guy we’ve offered has accepted and signed,” Simmons said. “That’s Harris Brown.” Jamie Shaw with Phenom Hoop Report reported Wednesday on Twitter that Tim Clay, a senior point guard from Alamance Christian School (North Carolina), has… Read more »

UE reportedly offers senior guard, is interested in Indianapolis Howe junior

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It surfaced Wednesday on Twitter that the University of Evansville and Southern Indiana have reportedly extended scholarship offers to Tim Clay, a 6-foot-1 senior point guard from Alamance Christian Academy in Graham, North Carolina. Unsigned Sr. Tim Clay (@Tim_Clay11) of Alamance Christian has now been offered by Evansville & Southern Indiana pic.twitter.com/Xa6VlNnToW — Jamie Shaw (@JamieShaw5)… Read more »

UE signee recognized as one of top players in Central Indiana

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Indianapolis Star prep sports/recruiting reporter Kyle Neddenriep released his top 20 high school boys’ basketball players to watch in Central Indiana last night, and University of Evansville signee Harris Brown was listed as a first-team preseason selection. (I wrote about Brown, a 5-foot-11 guard from Indianapolis Howe, both when we committed to the Aces and when he signed a… Read more »

Women’s basketball notes

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The University of Evansville women’s basketball team played with seven players in its closed scrimmage Sunday at Southeast Missouri State, and will likely have that many available for Saturday’s exhibition game against Division II University of Southern Indiana. Kat Taylor, a senior who started at point guard last season, tore her Achilles tendon this summer but… Read more »

UE women offer in-state sophomore forward

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Plainfield High School sophomore forward Riley Blackwell picked up a scholarship offer this month from the University of Evansville women’s basketball program. Her AAU program, and others, tweeted the news: Congrats to Riley Blackwell (Plainfield HS) 5'11" Wing 2017 on her offer from the Univ of Evansville for basketball. #FlightThunder — Indiana Flight (@IndianaFlight) October… Read more »

Indianapolis guard reportedly to take official visit to UE

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In his recruiting notes published Tuesday night, the Indianapolis Star’s Kyle Neddenriep reported that Howe High School point guard Harris Brown will take an official visit to the University of Evansville this weekend. The 5-foot-11 Brown previously committed to fellow Missouri Valley Conference member Loyola (Ill.) but later decommitted. According to his profile on verbalcommits.com, Brown also… Read more »

Aces offer Class of 2016 shooting guard

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Christian Willis, a 6-foot-2 junior shooting guard from Christian Brothers College High School in St. Louis, received a scholarship offer Friday from the University of Evansville men’s basketball program. Willis was on campus to take in the Aces’ first official practice for the 2014-15 season. The Class of 2016 prospect announced the scholarship offer on Twitter… Read more »

Women’s basketball picks up commitment from Tipton guard

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Macie Lively, a 5-foot-6 point guard from Tipton (Indiana) High School, gave a verbal commitment to the University of Evansville women’s basketball program Tuesday during a visit to campus. The Class of 2016 prospect announced her decision via Twitter and posted a photo that included Aces head coach Oties Epps. Soooo happy to say I've committed to play… Read more »

UE baseball adds commitments from high school teammates

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Shawnee Mission Northwest (Kansas) High School seniors Brandon Gomer and Nathan Reeder verbally committed to the University of Evansville on Saturday. The pair made official visits to UE on Friday, according to this story by Prep Baseball Report Kansas. Reeder, a 5-foot-10 outfielder who bats and throws left-handed, announced the players’ decision on Twitter Saturday morning…. Read more »

UE women offer 2016 point guard

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The University of Evansville women’s basketball program has reportedly offered a scholarship to Macie Lively, a Class of 2016 point guard from Tipton (Indiana) High School. Here is a tweet from Lively posted on Aug. 22: Just got my first scholarship offer from The University of Evansville!! Thanks to Coach Epps and the coaching staff!… Read more »