Aces offer three more Class of 2016 prospects

Posted by & filed under Men's Basketball, Recruiting.

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

Posted by & filed under Men's Basketball, Recruiting.

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

Posted by & filed under Men's Basketball, Recruiting.

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

Posted by & filed under Men's Basketball, Recruiting.

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 »

UE offers Class of 2017 shooting guard

Posted by & filed under Men's Basketball, Recruiting.

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 »

Aces offer scholarship to local Class of 2016 guard

Posted by & filed under Men's Basketball, Recruiting.

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

Posted by & filed under Men's Basketball, Recruiting.

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

Posted by & filed under Men's Basketball, Recruiting.

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

Posted by & filed under Men's Basketball, Recruiting.

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

Posted by & filed under Men's Basketball, Recruiting.

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

Posted by & filed under Recruiting, Women's Basketball.

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 »