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General
Name of school: University of Southern Indiana
City/population: Evansville/280,000 (Metro Area)
Founded: 1965
Enrollment: 10,126 (Fall 2008)
Nickname: Screaming Eagles
School colors: Red, White, Blue
Arena/capacity: Physical Activities Center/3,300
Affiliation: NCAA II
Conference: Great Lakes Valley
President: Dr. H. Ray Hoops
Alma mater, yr.: Eastern Illinois, 62
Athletic Director: Jon Mark Hall
Alma mater, yr.: Murray State, 90

Athletic Department phone: 812/464-1846
Ticket Office phone: 812/465-7165
Athletic Trainer: David Maldonado
Phone: 812/465-1298
Assistant Athletic Trainer: Becky McGinnis
Phone: 812/464-1955


History
First yr. of Basketball: 1970-71
Overall All-Time Record: 723-370 (.661)
Yrs. in NCAA Tournament/last: 20/2007
NCAA Tournament Record: 30-22
Last post-season opponent: Grand Valley State (2007)
Result: L 83-90
Yrs. in GLVC Tournament/last: 10/2007
GLVC Tournament Record: 17-8
Last GLVC Tournament opponent: Northern Kentucky (2007)
Result: W 63-61


Coaching Staff
Head Coach:
Rick Herdes
Alma mater, yr.: Grace College, '80
Record at USI: 173-52 (7 years)
Career record: 173-52 (7 years)
GLVC record: 100-37 (7 years)
Basketball Office phone: 812/465-1639
Best Time/Day to reach coach: Mornings
Assistant coach: Aaron Brothers (Indiana Wesleyan University, '04)
                                 Tyson Schnitker (Indiana State, '07)
                                


2007-08 Team Information
Overall record: 15-12
Home record: 11-7
Road record: 4-5
Neutral site record: 0-0
Conference record: 9-10/Tied 3rd  (GLVC West Division)
Conference Tournament finish: NA
Final ranking last year:
Unranked
Starters returning/lost: 2/3
Lettermen returning/lost: 6/7


Sports Information
Sports Information Director: Ray Simmons
SID Office phone: 812/465-1622
Home phone: 812/402-6435
Assistant Sports Information Director:
Dan McDonnell
Office Phone: 812/465-1121
Home phone: 812/589/2956
Men's Basketball Contact: Ray Simmons
SID fax: 812/465-7094
SID mailing address: 8600 University Blvd.
                                    Evansville, IN 47712


Media Information
Radio station:
WYFX FM106.7
Radio contact person: Dan Egierski
Address:  4630 N. Bayard Park Drive
                Evansville, IN 44714
Phone: 812/473-0600

Student Radio: WSWI
Radio contact person: Andrew Bolin
Address: 8600 University Blvd.
              Evansville, IN 47712
Phone: 812/465-1645

Newspaper: Evansville Courier-Press
Newspaper contact person: Jacob Bennett
Address: 300 E. Walnut St.
               P.O. Box 268
              Evansville, IN 47702-0268
Office phone: 812/464-7434




 


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