April 09, 2007
USI's Hall to play in the Hoops Pro Invitational Showcase
EVANSVILLE, Ind. – University of Southern Indiana men's basketball senior guard Melvin Hall (Evansville, Indiana) has been selected to play in the Hoops Pro Invitational Showcase in Louisville, Kentucky, April 20-21.
The Hoops Pro Showcase is designed to assist college senior basketball players interested in obtaining a professional basketball contract in the United States, Europe, or Asia. The event features 48 seniors from across the country divided into six teams.
A select team will be taken to the Hoops Kentucky Pro Am, which is held June 20-24, with a chance to advance to the LA Summer League.
Hall, who was the GLVC Tournament Most Outstanding Player in USI's championship run, led the Screaming Eagles with 14.8 ppg and became the first player in the history of the program to sink over 100 three-point field goals in a year with a single-season record 103 long-range buckets. He also was named second team All-GLVC and All-Great Lakes Region.
During his two-year career at USI, Hall averaged 14.0 ppg, sank 185 three-point field goals, and shot 43.5 percent from the beyond the arc (185-425).
Ray Simmons, USI Sports Information