February 13, 2008
USI enters regional rankings at number 10
EVANSVILLE, Ind. – The University of Southern Indiana men's basketball team entered the NCAA Division II Great Lakes Regional ranking for the first time this season, claiming the 10th spot. The top eight teams advance to the NCAA Division II Tournament that is scheduled for March 15-18.
USI (12-9, 6-7 GLVC) returns to action Thursday when it hosts Rockhurst University (8-14, 4-10 GLVC). The Screaming Eagles defeated the Hawks two weeks ago, 61-60, in Kansas City, Missouri. Game time Thursday is 7:30 p.m. at the Physical Activities Center.
The Eagles conclude the four-game homestand Saturday when ninth-ranked and GLVC West leading Drury University comes to Evansville for 3:15 p.m. contest. Drury also is ranked second in the region this week.
NCAA Division II Great Lakes Regional Ranking (2/13/08)
1. Grand Valley State
4. Kentucky Wesleyan
6. Northern Kentucky
9. Saint Joseph's
10. Southern Indiana
Ray Simmons, USI Sports Information