USI starts four-game road swing Thursday

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Eagles finish 2017-18 with four-straight on the road

The University of Southern Indiana men’s basketball team will finish the 2017-18 regular season with four-straight road games, beginning with William Jewell College Thursday at 7:30 p.m. and Rockhurst University Saturday at 3 p.m. The road trip concludes the following week with visits to the University of Wisconsin-Parkside (February 22) and Lewis University (February 24).

Game coverage for all of USI’s game action, including live stats, video stream, and audio broadcasts, is available at GoUSIEagles.com. The games also can be heard on ESPN 97.7 WREF and 95.7FM The Spin.

USI Men’s Basketball Week 14 Notes: 
Eagles go 0-2 in a rough week. USI had a rough week, falling at the University of Illinois Springfield, 79-70, and dropping Senior Night at the PAC to seventh-ranked Bellarmine University, 93-48. The Eagles had an early nine-point lead at Illinois Springfield, but could not rally back from a 14-point second half deficit. Freshman Emmanuel Little led USI with a double-double, 23 points and 10 rebounds, while junior guard Alex Stein rounded out the double-digit scorers with 22 points.

The Eagles could not get on track defensively as the Knights shot 71.2 percent (37-52) in losing their first game of the year at the PAC. Senior guard Marcellous Washington led USI with 16 points in the loss to Bellarmine.

Stein in the top five. USI junior guard Alex Stein has moved into the Eagles’ top-five all-time in scoring with 1,423 points. Stein is 139 points behind fourth-place Cris Brunson (1,562 points, 2001-05).

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