Newspaper article Evansville Courier & Press (2007-Current)

USI, UE Likely to Meet in Exhibition ; Tentative Clash Would Be 1st since 2OT Game In' 08

Newspaper article Evansville Courier & Press (2007-Current)

USI, UE Likely to Meet in Exhibition ; Tentative Clash Would Be 1st since 2OT Game In' 08

Article excerpt

For the first time in four years, it looks as if the University of Evansville and the University of Southern Indiana will play a men's basketball exhibition game. Called the Vectren Community Classic, it has been tentatively scheduled for Oct. 27 at the Ford Center, with the time to be determined at a later date.

UE announced the game between the NCAA Division I Aces and the Division II Screaming Eagles on Twitter and on its website late Friday afternoon, then took the announcement down.

Jon Mark Hall, USI's athletic director, said the game has yet to be nailed down.

"We haven't finalized it," said Hall. "But our hope is to get something accomplished over the weekend."

A spokesman for UE's sports information office said Aces head coach Marty Simmons would discuss the game after it is officially announced.

According to a news release that appeared briefly on the UE athletics home page, the game will be the first of two exhibition games for the Aces. …

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