Screaming Eagles take on Panthers in new arena


EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – Old rivals playing in a new arena… the USI Screaming Eagles took on the Kentucky Wesleyan Panthers at USI’s brand new home.

And the Eagles won that game on their new court.

Not only did they go against the Panthers, they got to play for the big win in the new arena and fans say they are here for it.

As fans poured in for the big game, they couldn’t help but take in the major changes to the arena as the filled the stands with Screaming Eagles pride.

Some say they are beyond impressed with the arenas fresh features while others say they hope it helps leads to more wins.

“I think it’s awesome. It’s brand new. I think it’s a great way to get more people here.”

“It’s a lot bigger. It has more opportunities for bigger games. Nicer facilities for the athletes.”

The girls’ basketball team played their first game here last week.

Fans say they look forward to future gaming events here to cheer on the Screaming Eagles.

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(This story was originally published on Nov. 18, 2019)

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