Aces and USI ready to resume crosstown rivalry


EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) The college basketball season here in the Tri-State tips off Monday night. The crosstown rivalry game resumes as the Aces and USI play in an exhibition game.

This will be the fifth meeting between the Aces and the Screaming Eagles and the first since 2012.

USI head coach Rodney Watson says, “”I think it’s really good for our community. It’s certainly good for our basketball team. Our guys are excited to play college basketball, and they are excited to play in a great venue against a team that we know is going to have a great year.”

UE head coach Walter McCarty adds, “”I think they are pretty excited just to get out in front of the crowd and play somebody different. I know come Monday shoot around, they will be pretty excited.”

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(This story was originally published on October 25, 2019)

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