ST. LOUIS, Mo. (WEHT) Walter McCarty spent Tuesday preaching Aces basketball at the Missouri Valley Conference Media Day.
McCarty, who will be in his second season as head coach, told MVC media members he has a full roster this season and is excited about his team’s potential.
McCarty also noted the excitement from the Purple Aces fans. McCarty says, “There’s a lot of buzz going around the city so that’s exciting. Growing up in Evansville, they love basketball. They have always been around and I’m just glad they are coming back and supporting our team. It means a lot to us. It makes the guys go out and play hard, play harder to make sure we don’t disappoint.”
The Aces begin official practices on Saturday.
(This story was originally published on September 24, 2019)