Author: kands

Looking to Share Some Hoosier Hysteria: NCAA Division II and III Championships Moving on to Indiana

Not long after Dr. James Naismith invented the game of basketball at a YMCA Training School in Springfield, Mass., in 1891, one of his proteges, Reverend Nicholas McKay, introduced the game at a YMCA in Crawfordsville, Ind. While Springfield rightfully holds the title of the “Birthplace of Basketball”, it was The Hoosier State that quickly […]

May 17, 2019 NCAA News

The Ohio Valley Conference

The Ohio Valley Conference Board of Presidents have voted to award the 2019 and 2020 OVC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships to the Evansville Sports Corporation for the event to be held at the Ford Center in Evansville, Indiana. The event was held for the first time in Evansville this year, the first time the […]

February 19, 2019 Post Comment Uncategorized

United Fidelity Bank River City High School Basketball Showcase Tickets on Sale

September 27, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Eric Marvin Evansville, IN- The Evansville Sports Corporation is pleased to announce United Fidelity Bank as the title sponsor of the inaugural River City High School Basketball Showcase. The event will be held December 7-8 at the Ford Center in Evansville. All eight Southern Indiana Athletic Conference (SIAC) […]

September 27, 2018 Post Comment Uncategorized

Ford Center to Host Two-Day Prep Basketball Showcase in December

EVANSVILLE – For the first time since its opening in 2011, the Ford Center will host prep basketball. The River City High School Basketball Showcase, created by the Evansville Sports Corporation, in cooperation with the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation and the Southern Indiana Athletic Conference, will be held Dec. 7-8 at the Ford Center. All […]

February 22, 2018 Post Comment Uncategorized

SCB Hall of Fame Induction & SCB HOF Classic Return to Evansville In November

BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – With much excitement, Small College Basketball announces the details for the 2017 Small College Basketball (SCB) Hall of Fame Classic. The SCB Hall of Fame Classic will be held on Friday andSaturday, November 3 & 4, at the Ford Center in Evansville, Indiana. There will be two sessions for each of the two days, and […]

July 31, 2017 Post Comment ESC News

The Evansville Sports Corporation and USI announce the creation of the Small College Basketball Hall of Fame Classic

Evansville, IN – The Evansville Sports Corporation and the University of Southern Indiana are teaming up with the newly formed Small College Basketball Hall of Fame and its founder, John McCarthy, to create the Small College Basketball Hall of Fame Classic November 17 – 19, 2016 at The Ford Center in Evansville, IN. “Evansville is […]

February 15, 2016 Post Comment ESC News

NCAA D2 Men’s Basketball Current Rankings

Below are this weeks current Division II’s Top 25  Basketball Rankings. Rankings – NABC Coaches Rankings – NABC Coaches Last Updated – January 20, 2015 NABC Coaches RANK SCHOOL RECORD POINTS PREVIOUS 1 Indianapolis 15-0 391 3 2 Lincoln Memorial 16-0 387 2 3 Florida Southern 15-1 356 6 4 Barry 13-1 333 7 5 […]

January 12, 2015 Post Comment NCAA News

Hot shooting in second half leads to a Drury rout of USI

Dan Korb 11:22 PM, Jan 8, 2015 11:27 PM, Jan 8, 2015 A quick start morphed into a lousy ending for the University of Southern Indiana’s men’s basketball team Thursday night. Things looked great at Drury University, with senior TeNale Roland sinking four 3-pointers over the game’s first six minutes and the Screaming Eagles building […]

January 12, 2015 Post Comment NCAA News
United Leasing & Finance Championship

United Leasing & Finance Championship Returns in 2015, 2016

Today the Evansville Sports Corporation announced that the United Leasing & Finance Championship will return to Victoria National in 2015 and 2016. The Golf Channel will televise the 2015 tournament, scheduled for April 30 – May 3, to 193 countries worldwide. Jason Sands, Executive Director with Evansville Sports Corporation commented, “The United Leasing & Finance […]

September 30, 2014 Post Comment ESC News

Elite Eight success adds to Ford Center portfolio When the Ford Center debuted in 2011, the goal was to outfit Evansville with a top-tier sports venue to one day attract major sporting events and entertainment acts to Evansville. The idea was that when those events come, more people would visit Downtown Evansville and surrounding communities. Last week’s Division II men’s basketball Elite […]

August 28, 2014 Post Comment Uncategorized
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