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United Fidelity Bank Continues Support of High School Basketball Through River City Showcase Title Sponsorship

September 20, 2019                             For Immediate Release Contact: Eric Marvin Evansville, IN- The Evansville Sports Corporation is pleased to once again officially announce that United Fidelity Bank will be the title sponsor of the 2nd annual River City High School Basketball Showcase. […]

September 24, 2019 Post Comment Uncategorized

OVC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships to be Held at the Ford Center Through 2023

September 12, 2019 For Immediate Release Contact: Kyle Schwartz BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – The Ohio Valley Conference Board of Presidents have voted to accept a three-year agreement to continue to hold the OVC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships at the Ford Center in Evansville, Indiana through the 2023 Championship. The agreement also includes an option for […]

September 12, 2019 Post Comment Uncategorized

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

Evansville Awarded 2018 Ohio Valley Conference Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championship

Below is information on ways to purchase tickets for the 2018 OVC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships at the Ford Center in Evansville, Indiana. For more information on the event, visit the OVC Basketball Championships Website. GENERAL INFORMATION The Ohio Valley Conference Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships presented by VisitMyrtleBeach.com, will be held February 28 through […]

February 16, 2017 ESC News

Stage is set for SCB Hall of Fame Classic

Stage is set for SCB Hall of Fame Classic Pat Hickey , pat.hickey@courierpress.com12:27 p.m. CST November 18, 2016   Seven living inductees in the inaugural Small College Basketball Hall of Fame sat at Thursday’s press conference at the Holiday Inn Airport in Evansville. It was a ‘Murderer’s Row’ of former small college stars — Jerry Sloan, […]

Earl ‘The Pearl’ Monroe among hoops legends to be honored in Evansville

Earl ‘The Pearl’ Monroe among hoops legends to be honored in Evansville Daniel Allar , daniel.allar@courierpress.com10:54 p.m. CST November 16, 2016 Earl “The Pearl” Monroe attempted 14,898 shots over his 13-year NBA career. He made 6,906 of them. But he still remembers his first-ever attempt in college — for Winston-Salem State University in 1963. It […]

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