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Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Upcoming Events

* New Year's Yoga

Please join us for New Year's Yoga in Carson Center!

Wednesday, January 9: REST & RELAX Yin Yoga, noon-1:00 p.m.

Wednesday, January 16: New Year/New You Yoga, noon-1:00 p.m.

Please RSVP to Stacey Shanks at

Submitted by Stacey Shanks


Info You Should Know

* UE Orchestras seeking for new members

Holiday Pops on stage

Students, staff, faculty, and administrators are invited to play in the University Symphony Orchestra and String Chamber Ensemble. The University Symphony Orchestra meets on Monday at 5:30 p.m. and Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. The String Chamber Ensemble meets on Thursday at 4:00 p.m. in the Krannert Hall of Art and Music. Join us!

E-mail Chun-Ming Chen, director of orchestral activities at for more information. 

Submitted by Chun-Ming Chen

* UE Bookstore Hours through January 13

The UE Bookstore will be open Monday-Thursday from 8:00 5:00 p.m., Friday from 8:00 4:30 p.m., and CLOSED on Saturday and Sunday through January 13. We will have special hours for Bookrush starting January 14. We will not be open on Saturday until January 19. Please plan your store visit accordingly.

Submitted by Doug Gustwiller 

* UE phone directory updates

A marketing request has been added for all changes/updates to the UE easy-to-use telephone directory of academic departments and administrative offices.

A pdf of this directory is located on AceLink at

Whenever you have additions or changes that you want made to the directory, please complete a marketing request and we will update the directory throughout the year as changes are submitted. The first set of changes will be made on or around January 15.

Submitted by the Office of Content Design

* 2019 Pcard Monthly Cycle Calendar is posted!

The 2019 Pcard Monthly Cycle Calendar is now available and posted on the Pcard AceLink website under Training Materials, Dates to Remember. This information is also available in SDG2. Be sure to check the various Pcard dates on the calendar and keep this information handy.

Submitted by Kim Winsett

* Student Health Clinic closed for Winter Break

The Student Health Center will be closed for Winter Break starting Saturday, December 15 through Sunday, January 13. The Student Health Center will resume normal business hours on Monday, January 14 at 8:00 a.m. We wish everyone a safe and healthy holiday season. If you have an emergency, call campus security at 812-488-2051 or dial 911. 

Submitted by Tara Ulrich

* Employee Health Clinic open for Winter Break

The Employee Health Clinic will remain open during Winter Break. The clinic will run on normal business hours with the following exceptions: closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, reduced hours on New Year’s Eve, and closed New Year’s Day. If you need assistance, please call Tri-State Community Clinics at 888-492-8722.

Submitted by Tara Ulrich



* Men's Basketball welcomes Drake for West Side Night

The annual West Side Night is on tap tonight when the University of Evansville men’s basketball team opens up its 25th season in the Missouri Valley Conference with a 6:00 p.m. game against Drake.

- Fans can redeem vouchers for $5 tickets to get into the game

Setting the Scene    
- Evansville looks to continue its home success versus the Bulldogs; UE has won its last six home games over Drake
- UE is 6-1 in its seven home contests
- Junior K.J. Riley has hit double figures in his last eight games, he is averaging 14.8 points over that span
- After scoring a total of two points in the two games heading to Miami, Shea Feehan broke out of his slump with 16 on Sunday
- Three of UE’s first four MVC games will take place inside the Ford Center

Last Time Out     
- For the fourth game in a row, the final score was decided by five points or less as Miami Ohio defeated UE, 70-67, on Sunday
- The Aces held a 35-31 lead at the half, but a late RedHawk rally gave them the win
- K.J. Riley led Evansville with 20 points, he was 8-of-13 from the line
- Shea Feehan drained three triples on his way to 16 points

Takeaways from Miami    
- The first 9 games this season were decided by over five points, the last four have each been decided by five or less; UE is 1-3 in the last four, losing the three games by a total of 10 points
- Evansville was 4-of-14 from outside against the RedHawks; it was a season low in attempts and marked the 8th game in a row UE has shot 35% or lower from outside
- Rebounds played a pivotal role in the game; UE was outrebounded by a 44-30 margin overall and 17-3 on the offensive glass
- When finishing with a negative assist-to-turnover ratio, the Aces are 2-4

Playing with Pace    
- According to, the Aces are averaging 72.6 possessions per game, which ranks 64th in the nation
- It is a large disparity from last season when UE was 295th in the country, averaging 65.7 possessions

MVC Opener        
- Evansville opens its 25th season in the MVC on Wednesday
- Through the first 24 seasons, the Aces are
10-14 in their openers, including a 72-66 defeat against Illinois State last season

Near the Top     
- Junior K.J. Riley added 8 more free throw makes and 13 attempts at Miami and now ranks 21st in the nation with 98 free throw tries and 23rd in the NCAA with 74 makes
- Riley also ranks 16th in the country with 7.7 fouls drawn per game
- Over his last eight games, Riley has posted 14.8 points; he has notched 22 PPG in the last two outings
- Following a career-high 24 points against Green Bay, Riley notched 20 at Miami
- Riley has been a solid scorer, pacing the team with 13.9 PPG; he has scored 10 or more in eight straight games

Scouting the Opponent
- Drake sits atop the MVC with an 11-2 record under first-year head coach Darian DeVries
- The Bulldogs have picked up wins over Boise State, New Mexico State and San Diego
- Three Bulldogs are in double figures, led by Nick McGlynn
- McGlynn leads Drake with 15.9 points and 7.4 rebounds per game
- Nick Norton checks in with 14.7 PPG while D.J. Wilkins has averaged 10.5 points


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