Reaching the Pinnacle: 2003-2004 Men’s Basketball

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections.

For the third time in school history, the University of Southern Indiana’s men basketball team made it to the NCAA Division II Finals with a 28-7 record; however, they lost to Kennesaw State University, 84-59 on March 27, 2004 (University of Southern Indiana, 2017). This ring belongs to former USI president, Dr. H. Ray Hoops.


University of Southern Indiana. (2017). USI Screaming Eagles Men’s Basketball. Retrieved March 6, 2017, from