Basketball

Big changes coming to women's college basketball

MOUNT CARMEL  — It wasn’t as if the women’s college basketball game was broken and needed a fix. Still, the NCAA announced major changes to the sport Monday, changes as dramatic as any in the history of the sport.
Wabash Valley College women’s coach Zach Loll isn’t about to quibble over the reasoning behind the changes. He is embracing them.
“I am excited for the changes,” said Loll Tuesday between sessions of a youth basketball camp at Spencer Sports Center. “It gives a breath of fresh air into the women’s game. It’s been picking up a lot more attention nationally and you see a lot more younger girls playing the sport.”
NJCAA schools like Wabash Valley, which advanced to the Division I national tournament in a 28-7 season completed in March, will also be making the switch. Juco schools automatically use NCAA standards in all sports.

Still time to sign up for Future Aces

From: Tyler Buss
To: Parents of K-6 graders:

ITS NOT TOO LATE!  There is still time to sign up for Mt. Carmel “Future Aces” Basketball Camp!  The camp begins Monday, June 1 at Mt. Carmel Middle School.  Session 1 is from 9:00-10:30 for Grades K-3.  Session 2 is from 11:00-1:00 for Grades 4-6!  This is an excellent camp where campers will receive coaching from Mt. Carmel High School and Middle School coaches and players.  All campers receive a camp tee-shirt and full sized basketball! If you have not signed up, come a few minutes early and we can register you at the door.  GO ACES!

WVC to Host All-Star Basketball Games Saturday

From Wabash Valley College release

MT. CARMEL -  Wabash Valley College is once again hosting the Tri-State All-Star Basketball Games on Sunday, April 26 at the Spencer Sports Center on the WVC campus.

Towner to join Buss at Indiana

FROM STAFF AND SCHOOL REPORTS

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The Indiana University women's basketball program will have even more of a Mt. Carmel presence next year. Not only do the Hoosiers have Mt. Carmel's own Tyra Buss. Next year, they will add Wabash Valley College's Tyshee Towner to the mix.

IU head women's basketball coach Teri Moren announced the signing of Tyshee Towner on Wednesday.Towner will join the program in 2015-16 and will arrive in Bloomington after spending two seasons at Wabash Valley College in Mt. Carmel, Ill.

Boys scoreboard for Dec. 10, 2014

ILLINOIS SCORES
Tuesday
Chester 72, Zeigler-Royalton 26
Cisne 44, Wayne City 34
Crab Orchard 60, Gallatin County 47
Eldorado 54, West Frankfort 41
Harrisburg 60, Fairfield 52
Lawrenceville 85, Oblong 61
Mt. Vernon 55, Mascoutah 46
Sandoval 74, Waltonville 61
Teutopolis 51, Salem 31
Vienna 69, Egyptian 47

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