August 2010 Sports Update

Posted on 8/14/2010 1:00:29 AM

With the Fall 2010 semester about to begin, IUP sports teams will soon be in action. Meantime, here’s a summary of our sports news for August.

Get all the news on the IUP Athletics website.

Men’s Basketball 

The men’s basketball team’s “Road to the Elite Eight” was captured in a 47-minute documentary by students Ben Jewart and Tyler Graham, with help from other members of the IUP-TV Sports Production crew. The film takes viewers from the early season to the NCAA Division II championship game and beyond. Watch it on YouTube: Road to the Elite Eight.

In other news, the men’s team will host its fifth annual alumni golf outing September 17, 2010, at the Indiana Country Club. Bill Raftery, longtime college and professional basketball analyst, will be the honorary guest.

Women’s Basketball 

A three-game slate of exhibition games, including a date against two-time defending national champion Connecticut, has been scheduled for the women’s basketball team for the 2010–2011 season.


The head coaches of the PSAC West recently picked IUP to finish second behind three-time defending region champion California in the 2010 division standings.

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