Eagles Mid-East Champs, Shouse Coach of the Year
Wilmore, KY----The Asbury College men's basketball team has earned the right to be crowned the NCCAA Mid-East Champion. The Eagles were crowned champions after defeating and finishing higher than fellow Mid-East Region team Oakland City at the NCCAA National Tournament last week. The Eagles defeated the Mighty Oaks 103-99 on Saturday March 21st.
After the game, Asbury Coach Will Shouse was named NCCAA Mid-East Region Coach of the Year. In his first season as coach of his alma mater, Shouse complied a 21-13 record and the team's best finish (5th) at the NCCAA Tournament. Shouse also led the team to a 5-6 record in the KIAC and to the semi-finals of the KIAC Tournament. Before the season began Coach Shouse took his team to the North Point Training Center in Burgin, Kentucky to scrimmage and share their testimony with the inmates.