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The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Panthers of the Week: MJ Flowers, Lalani Ellis

The male Panther of the Week is going to MJ Flowers from the football team.

The redshirt freshman running back from Cincinnati racked up four rushing touchdowns in the Panthers’ 30-17 win over the Tennessee State Tigers.

This is the second time this season Flowers has single-handily rushed more yards than the opponents’ offense. The Tigers rushed for 106 yards compared to Flowers’ 201 yards.

The Panthers of the Week for Sunday, Nov. 12 is redshirt freshman running back MJ Flowers and freshman guard Lalani Ellis. (File)

The female Panther of the Week is going to Lalani Ellis from the women’s basketball team.

The freshman guard from Milwaukee led the Panthers with 22 points in the team’s home opener win against the Valparaiso Beacons Sunday afternoon.

Ellis was nine of 16 for overall field goals. Ellis also recorded nine rebounds, one steal, and one assist in her first regular season game at Lantz Arena for the Panthers.

Zaria Flippin can be reached at 581-2812 or [email protected].

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Zaria Flippin
Zaria Flippin, Sports Editor
Zaria Flippin is a junior sports media relations major. This is her first year at The News.
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Ashanti Thomas, Photographer
Ashanti Thomas is a senior digital media major. She previously served as photo editor and assistant photo editor at The News.

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