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Culver finds place on Eastern men’s basketball team, working on comeback

Culver finds place on Eastern men’s basketball team, working on comeback

January 24, 2020

See if you can figure out which Eastern men’s basketball player this was written about. “He could do it all. Offensively aggressive, defensively daunting, he’d block your shot, take the rock, put the ball on the floor and hit you with a move so hypnotic you’d need a pep talk and a water b...

DEN Quick News: 5 things you need to know today

January 24, 2020

A new presidential contract? Big time basketball wins and an investigative piece into the decline of Greek life participation at Eastern. Here are the 5 things you need to know about your campus today. Jan. 24, 2020. 1. Board of Trustees may grant Glassman contract extension The Eastern Board of...

Men’s basketball wins 3rd-straight OVC game

Men’s basketball wins 3rd-straight OVC game

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter

January 23, 2020

Eastern’s men’s basketball team got its revenge against Tennessee-Martin, winning its third straight conference game 95-83. Junior guard Josiah Wallace led the Panthers in scoring with 22 points while Skyhawks leading scorers Parker Stewart and Quentin Dove each scored 27 points. The Panthers exe...

Eastern’s defense showed how good it is

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

January 23, 2020

Eastern’s defense proved itself in the Panthers’ 95-83 win Thursday night. Sure, the Panthers could get three blowout games at home this season, while holding opponents to 60 points or less, but those were games where Eastern was the heavy favorite to win. Thursday night, Eastern was hosting...

Men’s tennis to continue long-road stretch

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

January 23, 2020

The Eastern men’s tennis team rolls on with its long journey of being on the road with two weekend matches upcoming. The workload is not too grueling this time around, after the Panthers played four matches last weekend. Eastern is set to face Illinois State Friday at 6 p.m. and University of Illin...

Eastern women’s basketball beats 1st-place Skyhawks 74-70

Eastern women’s basketball beats 1st-place Skyhawks 74-70

JJ Bullock, Editor-In-Chief

January 23, 2020

For a little while Eastern’s Thursday night matchup in Lantz Arena felt eerily similar to the Panthers’ most recent loss to Tennessee Tech: an undefeated team taking a double-digit lead and seemingly grabbing momentum of a game. But just as quickly as the game felt the same, the Panthers ma...

Panthers showcase scoring depth against Skyhawks

Adam Tumino, Women's Basketball Reporter

January 23, 2020

When the Eastern women’s basketball team tipped off against Tennessee-Martin Thursday evening, it began its second-straight game against an OVC leader with an unbeaten conference record. After falling short against Tennessee Tech Jan. 18, losing 75-62, the Panthers bounced back five days later to...

Eastern track, field will compete among 11 teams at Illinois Invite

Eastern track, field will compete among 11 teams at Illinois Invite

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor

January 22, 2020

The Eastern men’s and women’s track and field teams return to action on Friday at the Illinois Invite. The first day (Friday) begins at 2 p.m. with the heptathlon and pentathlon, and the second day (Saturday)  begins at 9 a.m. with the field events before running events start at 11:40 a.m. Redshirt sophomore Dustin ...

Eastern faces back-to-back tests this weekend

Eastern faces back-to-back tests this weekend

JJ Bullock, Editor-In-Chief

January 22, 2020

As luck would have it, the Eastern women’s basketball team’s schedule this week will show it no leniency following the Panthers’ (4-2 OVC) second conference loss of the season to first-place Tennessee Tech (6-0 OVC) Jan. 18. The Panthers, having just played arguably the best team in the conference...

Men’s basketball faces Tennessee-Martin Thursday in revenge game

Men’s basketball faces Tennessee-Martin Thursday in revenge game

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter

January 22, 2020

After winning its first two conference games, the Eastern men’s basketball team will face Tennessee-Martin Thursday in the third game of a four-game home stretch for the Panthers. Last season Eastern went 2-1 against Tennessee-Martin with all three games ending with five-point differences. Eastern won bot...

Charles heating up at right time for men’s basketball team

Charles heating up at right time for men’s basketball team

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

January 21, 2020

Practice ended like it normally does, as the men’s basketball team ran its transition drill. Eastern head coach Jay Spoonhour purposefully misses a shot, and one half of the team, wearing one color of pinnies, has to get the defensive rebound and try to score in transition. However, if things...

Notebook: Big matchups loom for OVC women’s basketball teams

Adam Tumino, Women's Basketball Reporter

January 21, 2020

It is now one-third of the way through conference season for the women’s basketball teams of the OVC. The final two-thirds of the conference schedule begin this weekend with several important games featuring some of the top teams in the standings. Two of those games will feature Eastern. After se...

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