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DEN Quick News: 5 things you need to know today

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief

February 17, 2020

Today is Feb. 17, 2020. Here are the five things happening at Eastern you need to know today. 1. Council on Academic Affairs suspends bylaws The Council on Academic Affairs voted to suspend all its bylaws at its meeting last week. The CAA's decision is a result of The Daily Eastern News filing ...

Eastern baseball team has tough weekend at Arkansas

Vince Lovergine, Baseball Reporter

February 16, 2020

Going up against one of the country’s best, seventh-ranked University of Arkansas, the Eastern baseball team ran into some problems to open the 2020 season. The season opened Friday with junior Will Klein on the mound, and he was impressive going five and two thirds innings, allowing three earned r...

Panthers lose by 24 on road against Skyhawks

Adam Tumino, Women's Basketball Reporter

February 16, 2020

The Eastern women’s basketball team tied its largest loss of the season Saturday against Tennessee-Martin. The Panthers lost 88-64 to the Skyhawks on the road, snapping a four-game winning streak. Eastern is now 9-5 in conference play and in fifth place. Tennessee-Martin, which lost to the Panthers o...

Analysis: 3 things for men’s basketball to execute

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter

February 16, 2020

Eastern’s men’s basketball team is coming off a seven-game stretch where the games have been decided by single figures. The Panthers are 2-5 in those games with their wins coming at home against Southeast Missouri and Morehead State. That stretch, if you’ve followed, shows that the team is bett...

Eastern suffers tough loss to SIUE Thursday

Eastern suffers tough loss to SIUE Thursday

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter

February 15, 2020

Junior Mack Smith came out firing, knocking down a three-pointer in the opening minutes to secure second-place in NCAA Division I history with 74 consecutive games with a three-pointer made.  Southern Illinois Edwardsville took advantage of their opportunities and held on to win a back-and-forth g...

Pace surpasses 1,000-point milestone Thursday

Adam Tumino, Women's Basketball Reporter

February 15, 2020

A third-quarter layup is usually not a big deal, but one by Eastern’s Karle Pace Thursday evening against Southern Illinois Edwardsville certainly was.  It gave Pace 1,000 points in her collegiate career, making her just the 25th player in the program’s history to reach that mark.  Pace s...

Butler files lawsuit against police, lawyer speaks

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief

February 14, 2020

The night that changed everything  The Eastern swim team was a day removed from a  fifth place finish in the Summit League Championships. The team’s bus was bringing them back to campus in Charleston, carrying on it swimmers who had just combined for 20 top-16 finishes to end their season. The night...

Column: Cougars’ game plan, execution hand Eastern tough home loss

Column: Cougars’ game plan, execution hand Eastern tough home loss

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

February 13, 2020

Eastern looked and sounded despondent after facing Southern Illinois Edwardsville Thursday. It was a game where Eastern nearly came back once again just to fall short in the final minutes, and the outcome of a game with so much impact for the season drew such a response from the Panthers. The d...

DEN Quick News: 5 things you need to know today

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief

February 13, 2020

Today is Feb. 13, 2020. Here are the five things happening on campus you need to know today 1. STAFF EDITORIAL: CAA should be compliant with Open Meetings Act Eastern's Council on Academic Affairs has proposed a bylaw change, backed by University legal counsel Laura McLaughlin, that would no lo...

Women’s basketball hosts SIUE Thursday looking for fourth straight victory

Women’s basketball hosts SIUE Thursday looking for fourth straight victory

Adam Tumino, Women's Basketball Reporter

February 12, 2020

The Eastern women’s basketball team will play a home and a road game this weekend against two opponents in very different positions. The Panthers (14-9, 8-4 OVC) will be home for the third-straight game Thursday when they will play last-place Southern Illinois Edwardsville at 5:15 p.m. The Cougars ...

Men’s tennis looks to end losing skid Friday

Men’s tennis looks to end losing skid Friday

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

February 12, 2020

A three-match losing streak is never fun, but the Eastern men’s tennis team is not worrying. The team had a similar stretch where it lost four matches in a row last season, but the Panthers bounced back to win their next week’s matches. To finish the year, the Panthers had 13 matches and ended at 7-6...

Men’s basketball looks to build momentum, hosts SIUE Thursday

Men’s basketball looks to build momentum, hosts SIUE Thursday

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter

February 12, 2020

Eastern’s men’s basketball team will finish its three-game homestand against Southern Illinois Edwardsville Thursday. The Cougars are 3-9 in conference play with an overall record of 6-19. Their conference wins come against Belmont, Southeast Missouri and Eastern Kentucky. The 10th-place Cougars...

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