The Daily Eastern News

Panthers ready for clash with Green Bay

Tom O'Connor, Men's Basketball Reporter

December 5, 2019

George Dixon has been there. He was in position in the final game of the Incarnate Word MTE tournament when, on a trip to the foul line with just over three minutes left, he sunk the two free throws to put Eastern up the rest of the way. The rebound he collected in the final 20 seconds of the Bethu...

Women’s basketball team back home after 4-straight on road

Women’s basketball team back home after 4-straight on road

Adam Tumino, Women's Basketball Reporter

December 5, 2019

The Eastern women’s basketball team (4-3) will be back on its home court Saturday afternoon for the first time since Nov. 13. In the four road games since, the Panthers went 3-1. Their first visiting opponent in nearly a month will be Omaha (4-5). The Mavericks come into the matchup on a two-game w...

Track and field, swimming to compete this weekend

Track and field, swimming to compete this weekend

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

December 5, 2019

Although Eastern men’s and women’s basketball have their seasons in full swing, other Eastern winter sports are either starting or continuing their play this weekend. The Eastern men’s and women’s track teams have their winter season starting Friday. The teams host their annual Early Bird Me...

No print edition of The Daily Eastern News Dec. 5

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief

December 5, 2019

There is no print edition of The Daily Eastern News Dec. 5. Unfortunately an equipment failure in our press room with our type-setter machine restricted us from creating a print edition. We are working to fix the machine as soon as possible. Sorry for the inconvenience.  

Column: Eastern’s guard play leading the way for women’s basketball

Adam Tumino, Women's Basketball Reporter

December 4, 2019

Seven games into the 2019-2020 season, the Eastern women’s basketball team is playing as well as any team in the OVC. The Panthers possess the third-best offense in the conference and the stingiest defense, and are therefore outscoring their opponents by 12.4 points per game. This mark is 4.4 poi...

Panthers’ comeback stopped short, lose to Fort Wayne on road

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter

December 4, 2019

Eastern’s men’s basketball team was down 13 points to Fort Wayne and clawed their way back to within one point. The Mastodon’s held on to their lead down the stretch and won 74-69 over the Panthers. Jarred Godfrey led the Mastodons in scoring with 20 points. Junior Marvin Johnson led the P...

Column: Dytarious Johnson should have been named to first-team

Column: Dytarious Johnson should have been named to first-team

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2019

The Ohio Valley Conference released its all-conference teams for the 2019 football season last week, and five Eastern players were named to conference teams. Senior defensive tackle Terrell Greer and linebacker Dytarious Johnson were named to the all-conference second team on defense. Running back ...

Notebook: SEMO to face Kentucky in NCAA Tournament

Adam Tumino, Volleyball Reporter

December 3, 2019

Southeast Missouri, after winning the OVC Volleyball Championship on Nov. 23, will play No. 9 Kentucky on Friday in the first round of the NCAA tournament. The Redhawks clinched the OVC after sweeping Morehead State in the championship match. Heading into the matchup with the Wildcats, Southeast Missour...

Eastern to play rematch with Fort Wayne

Eastern to play rematch with Fort Wayne

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

December 3, 2019

The Eastern men’s basketball team’s opponent Wednesday may bring back bad memories for the Panthers from last season. Eastern (4-3) visits Fort Wayne (5-5) Wednesday, but a little over a year ago in Lantz Arena, Fort Wayne’s three-point shooting commanded the attention from everybody in attendanc...

Notebook: Teams sharpen up before OVC play begins

Notebook: Teams sharpen up before OVC play begins

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor

December 3, 2019

In just under a month, Eastern and the rest of the Ohio Valley Conference will begin conference play, and the OVC teams have already built up a bit of a resume at this point in the season. The Panthers (4-3), slotted at 10th of 12 teams in the OVC preseason poll, showed immediate scoring improvement...

Column: Eastern finding early offense with key factors

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor

December 2, 2019

  It’s been seven games up and seven games down for Eastern women’s basketball, and early offense has been the biggest consistency for the Panthers in the early portion of the season. Eastern has led ten minutes of all but one game this season, leading to a +48 point differential in ...

EIUGivingBlueDay starts Tuesday, goes 24 hours

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

December 2, 2019

Tuesday will mark the third annual day of donations for Eastern athletic programs, as the EIUGivingBlueDay starts Tuesday. The event is a 24-hour online campaign to raise funds for the betterment of Eastern Athletics’ student-athletes and their specific sports, according to release on the Eastern...

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