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Eastern forward Jordan Skipper-Brown passes to forward Sammy Friday IV in the second half against Southeast Missouri Feb. 25 in Lantz Arena. Skipper-Brown scored 20 points and Friday IV added 15.

Men’s basketball team loses 94-88, will miss tournament

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief February 26, 2021

The Eastern men's basketball team was in control of their own tournament destiny entering the game Thursday at home. With wins against Southeast Missouri Thursday and Tennessee-Martin Saturday, they would...

Eastern guard Karle Pace surveys the Panther offense against Southeast Missouri Feb. 25 in Lantz Arena.  Pace scored 9 points and recorded 7 rebounds in the game, which the Panthers won 65-57 to clinch a spot in the OVC Tournament.

Panthers win 65-57, clinch tourney spot

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief February 25, 2021

With a home win against Southeast Missouri Thursday, the Eastern women’s basketball team clinched a spot in the OVC Tournament for the second-straight season. They will be the eighth seed this season...

Both basketball teams get wins Saturday

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief February 22, 2021

Both the Eastern men's and women's basketball teams were in Clarksville, Tennessee, Saturday to take on Austin Peay. Each team picked up a win over the Governors with the women's team winning 62-59 and...

Panthers get reinforcements in upset win

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief February 19, 2021

Some major players were back in action when the Eastern men's basketball team played Murray State Thursday night. George Dixon was back after missing eight games and Josiah Wallace returned after a four-game...

Women’s basketball team sunk by 3rd-quarter struggles

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief February 19, 2021

The OVC Tournament hopes for the Eastern women's basketball team got a little shakier Thursday when the Panthers suffered 69-52 a road loss against Murray State. Eastern is still in the eighth and final...

Panthers holding final OVC Tournament spot

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief February 17, 2021

There is now just a week and a half remaining in the regular season for the women's basketball teams in the OVC. As things currently stand, only one team, Tennessee State, is mathematically eliminated...

Basketball teams have winless weekends

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief February 14, 2021

Both the men's and women's basketball teams for Eastern are on two-game losing streaks as a result of weekend action. Both teams played on the road Jacksonville State Feb. 11 and then moved on to play...

Eastern sophomore guard Lariah Washington looks to pass the ball into the paint in a game against Belmont Feb. 4 in Lantz Arena. Washington led the team with 23 points and added 6 assists and 4 rebounds. The Panthers lost the game 77-75.

Panthers tied for 7th in OVC standings

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief February 11, 2021

With just two and a half weeks left in the regular season, the women's basketball teams of the OVC have a limited time to settle into their final seeding. As it currently stands, the eight teams currently...

Belmont still dominating OVC

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief February 9, 2021

With less than three weeks left in the regular season, time is running out for the Eastern men's basketball team to climb back into an OVC Tournament spot. The standings have remained mostly stagnant...

Basketball teams get weekend wins

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief February 8, 2021

For the first time this season, both the men's and women's basketball teams for Eastern picked up a win on the same day. Each team played Tennessee State at home Saturday, with both teams for Tennessee...

Men’s basketball team blown out by unbeaten Bruins

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief February 5, 2021

Belmont extended a number of winning streaks in its 89-61 victory against the Eastern men's basketball team Thursday night. The Bruins have now won nine games in a row over Eastern, 16 in a row this...

Panthers come up short against Belmont

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief February 5, 2021

In what was a second-straight game against a second-place OVC team, the Eastern women’s basketball team fell short in the final minute against Belmont at home Thursday evening, losing to the Bruins 77-75. After...

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