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Women beat Tennessee-Martin 80-70 in OT

Women beat Tennessee-Martin 80-70 in OT

Mark Shanahan, Women's Basketball Reporter

January 18, 2017

The Eastern women’s basketball team needed an overtime period, but pulled away big resulting in an 80-70 victory over the Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks on Wednesday night. Eastern needed a big performance from freshman Allison Van Dyke who scored a team high 23 points, which was also a career high for...

Poor shooting sinks women’s basketball

Poor shooting sinks women’s basketball

Mark Shanahan, Assistant Sports Editor

December 7, 2016

Cleveland State may have came into Lantz Arena Wednesday afternoon able to get almost whatever they wanted in the paint against the Eastern women’s basketball team, but poor shooting is what really downed the Panthers. This was the worst shooting percentage for the Panthers this season. The Vikings ...

Column: Losing streak must end now for women’s basketball team

Mark Shanahan, Assistant Sports Editor

December 5, 2016

With four more games until conference play, three of those being on the road, the Eastern women’s basketball team must end the three game skid they are on Wednesday at home against Cleveland State. The Panthers lost two tough road games against Illinois State and Valparaiso. Those two games went...

Freshmen playing key role early on to Eastern’s success

JJ Bullock, Women's Basketball Reporter

November 30, 2016

In just the first month of play, the Eastern women’s basketball team has eclipsed their entire win total from last season, and much of the credit for that can be handed to the strong play of the freshman class. With two in the starting lineup and two playing key roles off the bench, the freshmen on...

Women’s basketball begins road trip at Illinois State

Women’s basketball begins road trip at Illinois State

Mark Shanahan, Assistant Sports Editor

November 30, 2016

The Eastern women’s basketball team is back on the road for two games starting with the Illinois State Redbirds tonight. The Redbirds (2-3) have reached above .500 for the first time since the 2012-13 season following a home opening victory over Valparaiso. Since the victory over Valparaiso, Illi...

Women’s basketball set to host Wright State

Women’s basketball set to host Wright State

Mark Shanahan, Assistant Sports Editor

November 16, 2016

The Eastern women’s basketball team returns home to take on the Wright State Raiders Thursday night for a battle of 2-0 teams. The Panthers come into the game leading the nation in shooting percentage at 58.4 percent. The women trailed at the half against Evansville  Monday night, but they shot...

Women get first road victory in over a year

Women get first road victory in over a year

Mark Shanahan, Assistant Sports Editor

November 14, 2016

The Eastern women’s basketball team won its first road game since the 2014-15 season against Evansville on Monday night. Eastern coach Debbie Black stuck to the same starting lineup as she did on opening night last Friday with sophomore Carmen Tellez, junior Grace Lennox, freshman Allison Van Dyke,...

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