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Belmont ties its 3-point record in win over women’s basketball

Dillan Schorfheide | The Daily Eastern News
Taylor Steele throws a pass to her teammate in the post during Eastern’s 67-57 loss to Morehead State Feb. 2 in Lantz Arena.

JJ Bullock, Sports Editor

February 22, 2019

What can you do when the best team in your conference gets off to its best start of the season? Not much, the Eastern women’s basketball team found out Thursday in a 98-57 loss to Belmont ... not much. What the Bruins, now 14-1 in conference play, could do on offense was no secret to the Panthers h...

Belmont blows out men’s basketball by 41 points

Jordan Boyer | The Daily Eastern News
Josiah Wallace flies through defenders to attempt a layup during Eastern’s 67-66 victory in Lantz Arena Jan. 31.

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

February 22, 2019

Belmont dominated the Eastern men’s basketball team throughout the teams’ matchup Thursday night, handing Eastern a devastating 99-58 loss. The win was a special one for Belmont head coach Rick Byrd, as it was his 800th career win in his 33rd year coaching at Belmont. He is the fifth active coach t...

Women’s basketball team falls to 1-8

Sophomore Danielle Berry guards Tennessee-Martin’s Emanye Robertson in the Panthers’ 72-44 loss to the Skyhawks Jan. 18 in Lantz Arena. The Panthers lost to Belmont on the road Thursday.

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor

January 25, 2018

For three quarters it looked like the Eastern women’s basketball team had a real bid to end Belmont’s 33-game conference winning streak. But when the fourth quarter came, the Bruins became the Bruins once again. Belmont outscored Eastern 20-6 in the fourth quarter on its way to beating the Panthers 59...

Foul trouble hurts Panthers in loss

Senior Muusa Dama goes up for a right-hand hook in the Panthers’ 86-74 loss to Southeast Missouri Jan. 20 in Lantz Arena. Eastern lost to Belmont 81-59 Thursday on the road.

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

January 25, 2018

The Eastern men’s basketball team’s plan to stop Belmont Thursday was to make the three-pointers the Bruins shot “as hard as possible.” Maybe it made it slightly harder, as the Bruins sank 10-of-28, after hitting 13 the last time the two teams played each other, but Belmont still came away w...

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