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The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

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The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

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Senior guard Tiger Booker dribbles past defender on Saturday, February 17, 2024 in Groniger Arena. The Panthers beat the Lindenwood Lions 72-57 Saturday afternoon.

Panthers dominate Lions on senior night

Chloe Proffitt, Sports Reporter February 17, 2024

Honoring their four seniors tonight, guards Dan Luers, Tiger Booker, and Caleb Donaldson and forward Jermaine Hamlin, the Panthers secured an exhilarating 72-57 win on senior night, against the Lindenwood...

The mens basketball team won their home opener 91-45 against the Monmouth College Fighting Scots Wednesday evening Nov. 8, 2023 at Lantz Arena.

EIU looks to end road stretch on a high note

Maurice Phipps, Sports Reporter November 17, 2023

The Eastern men’s basketball team takes a trip to Oxford, Ohio this weekend where they will face Coppin State on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. and Miami (Ohio) on Sunday at noon. Miami (Ohio) will cap...

Eastern guard, Cameron Haffner (3), dribbles towards the basket, avoiding Tennesse State guard, Jr. Clay (4), before attempting to shoot the ball in Lantz Arena on Saturday afternoon.

EIU men’s basketball falls short to lose its sixth game in a row

Zaria Flippin, Men's Basketball Reporter February 6, 2023

Eastern's men's basketball team fell short in a nail-biter to the Tennessee State Tigers 65-61 in Lantz Arena on Saturday evening. Junior guard Caleb Donaldson led the Panthers with 17 points and five...

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