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

The Daily Eastern News

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

The Daily Eastern News

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

The Daily Eastern News

Kinyon Hodges, a junior guard, scrambles after a loose ball during the mens basketball game against the University of Southern Indiana Eagles on Saturday afternoon, Dec. 31,  2022, at Lantz Arena. Hodges scored 10 points and had three assists. The Panthers won 91-80 against the Eagles.

4 EIU men’s basketball players enter the transfer portal

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor March 24, 2023

Four Eastern Illinois men’s basketball players have entered the transfer portal this week, bringing the total number of transfers to nine within the last two seasons. Last season, guards Henry Abraham,...

4 Panthers take home basketball OVC awards

4 Panthers take home basketball OVC awards

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor February 28, 2023

Earlier today, the Ohio Valley Conference announced the members of the men’s and women’s basketball teams that won OVC awards for their performances this season.  OVC Tournament play kicks off...

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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