The Daily Eastern News

Rebounding key in overtime win

JJ Bullock, Women's Basketball Reporter

January 18, 2017

The Eastern Illinois women’s basketball team knew that execution in the paint and on the glass would be a crucial factor in deciding their matchup with one of the conference’s poorest rebounding teams, UT-Martin, Wednesday night at Lantz arena. The theory proved to be true, as Eastern scored 26 ...

Women beat Tennessee-Martin 80-70 in OT

Senior forward Erica Brown defends a pass from Tennessee-Martin’s Ashton Feldhaus Wednesday at Lantz Arena. Brown scored 13 points and added 5 blocks in the Panthers’ 80-70 overtime win.

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...

Play in paint crucial in Wednesday’s loss to Cleveland State

Senior Erica Brown and freshman teammate Allison Van Dyke apply a full court press on Cleveland State's Nicolete Newman Wednesday at Lantz Arena.

JJ Bullock, Women's Basketball Reporter

December 7, 2016

When it came to playing in the paint, Cleveland State had its way with Eastern in a 66-56 loss for the Panthers Wednesday night at Lantz arena. Eastern was outscored 38-14 inside and out-rebounded 45-34 in a game where it seemed like they could not get anything going down low. Cleveland State, led ...

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...

Panthers fall to 4-3 on season following 88-61 loss to Indiana State on Monday

Junior Grace Lennox dribbles the ball while she scans the floor for a open teammate Monday against Indiana State at Lantz Arena. Lennox finished with 16 points in the 88-61 loss.

Mark Shanahan, Assistant Sports Editor

November 28, 2016

The Indiana State Sycamores came out shooting 6 for 8 from 3-point range in the first quarter and never looked back with an 88-61 over the Eastern women’s basketball team. The Sycamores finished the game shooting 57.9 percent from 3-point range and shot 60.3 percent from the field. Indiana State...

Women’s basketball set to host Wright State

Junior gaurd Grace Lennox looks for an open teammate Friday at Lantz Arena in the Panthers season opening 97-54 win over Millikin.

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

Freshman Jennifer Nehls goes up for a layup Friday against Millikin at Lantz Arena. Nehls scored 12 points in the season opening 97-54 win.

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,...

Eastern women’s basketball falls to Western

Eastern women’s basketball falls to Western

Elias Albert, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2015

Eastern’s women’s basketball team fell short to Western Illinois by a final score of 92-69 Wednesday night in Lantz Arena. With the loss, Eastern falls to 1-6 and is now on a six-game losing streak since winning its opening game of the season. Coach Debbie Black said her team struggled to perform...

Women’s basketball hunts to end losing streak

Junior forward Erica Brown goes up for a layup in Tuesday’s game against Loyola-Chicago in Lantz Arena. Brown contributed 15 points 2 blocks 1 assist and 1 steal.

Elias Albert, Staff Reporter

November 18, 2015

The Eastern women’s basketball team will try to end their two-game losing streak as they travel to 0-2 Indiana State Thursday. Eastern will enter the game at 1-2, fresh off an 86-75 overtime loss to Loyola-Chicago on Tuesday. In the game, Eastern was able to come back from an 11-point deficit...

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