The Daily Eastern News

Panthers need more aggression defensively

Grace Lennox cuts into the lane before converting on the layup in the Panthers’ 67-52 loss to Bradley Tuesday night in Lantz Arena. Lennox had 19 points in the loss.

Kaitlin Cordes, Women's Basketball Reporter

December 5, 2017

Eastern women’s basketball senior forward Jalisha Smith played an aggressive game Tuesday night in the Panthers’ 67-52 loss to Bradley. Although Smith was not a top scorer for Eastern, she snatched some big steals, one resulting in a made three by freshman guard Taylor Steele. Smith pulled out three ...

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 ...

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,...

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