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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

Sophomore forward Sincere Malone (5) attempts a contested layup by freshman guard Dra Gibbs-Lawhorn (2) during the Panthers first mens basketball game of the season. The Panthers lost 52-80 to the Fighting Illini Monday night.

Malone, Gibson enter transfer portal

Zaria Flippin, Sports Editor April 16, 2024

The transfer portal for men’s and women’s NCAA Division I basketball opened on March 18. Since then, two Panthers from the men’s team have put their names in the transfer portal. 1.       ...

Sophomore forward Macy Mcglone (33), avoids the defender and attempts to score under the basket at the EIU womens basketball game vs. Tenneesee Tech Friday afternoon. The Panthers lost to the Golden Eagles 61-66.

Eastern basketball during the break

Luther Yoder and Cameron Thomas November 28, 2023

Eastern men’s basketball went 2-1 during Thanksgiving break with wins against the Coppin State Eagles, and the Eureka College Red Devils and a loss to the Miami (Ohio) Redhawks. Its record for the...

Redshirt sophomore forward Kooper Jacobi puts the ball up in the paint during the Panthers first mens basketball game of the season against the Fighting Illini in the State Farm Center Monday night. Jacobi led the Panthers by scoring 10 points and rebounding 11 shots.

Jacobi records double-double in loss against Fighting Illini

Zaria Flippin, Sports Editor November 6, 2023

Although the Panthers lost to the University of Illinois Fighting Illini Monday evening, Eastern fans got to see how the newest Panthers can be significant contributors for the team this season. Redshirt...

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