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Women’s basketball team falls to 1-8

Sophomore Danielle Berry guards Tennessee-Martin’s Emanye Robertson in the Panthers’ 72-44 loss to the Skyhawks Jan. 18 in Lantz Arena. The Panthers lost to Belmont on the road Thursday.

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor

January 25, 2018

For three quarters it looked like the Eastern women’s basketball team had a real bid to end Belmont’s 33-game conference winning streak. But when the fourth quarter came, the Bruins became the Bruins once again. Belmont outscored Eastern 20-6 in the fourth quarter on its way to beating the Panthers 59...

Panthers collapse in 2nd half, lose 72-44

Freshmen Karle Pace dribbles the ball upcourt in Eastern’s 72-44 loss against Tennessee-Martin at Lantz Arena Thursday. Pace scored five points in the game.

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor

January 18, 2018

Eastern head coach Matt Bollant was not shy in saying he needed more production from his team’s veteran players in what was one of Eastern’s worse losses of the season Thursday at Lantz Arena. All it took was a big third-quarter from Tennessee-Martin and suddenly its match with Eastern was a totally ...

Bollant moving women’s team in right direction

Matt Bollant, the women’s basketball coach directs the team in their exhibition win over Indiana State Friday in Lantz Arena. Eastern won its two exhibition games and open its season this Friday.

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor

November 7, 2017

Throw away the sports clichés of “it’s just the preseason” and “its too early to tell,” because they do not apply to the 2017 Eastern women’s basketball team. Just two exhibition games into the new season it is plain to see ­— the women’s basketball program at Eastern is better than ...

Former U of I coach, Matt Bollant, introduced as Eastern women’s basketball coach

Newly introduced women's basketball coach Matt Bollant addresses a crowd of Panther supports and members of the media Monday afternoon in Lantz Arena.

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

April 18, 2017

The Eastern women’s basketball program needed a desperate answer to get the team back to a competitive level and Eastern’s answer to fix that problem was hiring former University of Illinois women’s basketball coach Matt Bollant. Bollant was formally introduced as the new head coach of the women’s...

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