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Tennessee-Martin beats Eastern in double OT

Tennessee-Martin beats Eastern in double OT

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

January 19, 2017

Free throws. Free throws have been hard to come by for the Panthers as of late, something that coach Jay Spoonhour said the Panthers need more of. Well, that did not happen Thursday night, and the Panthers lost to Tennessee-Martin 82-71 in double overtime. Eastern shot just 11 free throws and connected...

Panthers fall to Braves in overtime

Panthers fall to Braves in overtime

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

November 30, 2016

When junior Montell Goodwin found junior Muusa Dama for a big alley-oop that sent Lantz Arena up for grabs, it seemed like the momentum could not be stirred away from the Panthers. And just two minutes before that, junior Ray Crossland chased down and saved a loose ball at the baseline before firi...

Panthers face Saint Louis for second straight road game

Panthers face Saint Louis for second straight road game

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

November 16, 2016

Three games into the season, the Panthers (1-1) have had more ups than downs, and the fight the Panthers showed in the second half of Tuesday’s game proved that. After watching Eastern’s exhibition game against Eureka and regular season home opener, the first half of the Panthers’ game against...

Troy beats Panthers in final seconds

Troy beats Panthers in final seconds

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

November 14, 2016

A 40-point second half was not enough to erase the slow start the Eastern men’s basketball team’s 27-point first half as Troy hung on for a 70-67 win Monday night in Troy, Ala. In the first two games of the season, the Panthers were able to score at will. The last game Eastern finished with 83...

‘Goodwin’ for men’s basketball team

‘Goodwin’ for men’s basketball team

Maria Baldwin, Sports Features Writer

November 9, 2016

Not many children were as focused as Montell Goodwin was when he was young. Goodwin, a transfer junior guard for the Eastern men’s basketball team, was playing in recreaction leagues at a young age because he loved the game of basketball, and he loved to run around. “My dad used to play basketball,...

Men’s basketball set for special season

Men’s basketball set for special season

Maher Kawash, Men's Basketball Reporter

November 7, 2016

While it is expected against a Division III opponent, a 36-point victory is always a nice way to kick off a season. The win over Eureka College was just an exhibition game, but it still showed plenty of what is in store for the Eastern men’s basketball team this season. The first round exit from...

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