The Daily Eastern News

Tennessee-Martin beats Eastern in double OT

Junior Ray Crossland drives in to the lane against Murray State’s Jonathan Stark Thursday, Jan. 12 at Lantz Arena. Crossland led all Panthers with 18 points in the 83-72 OVC loss.

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

Senior Demetrius McReynolds goes up for a layup Tuesday against Bradley at Lantz Arena. McReynolds led all scorers with 25 in the Panthers 87-83 loss to the Braves.

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

Junior Ray Crossland attempts to shield the passing lanes with his hand while defending a St. Francis (Ill) player Friday at Lantz Arena.

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

Senior Demetrius McReynolds defends a pass from St. Francis' Hayden Witt Friday at Lantz Aena. The Panthers won the season opener 83-41.

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

Junior Montell Goodwin, a transfer from Mineral Area College will look to be a large contributor for the 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

Junior Muusa Dama lays in a basket Sunday against Eureka College at Lantz Arena. Dama scored 14 points and recorded 3 blocks in the 94-58 exhibition game win.

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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