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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

Senior guard Lariah Washington (22), protects the ball from a Tennessee Tech defender while making a one handed pass to a teammate at the Ohio Valley Conference Friday afternoon. The Panthers lost to the Golden Eagles 61-66.

Washington, Litwiller play last basketball game as Panthers

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor March 3, 2023

EVANSVILLE, IND. -- Eastern women’s basketball seniors Lariah Washington and Morgan Litwillers’ fourth straight OVC Tournament appearance ended in a 66-61 loss, sealing the end to their careers as...

During a timeout, the EIU womens basketball team go over plays with Matt Bollant, the head coach and Marcus McGlothan, the assistant coach at the Ohio Valley Conference Friday afternoon.

EIU women’s basketball falls to Golden Eagles in OVC Tournament semifinal game

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor March 3, 2023

First Quarter EVANSVILLE, IND. -- The Eastern women's basketball team is down 20-14 at the end of the first quarter of the OVC Tournament semifinal game against Tennessee Tech. There was an 11-2...

Eastern Illinois University womens basketball Coach Matt Bollant instructs players during a timeout in the in Saturday afternoon game against Southeast Missouri State University at Lantz Arena.

Women’s basketball is ‘fresh and rested’ for OVC Tournament

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor March 2, 2023

With almost a week of preparation and rest, the women’s basketball team will hit the court at Ford Center in Evansville, Ind., and face the winner of the Thursday quarterfinal between SIUE and Tennessee...

Seniors, Lariah Washington and Morgan Litwiller pose for a picture with their family before the womens Senior Day basketball game against the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles at Lantz Arena Saturday afternoon.

Litwiller, Washington celebrated during Senior Day

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor February 25, 2023

115 games. 4,600 minutes. 67 wins. Four OVC Tournament appearances. Countless amounts of blood, sweat, and tears. That is what seniors Morgan Litwiller and Lariah Washington have helped bring to the EIU...

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