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Analysis: Panthers made big plays at right time to clinch semifinals appearance

Dillan Schorfheide | The Daily Eastern News
Lariah Washington rises above her defender for a shot attempt. Eastern defeated Jacksonville State 49-46 to advance to the semifinals Friday in the OVC Tournament.

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter

March 5, 2020

EVANSVILLE, IND- Eastern’s women’s basketball team was predicted to finish tenth in the preseason poll and finished last season with an 11-18 record. This season the Panthers finished fourth in the conference making the OVC Tournament for the first time since 2015, and won their first game in...

Analysis: Assessing Panthers’ OVC tournament chances

Adam Tumino, Women’s Basketball Reporter

February 25, 2020

Having clinched its first OVC tournament appearance since the 2014-2015 season, the Eastern women’s basketball team may be in a position to make a run in the tournament. There are two games left in the regular season, but it is never too soon to look ahead. Despite the lack of recent success, th...

Notebook: 3 teams tied at top of OVC standings

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief

February 18, 2020

It is the middle of February which means we are finally getting a clear picture of the OVC basketball standings, as teams are settling into their respective positions in the conference standing and preparing for the conference tournament.  Right? Wrong.  The OVC women’s basketball standings are anythi...

Notebook: Eastern’s Washington wins another conference honor

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor

January 14, 2020

Eastern women’s basketball freshman Lariah Washington received her second Ohio Valley Conference freshman of the week award after posting 29 points and 13 rebounds in two Panther victories last week. In four conference matchups this season, Washington ranks second on the team in sco ring at 10.5 poi...

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