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The Daily Eastern News

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

Maya Chandler (10), a junior guard, is defended by Miah Monohan (3), a sophomore guard as she approaches the Panthers hoop during the womens basketball game against the Loyola University Chicago Ramblers in Lantz Arena Sunday afternoon. Monahan scored five points with six assists and four rebounds. The Panthers won 83-73 against the Ramblers.

Women’s basketball rallies in second half to beat Loyola Chicago

Nick Bays, Women's Basketball Reporter November 21, 2022

After trailing by 10 points at halftime, Eastern women’s basketball would go on to win at home at First Mid Court in Lantz Arena on Sunday against Loyola Chicago 83-73. The Panthers were led by...

Lyric Johnson (4), a freshman guard brings the ball up the court during the womens basketball exhibition game against the Missouri-St. Louis Tritons at Lantz Arena Monday evening. Johnson had four rebounds, one steal and two assists. The Panthers won 65-54 against the Tritons.

Second half turnaround for Panthers leads to win in home opener

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor November 8, 2022

The Eastern women’s basketball team struggled in the first half as they trailed University of Missouri Saint Louis going into halftime but came out in the second half a new team as they beat UMSL 65-54...

Morgan Litwiller (24), a senior forward, looks for someone to throw the ball in bounds the womens basketball game against Millikin at Lantz Arena Thursday afternoon. Litwiller scored eight points and had three rebounds. The Panthers won 82-78 against the Big Blue.

Women’s basketball team encouraged after exhibition match win over Millikin

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor November 4, 2022

 The Eastern women’s basketball team defeated No. 14 Division III Millikin University 82-78 in an exhibition match on Thursday evening in Lantz Arena. Senior guard Lariah Washington and sophomore forward...

Eastern guards Lariah Washington (left) and Miah Monahan celebrate the Panthers overtime win over Tennessee State Saturday in Lantz Arena. Washington scored a team-high 20 points and surpassed the 1,000-point mark for her career.

Washington picked to win OVC Player of the Year in preseason poll

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor October 18, 2022

The 2022-23 preseason poll for OVC women's basketball was released on Tuesday, announcing the predicted order of finish and preseason and All-OVC candidates. The poll is selected by OVC head...

Easterns Josiah Wallace plays defense on Tennessee-Martins Kevin Little in the first half of Easterns 78-71 loss to the Skyhawks Wednesday night in Evansville. Wallace was named first-team all-conference and is making his first appearance in the conference tournament.

Wallace named to all-OVC 1st team

JJ Bullock, Sports Editor March 6, 2019

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — On Tuesday Eastern sophomore Josiah Wallace was named to the all-OVC first team, an honor he achieved after averaging 15.2 points per game for the Eastern men’s basketball team this...

A week in review

January 13, 2017

The video covers the news and sports highlights for the week of January 9, 2017 through January 13, 2017.

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