The Daily Eastern News

Long-time connection brings Leonard to Eastern basketball

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

April 24, 2020

Jay Spoonhour and his staff did the majority of the work for the men’s basketball team’s recruiting, but it was somebody from Spoonhour’s father’s staff who helped with one of the recruits. Before Ryan Leonard, an incoming transfer from Santa Fe College, signed with Eastern, Spoonhour had a l...

Meet the five incoming players for Eastern men’s basketball

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

April 24, 2020

Eastern men’s basketball coach Jay Spoonhour has announced the signing of five players for next season, which includes two transfers coming in as juniors and three freshmen. The Daily Eastern News sports editor, Dillan Schorfheide, talked with each of the incoming players to get a feeling of how the recrui...

Spoonhour announces Ryan Leonard will join Panthers next season

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

April 20, 2020

Eastern men’s basketball coach Jay Spoonhour made his first official announcement regarding incoming players, with the first player announced being junior college transfer Ryan Leonard. Leonard is transferring from Santa Fe college, where he averaged 12.2 points and 3.2 rebounds per game, per the press...

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