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Eastern suffers tough loss to SIUE Thursday

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Mack Smith attempts a layup during Eastern's 76-74 loss to SIUE Thursday in Lantz Arena.

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter

February 15, 2020

Junior Mack Smith came out firing, knocking down a three-pointer in the opening minutes to secure second-place in NCAA Division I history with 74 consecutive games with a three-pointer made.  Southern Illinois Edwardsville took advantage of their opportunities and held on to win a back-and-forth g...

Pace surpasses 1,000-point milestone Thursday

Adam Tumino, Women's Basketball Reporter

February 15, 2020

A third-quarter layup is usually not a big deal, but one by Eastern’s Karle Pace Thursday evening against Southern Illinois Edwardsville certainly was.  It gave Pace 1,000 points in her collegiate career, making her just the 25th player in the program’s history to reach that mark.  Pace s...

Column: Cougars’ game plan, execution hand Eastern tough home loss

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Josiah Wallace tries to get around a defender during Eastern's 76-74 loss Thursday to SIUE.

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

February 14, 2020

Eastern looked and sounded despondent after facing Southern Illinois Edwardsville Thursday. It was a game where Eastern nearly came back once again just to fall short in the final minutes, and the outcome of a game with so much impact for the season drew such a response from the Panthers. The d...

Women’s basketball hosts SIUE Thursday looking for fourth straight victory

Dillan Schorfheide | The Daily Eastern News
Lariah Washington rises above a defender in the lane to attempt a  mid-range jump shot. Eastern defeated Morehead State 67-62 Feb. 6 in Lantz Arena.

Adam Tumino, Women's Basketball Reporter

February 12, 2020

The Eastern women’s basketball team will play a home and a road game this weekend against two opponents in very different positions. The Panthers (14-9, 8-4 OVC) will be home for the third-straight game Thursday when they will play last-place Southern Illinois Edwardsville at 5:15 p.m. The Cougars ...

Men’s basketball looks to build momentum, hosts SIUE Thursday

Adam Tumino | The Daily Eastern News
JaQualis Matlock plays through contact from his defender to drive down the lane for a layup attempt. Eastern defeated Morehead State 71-65 Feb. 6 in Lantz Arena.

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter

February 12, 2020

Eastern’s men’s basketball team will finish its three-game homestand against Southern Illinois Edwardsville Thursday. The Cougars are 3-9 in conference play with an overall record of 6-19. Their conference wins come against Belmont, Southeast Missouri and Eastern Kentucky. The 10th-place Cougars...

Women’s soccer season ends in OVC quarterfinals

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor

November 3, 2019

An own goal in the 26th minute of the OVC tournament quarterfinals lifted Southern Illinois Edwardsville past Eastern women’s soccer, ending the Panthers’ year after entering the tournament as an eight seed. The lone goal came after Southern Illinois Edwardsville senior Becca Jostes placed a corn...

Eastern faces Cougars on Wednesday

Adam Tumino, Volleyball Reporter

September 30, 2019

The Eastern volleyball team will travel to play its first road conference match of the season Wednesday evening, as the Panthers will take on Southern Illinois Edwardsville at 6 p.m. The Panthers (1-13, 0-2) and the Cougars (5-9, 0-2) are two of the three OVC teams who went winless in the first wee...

Morehead State knocks off SIUE, takes aim at Austin Peay

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

March 7, 2019

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Defeating Southern Illinois Edwardsville in the first round of the OVC tournament is not something to brag about. But, nonetheless, Morehead State did so by a 72-68 score. The score is not even that impressive, but the fifth-seeded Morehead State got the job done and now faces fourth...

Eastern volleyball team defeats Southern Illinois Edwardsville 3-0

Eastern sophomore Laurel Bailey hits a ball at Lantz Arena on Wednesday night. Bailey helped the Panthers sweep Southern Illinois Edwardsville 3-0.

Tom O'Connor, Volleyball Reporter

September 19, 2018

Any edge the Panthers gained over Southern Illinois Edwardsville in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament, when the Panthers pummeled the Cougars 3-1 in the first round, has been, in a sense, carried over from a year ago. So yes, the Panthers reaffirmed what separated the two teams nearly a year ago,...

SIU-E professor to discuss challenges of African-American writers

Tom O’Connor, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2018

A renowned professor at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville will highlight the challenges prominent African-American writers go through at 5 p.m. on Thursday in the Lecture Hall of the Doudna Fine Arts Center. Howard Rambsy II, who has been chosen to give Thursday night’s lecture, will contend...

Men’s golf team struggling at SIUE tournament

JJ Bullock, Men's Golf Reporter

September 26, 2016

The Eastern men’s golf team finds itself near the bottom of the pack after day one of the SIUE Derek Dolenc Intercollegiate tournament. At 44 strokes over par and 612 overall, the Panthers have some ground to make up after their first two rounds leave them in 13th place and 32 strokes behind the...

Women’s soccer hosting last game against SIUE

Elias Albert, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2015

The Eastern Illinois women’s soccer team will end their 2015 season hosting Southern Illinois-Edwardsville at Lakeside Field this afternoon at 3 p.m. The Panthers enter the game at 3-13-2 and 1-7-1 within OVC play. They are fresh off losses to Austin Peay and Murray State in their final road gam...

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