The Daily Eastern News

Eastern faces back-to-back tests this weekend

Eastern faces back-to-back tests this weekend

JJ Bullock, Editor-In-Chief

January 22, 2020

As luck would have it, the Eastern women’s basketball team’s schedule this week will show it no leniency following the Panthers’ (4-2 OVC) second conference loss of the season to first-place Tennessee Tech (6-0 OVC) Jan. 18. The Panthers, having just played arguably the best team in the conference...

Men’s basketball faces Tennessee-Martin Thursday in revenge game

Men’s basketball faces Tennessee-Martin Thursday in revenge game

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter

January 22, 2020

After winning its first two conference games, the Eastern men’s basketball team will face Tennessee-Martin Thursday in the third game of a four-game home stretch for the Panthers. Last season Eastern went 2-1 against Tennessee-Martin with all three games ending with five-point differences. Eastern won bot...

Tournament Knockout: Eastern falls to Tennessee-Martin 78-71 in 1st round

Tournament Knockout: Eastern falls to Tennessee-Martin 78-71 in 1st round

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

March 6, 2019

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — The Eastern men’s basketball team’s offense is in its most lethal form when its three-point shots are falling and Josiah Wallace and Mack Smith are scoring. Wednesday, both of those things happened and the Eastern offense thrived, but only in the first half. The second hal...

Late loss by Eastern looked familiar

Late loss by Eastern looked familiar

JJ Bullock, Sports Editor

March 6, 2019

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — On Feb. 28 the Eastern men’s basketball team led Jacksonville State 64-57 with three minutes to play in the second half of a game that would be ever important to the seeding of the conference tournament. A few late mistakes in regulation and in the two subsequent overtime period...

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