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EIU Baseball and Softball
Eastern Illinois University continues spring baseball with a road trip south this weekend.
After falling to South Alabama, the Panthers are traveling to Central Arkansas for a four-game series against the Bears.
UCA holds a commanding lead in the all-time series against EIU 7-nothing.
Eastern will look towards their lead hitter Joseph Duncan who's batti ... READ MORE >>
U of I Defeats Northwestern
Two teams played a tight contest where the deficit didn't grow larger than four points for much of the game.
The Fighting Illini had a strong offensive night in their second win over the Northwestern Wildcats this year winning 66-50 last night.
Northwestern suffered an eight-minute scoring drought in the last 10 minutes and Illinois built its lead to double digits for the first ... READ MORE >>
Mattoon Girl's Basketball Advances To Sectional Championship
Not one, not two, make it three wins over one opponent in a single season.
That's the accomplishment Mattoon girls’ basketball achieved last night over Effingham, but this third win was even sweeter.
Despite a 12-point halftime deficit, the Green Wave came back to top the Flaming Hearts 56-52 to advance to the sectional championship.
The road to a state title doesn ... READ MORE >>
EIU Men's Basketball Team Eliminated From OVC Tourney
The Eastern Illinois men's basketball team is now on the outside of the playoffs looking in.
The Panthers pulled off a rare win over Murray State but it wasn't enough to get them into the playoffs.
Demetrius McReynolds scored 25 points for Eastern as they notched just their third win against Murray State in program history, but a win from Tennessee State is all that matters.... READ MORE >>