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EMU basketball women jump into national rankings

They didn’t accomplish the fete last year when they went to the NCAA National Championships.  Even the year before when they finished 22-4, the EMU basketball women couldn’t pull it off.  But this season it took all of one week for the Royals to jump into the national poll. After receiving votes in the preseason national listing, Eastern Mennonite’s women are ranked N ...More


Men’s Basketball Receives National Votes

Despite losing their entire starting lineup, the Runnin Royals still have enough respect around the country to get a few nods. Or votes, as the case may be. The Eastern Mennonite men received four votes in the D3hoops.com national poll, which was released today, effectively putting them in a tie for 51st place in the preseason list. EMU lost all five of their senior starters from last ye ...More

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Before Win Over VWC, Runnin Royals Move Up To No. 14

The Eastern Mennonite men’s basketball team has moved up two more spots in the D3hoops.com national poll to No. 14. The rankings were released Monday night and were not affected by the Runnin Royals’ 86-71 win over now-No. 7 Virginia Wesleyan ...More

EMU Men's Basketball No. 18 in Nation

Few Changes In Poll As Men’s Basketball Stays At No. 18 in Nation

Even with last Saturday’s 116-89 thumping of Roanoke, the Runnin Royals held at No. 18 in this week’s D3hoops.com national poll. Only five teams in the top 25 lost since the previous poll, leaving few changes in the week nine list as Eastern Mennonite remained at its lowest rank of the season. EMU is 14-4 overall and 5-4 in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference. The men had a ...More

Men’s Basketball Team Takes Fourth In Final National Poll

After the most successful season in program history, the men’s basketball team finished with their highest national ranking ever. Read more… ...More

Junior Todd Phillips Grabs First-Team All-America Honor

Eastern Mennonite junior Todd Phillips from Waynesboro was named a D3hoops.com First Team All-American. He was also named First Team All-South Region by D3hoops.com and Second Team All-South Region by the National Association of Basketball Coaches. Read more… ...More

Men’s Basketball Now Ranked 7th in Nation

On the strength of last Wednesday’s 90-67 romp over then-No. 1 Randolph-Macon, the Eastern Mennonite men’s basketball team jumped 11 spots this week to No. 7 in the D3hoops.com national poll. Read more… ...More

Royal Men Ranked In National Poll For First Time Ever

For the first time in school history, Eastern Mennonite has cracked the top 25 of a national poll in men’s basketball. The Runnin Royals have already set the mark for best start in school history, and this week took the No. 24 spot in the D3hoops.com national ranking. Read more… ...More