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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's Runnin Royals are now ranked 16th in the nation.

Runnin Royals Move Up Two Spots To No. 16 In National Poll

The Eastern Mennonite men’s basketball team moved up two spots in the national poll this week, coming in at No. 16. The Runnin Royals had wins over Lynchburg and Randolph last week while a handful of other teams around the nation took losses. There was also a change in the top spot as Whitworth took over for Wooster. EMU’s move up w ...More

EMU Runnin Royal Eli Crawford

Runnin Royals Defense Allows Three First-Half Field Goals In 85-50 Rout

When the teams met two weeks earlier, Randolph slowed the game down and upset the Runnin Royals 64-61. Saturday night in Harrisonburg, Eastern Mennonite Runnin Royals never got its high-flying attack in top gear, but the men went into overdrive on defense, stifling the WildCats in a convincing 85-50 win. After the visitors scored the first bucket ...More

Runnin Royals Picked No. 6 in Nation by The Sporting News

Last season, the Runnin Royals came out of nowhere and made it to the Elite Eight of the national tournament. Five returning starters has gotten the men attention in the preseason, as EMU was picked No. 6 in The Sporting News Preseason Poll. Read more… ...More

Runnin Royals Take Faith in God Seriously

This 2009-10 season, the young men on EMU’s basketball team attracted wide attention for their amazing season, which ended in the D-III National Championships. We asked them what role Christian faith played in their season. Read more… ...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

DJ Hinson Breaks Record But Guilford Claims Win 90-80

Although DJ Hinson racked up 37 points for EMU, including a school record eight three pointers, it wasn’t enough. The Royals close out their best season ever with a 25-5 record while Guilford advances to the national Final Four next weekend. Read more… ...More

Royals Knock Off Whitworth 74-71, Play for Final Four Spot Saturday

The Runnin Royals beat Whitworth 74-71 in a nailbiter game Friday in front of a standing-room-only crowd in North Carolina. The men move on to the Saturday play-off that determines a spot in the NCAA D-III final four. Read more… ...More

Royals Going To Greensboro, Tickets Available Wednesday

The Royals will continue their quest for a national championship at Guilford College in Greensboro, NC, this weekend for the sectional round of the NCAA D-III Men’s Basketball Championship. EMU will play Whitworth on Friday, Mar. 12, at 6 p.m. Read more… ...More

Crawford And Phillips Help EMU Into Sweet 16

Big game experience pays off in big games. And while none of the Eastern Mennonite men’s basketball players had played a game in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship before this weekend, Eli Crawford used his experience from numerous high school state tournament games to help will the Runnin Royals to an 85-71 win over Wilmington Saturday night. ...More