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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

Royals Win First Ever NCAA Tournament Game

The Runnin Royals got the privilege of hosting their first ever NCAA National Championship game in Yoder Arena. The defensive-minded Colonels of Centre College took the Runnin out of the Royals, but the Eastern Mennonite men found a way to grind out the win, 63-53, to advance to Saturday’s second round. Read more… ...More

Royals Get First National Bid, Host Games This Weekend

For the first time in school history, the men’s basketball team received a bid to play in the NCAA D-III National Tournament. Even better, the Runnin Royals will also host a pod of games the first weekend, giving fans another chance to see the men play in Harrisonburg. Read more… ...More

Royals Claim First ODAC Title In 30 Years With 83-62 Win

The 2009-10 season had already been a record-breaking year, with the men smashing the program record for wins, breaking a handful of individual and team game records, and claiming the ODAC regular season title. Read more… ...More

Royals Break Bridgewater Hex And Stay Perfect At Home

Monday night, they knocked off ranked Virginia Wesleyan at home. Wednesday was an even bigger night, as the Runnin Royals beat rival Bridgewater College. Now the 12th-ranked Royals can clinch the regular season ODAC crown, their second ever, with a win at home on Saturday, Feb. 20. Read more… ...More

EMU Eyes NCAA Berth

By Mike Barber, Daily News-Record Kirby Dean Excuse Kirby Dean if he isn’t completely sure of the selection process for the NCAA Division III men’s basketball tournament. After all, the Eastern Mennonite program he coaches has never been the ...More

Basketball Men Score 123 In ODAC Rout Of Roanoke

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Men’s Basketball Knocks Off Top Ranked Guilford 90-63

For the second time this year, the Runnin Royals had their way with the top team in the country, this time on the road. 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

Men’s Basketball Moves to 13-1 After Saturday Game

EMU moves to 13-1 with the win and maintains the Old Dominion Athletic Conference top spot with a 7-0 mark. Read more… ...More