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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

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