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Featured Athlete: Andrew Thorne

Name: Andrew Thorne Year: Junior Sport: Men’s Basketball Hometown/High School: Front Royal, VA/Skyline Specs: All-ODAC Third Team (2012).  Started all 27 games this year, averagi ...More

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Royals Control BC, 79-65, Head To Salem

Rivalry games always have a little something special about them, and Tuesday night was no exception when Eastern Mennonite hosted rival Bridgewater in an ODAC Tournament First Round game.  The Runnin Royals scored the 15 in the game, but trailed at halftime before running away with a 79-65 decision. Seventh-seeded EMU heads into the ODAC Quarterfinals where they will play second-seeded ...More

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EMU Men Run by Frostburg State, 80-59

Despite having a number of players affected by an illness, the Runnin Royals took care of business Monday in a matinee at Frostburg State, running away with an 80-59 non-conference win. Eastern Mennonite scored first in the game, but made a statement on the defensive end.  The men frustrated the Bobcats into a season low 31.7% from the floor and never trailed. FSU was still withi ...More

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Royals Romp On Shenandoah On Opening Night

Now we know how the new Runnin Royals will look – just as fast and high-pressure as last year.  In their first game of 2011-12, the men picked out 17 steals and forced 32 turnovers en route to an 87-61 rout of visiting Shenandoah. Sophomore Adam Burroughs (Roanoke, VA/Northside) st ...More

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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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Basketball Teams Release Schedules

The Eastern Mennonite University women’s basketball team will open its 2011-12 season with a tip-off classic, welcoming three teams to Yoder Arena on Nov. 18-19. The classic will be two of the Royals’ 14 home games in their 24-game schedule, which was released today.  EMU hosts York (NY), Stevenson and Mary Baldwin at the classic, playing Stevenson at 8:00pm on Nov. 18 and Y ...More