2017-18 EMU Men's Basketball News

  • Runnin Royals Cruise To 98-83 Win Against Hood
    November 21, 2017
    The Royals used good shooting, assisted play, and stingy defense to run away to a 98-83 win over Hood College Tuesday night in Harrisonburg. Senior RaShawn Latimer led the charge for EMU finishing with 24 points, five assists and three rebounds. Eastern Mennonite improves to 2-2 on the season.
  • Runnin Royals Can't Slow Down Falcons, 74-70
    November 18, 2017
    Eastern Mennonite men’s basketball team wrapped up tip-off tournament play Saturday against host Messiah College, but fell late to the Falcons in the championship game.
  • Second Half Surge Pushes Royals Over Aggies
    November 17, 2017
    The Runnin Royals closed the first half on a small run and rode the momentum to a 68-57 win over Delaware Valley University on Friday night at the Messiah College Tip-Off Tournament in Grantham, Pa.
  • Royals Can't Out-Score Eagles In 86-85 OT Loss
    November 15, 2017
    With 5 seconds left in overtime, Xavier McCants (Olney, Md./Sherwood) took off, hoping to get to the hoop or find an open man. Instead the Royals felt the pressure and called a time out with just 2.1 seconds left. Unfortunately there was just not enough time for the EMU men to convert, as they fell 86-85 to the University of Mary Washington in the 2017 season opener. 
  • SEASON PREVIEW: Runnin Royals Bring Experience And Added Depth
    November 09, 2017
    Head men’s basketball coach Kirby Dean acknowledged that there are two different philosophies when it comes to scheduling a season. The first option is to schedule games that translate to a winning record from the start. The second option values scheduling opponents that will challenge and prepare a team to peak at the right time, which in turn, could deflate the number of victories within a single season.
  • EMU Releases Basketball Season Ticket Packages For 2017-18
    November 06, 2017
    Season tickets for the EMU basketball season are now available. Ticket packages are available for men's only, women's only or a combo of all men's and women's home games.
  • EMU Basketball Men Picked No. 9 In ODAC Poll
    October 26, 2017
    If EMU’s basketball men are to surpass where they were picked in the ODAC Preseason Poll, the start could be as easy as returning to health.
  • Runnin Royals Release 2017-18 Schedule
    October 19, 2017
    The Runnin Royals announced their 2017-18 schedule today. The 24-game slate opens Wednesday, Nov. 15 at home against the University of Mary Washington, a doubleheader with EMU’s women, who host Lancaster Bible College.