2019-20 EMU Men's Basketball News

  • Runnin Royals Upset Bid Comes Up Short
    February 22, 2020
    EMU’s basketball men led No. 18 Virginia Wesleyan much of the game, but the Marlins made the final run to surge to a 70-61 decision Saturday afternoon in Virginia Beach.
  • Generals Command Second Half To Get Past EMU Men
    February 19, 2020
    A tight first half got away from the Runnin Royals in an 80-57 road loss to Washington and Lee Wednesday night.
  • Royals Tripped Up By Ferrum In Final Minute
    February 15, 2020
    The Runnin Royals missed a great chance at an upset on Saturday, falling 67-64 to Ferrum College in Yoder Arena.
  • Guilford Takes Down EMU Men
    February 08, 2020
    The Runnin Royals held host Guilford to just three points over the first 6:51 seconds. Unfortunately, the defense faltered, as the Quakers turned things around to roll to a 95-50 decision over EMU in men’s basketball action Saturday in Greensboro, N.C.
  • Royals Athlete of the Week: Tie Evans
    February 07, 2020
    After scoring just 10 points over his first two years, Tie Evans is now starting for the Runnin Royals and their third leading scorer.
  • Ranked Marlins Out-Rebound EMU In Harrisonburg
    February 05, 2020
    The Runnin Royals limited No. 15 Virginia Wesleyan to one of their worst shooting games of the season, but they couldn’t keep the Marlins off the offensive glass in a 73-49 loss in Harrisonburg Wednesday night.
  • EMU Men Picking Up Momentum After Win At Randolph
    February 01, 2020
    The Runnin Royals completed a big week with a second straight ODAC road win, taking down Randolph College by a final of 70-63 on Saturday.
  • Jones Leads Royals In Rivalry Win, 80-67
    January 29, 2020
    The Runnin Royals were in control much of Wednesday’s night clash in Bridgewater, walking away with a convincing 80-67 win over their rivals. Tim Jones scored a career high 27 points and Tie Evans also set career marks with 16 points and six assists.
  • Runnin Royals Fall In Second Half
    January 25, 2020
    The Runnin Royals only trailed for a total of 35 seconds in the first half, but they fell behind in the second and couldn’t catch up in a 68-58 loss to Hampden-Sydney on Saturday.
  • Royals Turn Over Game To Emory & Henry
    January 22, 2020
    The EMU basketball men had 17 miscues over the final three-fourths of the game, negating their sizeable shooting advantage and giving visiting Emory & Henry a 78-70 decision.
  • Ferrum Hits From Three To Top Royals, 75-60
    January 18, 2020
    After connecting on more than half of their shots in the first half, the EMU basketball men went cold over the final 20 minutes, flipping a one-point lead into a 15-point deficit. That was the tale of the game in Saturday’s 75-60 ODAC loss at Ferrum College.
  • Royals Athlete of the Week: DJ Hill
    January 17, 2020
    After showing flashes of his potential last year, DJ Hill is now consistently making an impact in basketball games.
  • Ranked R-MC Stings Runnin Royals
    January 15, 2020
    Midway through the first half, the Runnin Royals made an impressive 12-2 on No. 6 Randolph-Macon, slicing an early deficit down to six points. But the visiting Yellow Jackets ended the half on a 14-4 streak, regaining momentum before running away with a 77-49 decision Wednesday night in Harrisonburg.
  • ODAC Names EMU's Hill Player Of The Week
    January 13, 2020
    Junior forward DJ Hill has been named the men’s basketball ODAC Player of the Week for the first time in his career.
  • Early Lead Not Enough Against Randolph
    January 11, 2020
    A hot start wasn’t enough for the Runnin Royals as they fell 62-56 to Randolph in Harrisonburg Saturday afternoon.
  • Hill's Career Night Caps 80-79 Win At Shenandoah
    January 08, 2020
    DJ Hill exploded for a career high 31 points, including the game-winning jumper with six seconds remaining, as the EMU basketball men earned an 80-79 ODAC win at Shenandoah Wednesday night.
  • EMU Men Come Up Short In Overtime
    January 04, 2020
    EMU led for more than twice as much time as visiting Roanoke, but the Maroons snuck out an overtime decision, 63-60.
  • Dry Stretch Late In First Sends EMU Into Break With Loss
    December 18, 2019
    A cold spell over the final eight minutes of the first half proved too much to overcome as the EMU basketball men took a 77-65 loss at Wilson College Wednesday night.
  • Sims Steps Down As Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach
    December 17, 2019
    EMU has announced the resignation of Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach RJ Sims. He has accepted a position working in the Pentagon.
  • No. 3 Wittenberg Pulls Away From EMU In Second Half
    December 15, 2019
    Nationally ranked Wittenberg proved their lofty status by doubling up the EMU basketball men in the second half en route to an 80-59 decision. Sunday’s loss wraps up a split of the two-day Don Glick Classic hosted by Bridgewater College.
  • Royals Score 18 In OT To Roll Over Apprentice
    December 14, 2019
    The Runnin Royals scored on their first seven possessions of Saturday’s overtime game against Apprentice, rolling to a 90-80 win over the Builders on day one of the Don Glick Classic at Bridgewater College.
  • Lynchburg Stings Runnin Royals On The Road
    December 07, 2019
    Eastern Mennonite University’s basketball men lost on the road Saturday afternoon, dropping an ODAC decision at Lynchburg, 90-51.
  • Royals Athlete of the Week: Tim Jones
    December 06, 2019
    Junior Tim Jones showed from day one that he is ready to take the next step on the basketball court.
  • Last Second Bucket Sends Royals To 68-67 Loss
    December 03, 2019
    Another chance was all the visiting Knights needed, as Sam Armstrong cashed in on his second attempt at the game-winner, sending the EMU basketball men to a 68-67 defeat in Harrisonburg Tuesday night.
  • Runnin Royals Grounded By Ranked Guilford
    November 30, 2019
    EMU’s basketball men shot 47% from the floor in the second half, but couldn’t overcome No. 19 Guilford College Saturday afternoon in Harrisonburg. The preseason favorite Quakers (7-1) went home with a 71-52 decision over EMU.
  • Back-And-Forth Rivalry Game Goes To BC
    November 25, 2019
    In a rivalry game full of 13 lead changes, EMU’s last-minute charge came up short in a 72-67 loss to Bridgewater Monday night in Yoder Arena.
  • Royals Hit On All Cylinders In 84-76 Win
    November 16, 2019
    The Runnin Royals out-scored La Roche 12-6 over the final 3:14 of Saturday’s game, pulling away for their first win of the season, 84-76.
  • Runnin Royals Dropped By Ranked Pioneers
    November 15, 2019
    The EMU men’s basketball team couldn’t stop the unrelenting Pioneers, falling 92-53 to host Marietta College Friday night.
  • Mary Washington Flies By Runnin Royals
    November 12, 2019
    The EMU men’s basketball team started in a hole and never got out of it Tuesday night, dropping an 82-55 decision at home to Mary Washington.
  • EMU Men Erase Deficit Before Falling in OT
    November 09, 2019
    The Runnin Royals shot 52% from the floor in the second half, erasing a 10-point deficit, but they couldn’t carry the momentum through overtime, where they lost 71-66 to Averett.
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