2019-20 Eureka Men's Basketball News

  • EC’s Jordan Dehm Named SLIAC Player of the Week for First Time
    January 20, 2020
    EUREKA – For the first time in his career, Eureka’s Jordan Dehm (Metamora, Ill./Metamora) is the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week.
  • Red Devils Knock off SLIAC Leader Webster, 85-79
    January 18, 2020
    EUREKA — The Eureka men’s basketball team played up to its potential and knocked off Webster for the third straight time on Saturday, 85-79.
  • Pair of Home Games Opportunity for EC to Level Up
    January 16, 2020
    EUREKA — St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference season is heating up for the Eureka men’s basketball team.
  • Spalding Edges Red Devils, 78-69
    January 16, 2020
    EUREKA — The Eureka men’s basketball team fell short in St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play on Thursday, dropping a 78-69 contest to Spalding at home.
  • Fontbonne Edges Eureka in Overtime Thriller, 114-110
    January 11, 2020
    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Eureka men’s basketball team dropped a St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference heartbreaker on Saturday, falling to Fontbonne 114-110 in overtime on the Griffins’ home floor.
  • Eureka Earns Road Win over Iowa Wesleyan, 105-89
    January 08, 2020
    MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa — The Eureka men’s basketball team eclipsed the 100-point mark for the third time this season in a 105-89 road victory at Iowa Wesleyan on Wednesday night.
  • Eureka Looking to Maintain Momentum On Road
    January 07, 2020
    EUREKA — The Eureka men’s basketball went on the road twice for non-conference contests over winter break. Now, the Red Devils are going on the road for the games that really matter.
  • Olivia Falls Named SLIAC Player of the Week For Third Time
    January 06, 2020
    EUREKA — For the third time this season, Eureka’s Olivia Falls (Bloomington, Ill./Bloomington) is the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week.
  • Eureka Pulls Away From MacMurray, 82-61
    January 04, 2020
    EUREKA — After a close first half, the Eureka men’s basketball team outscored MacMurray by 19 points in the second en route to an 82-61 win over the Highlanders in St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play on Saturday.
  • Red Devils to Host MacMurray, Greet New Year on Home Floor
    January 03, 2020
    EUREKA — The holidays have come and gone, winter break is winding down and the Eureka men’s basketball team is ready to kick off a new year of high expectations.
  • EC Men Improve to 7-3, Top Dallas, 85-71
    December 30, 2019
    DALLAS, Texas – The Eureka men’s basketball team will head into 2020 with a 7-3 record after taking down Dallas 85-71 in a road matchup more than 800 miles from home on Monday night.
  • Red Devils Keeping Competition Level High Over Winter Break
    December 20, 2019
    EUREKA — The holidays are nearly here, and the Eureka men’s basketball team is taking a two-week break from St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play. In the meantime, the Red Devils have a pair of road challenges on tap.
  • Red Devils Challenge, Fall at Division II Maryville, 70-52
    December 20, 2019
    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Division II Maryville chalked up a 70-52 victory over the Eureka men’s basketball team on Friday afternoon, but the Red Devils made the Saints scrape their way back in the game first.
  • Westminster Hands EC Men First SLIAC Loss, 96-84
    December 14, 2019
    EUREKA —The Eureka men’s basketball team’s five-game winning streak came to an end with a 96-84 loss to Westminster at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena on Saturday.
  • Red Devils Aiming for Sixth Straight Win, 3-0 League Start
    December 13, 2019
    EUREKA — The Eureka men’s basketball team snagged a pair of wins in the first week of St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play. Now, the Red Devils are looking to improve to 3-0 with a league win over Westminster in the last home game of 2019.
  • Dakota Bennington Named Back-to-Back SLIAC Player of the Week
    December 09, 2019
    EUREKA — For the second week in a row, Eureka’s Dakota Bennington (Peoria, Ill./Peoria Christian) is the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week.
  • Red Devils Stay Sharp, Pounce on Principia, 112-93
    December 07, 2019
    ELSAH, Ill. – Dakota Bennington (Peoria, Ill./Peoria) dropped season-high 31 points and the Eureka men’s basketball team seized their second straight road win over a league opponent with a 112-93 victory at Principia on Saturday.
  • EC’s Hunt for SLIAC Championship Begins at Blackburn
    December 04, 2019
    EUREKA — It’s St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play time for the Eureka men’s basketball team. After a 4-1 start to the season, the Red Devils will tip-off league play at Blackburn at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Then, on Saturday at 3 p.m., they’ll continue it at Principia.
  • Red Devils Hold Off Beavers, 91-81
    December 04, 2019
    CARLINVILLE, Ill. – Senior guard Austin Juergens (Pekin, Ill/Pekin H.S) paced the Red Devils with a game-high 25 points as Eureka opened St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play with a 91-81 win over Blackburn on Wednesday.
  • Dakota Bennington Named SLIAC Player of the Week
    December 02, 2019
    EUREKA — For the first time this season, Eureka’s Dakota Bennington (Peoria, Ill./Peoria Christian) is the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week.
  • Red Devils Hold off Dominican, 93-80
    November 26, 2019
    EUREKA — The Eureka men’s basketball team improved to 4-1 with a 93-80 victory over Dominican on its home floor Tuesday night.
  • EC Men Hosting Dominican, Then Headed to Big Easy
    November 25, 2019
    EUREKA — While the student body heads home for Thanksgiving week, the Eureka men’s basketball team continues to grind.
  • Eureka Pushes Through, Outguns Grinnell, 122-115
    November 20, 2019
    EUREKA — For the third time in the past two years, the Eureka men’s basketball team beat The System. The Red Devils pushed through, outgunned and outlasted Grinnell 122-115 on a rowdy Wednesday evening at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena.
  • EC Men to Take on Grinnell System in Home Shootout
    November 19, 2019
    EUREKA — The Eureka men’s basketball team came away with a split on the road last week. On Wednesday, the Red Devils return to their home floor for a shootout against Grinnell.
  • Red Devils Run Past Knox, 83-56
    November 16, 2019
    GALESBURG, ILL. — The Eureka men's basketball team bounced back with a dominant 83-56 victory over Knox Saturday night.
  • Red Devils Fall to Monmouth on the Road, 83-71
    November 15, 2019
    MONMOUTH, Ill. – Monmouth handed the Eureka men’s basketball team its first loss of the season Friday night, topping the Red Devils 83-71.
  • New-look Red Devils Taking Show on the Road
    November 14, 2019
    EUREKA — A week after the Eureka men’s basketball team’s emphatic season-opening victory over Berea, the Red Devils are ready for their next pair of tests. EC takes on Monmouth 6 p.m. Friday and Knox 6 p.m. Saturday.
  • Red Devils Come Out Hot, Cruise to Victory Over Berea, 94-78
    November 08, 2019
    EUREKA — With a hot start, balanced offense and solid defense, the Red Devils made sure it wasn’t ever close on Friday night. EC cruised to a 94-78 season-opening win at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena, taking down the Mountaineers for the first time in three meetings.
  • Notebook: After Storied 2018-19 Run, Red Devils' Encore Begins
    November 07, 2019
    On Friday night at 6 p.m., roughly 100 years since the program began, the Eureka men’s basketball team will open the 2019-2020 season. The Red Devils are hosting Berea in a highly-anticipated season opener inside Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena and Convocation Center.
  • EC Men’s Basketball Tabbed Third in SLIAC Preseason Poll
    October 23, 2019
    BELLEVILLE, Ill. — Less than nine months after the Eureka men’s basketball team reached the NCAA Division III Tournament for the first time in program history, the Red Devils have been selected to finish third in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
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