Men's Basketball

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Eureka College Athletics to Host Recruit Day on Nov. 9
    October 23, 2019
    EUREKA – The Eureka College Department of Athletics will host a 2019 recruit day for prospective student-athletes on Saturday, Nov. 9 in conjunction with Eureka College Family Day and the Red Devils’ home football game versus Concordia Wisconsin. The event, open to both high school students and college transfer students, will begin with registration at 9:30 a.m. in the Reagan Athletic Complex.
  • Eureka College Announces 2019 Hall of Fame Class
    August 30, 2019
    EUREKA — Four former Red Devil greats and the 1997 volleyball team have been selected for induction into the Eureka College Athletics Hall of Fame.
  • Former Eureka Star Shea Feehan Signs with Kosovo’s KB Prishtina
    August 23, 2019
    PEORIA, Ill. — It wasn’t long ago that Shea Feehan was putting up historic numbers and collecting accolades for the Red Devils. Now, the 2018 Eureka College graduate is counting down the hours until he begins his professional basketball career.
  • Kyler Stork, Alex Wiegand Receive NABC Honors Court Recognition
    July 22, 2019
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kyler Stork and Alex Wiegand excelled in academics this year, and now, they’ve been named to the 2018-2019 National Association of Basketball Coaches Honors Court.
  • EC Men’s Basketball Coaches Recognized for Earning PDS Certification
    June 27, 2019
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – This month, EC head men’s basketball coach Chip Wilde and assistant coach Ryan Mulcrone were among the coaches recognized by the National Association of Basketball Coaches for earning Professional Development Series certification at the 2019 NABC Convention in Minneapolis.
  • EC Men’s Basketball Holds Awards Banquet
    April 17, 2019
    WASHINGTON, Ill. – The Eureka College men’s basketball team gathered at Kep’s Sports Bar and Grill for a banquet on Sunday to relive and celebrate a historic season.
  • Peoria Chiefs to Honor EC Football, Men’s Basketball May 2
    April 15, 2019
    PEORIA, Ill. — Mark your calendars, Red Devil fans. On May 2, the Peoria Chiefs are planning to recognize Eureka's 2018 football team and 2018-2019 men’s basketball team for capturing conference championships this year at their home game at Dozer Park.
  • EC Men’s Basketball Coach Chip Wilde Releases Summer 2019 Camp Dates
    March 28, 2019
    EUREKA — Eureka College men's basketball head coach Chip Wilde will host three different youth basketball camps this summer inside the Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena and Convocation Center on the campus of Eureka College.
  • Eureka Men’s Basketball to be Honored at Peoria City Council Meeting
    March 21, 2019
    EUREKA — After a historic season, the Eureka College basketball team will be recognized by Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis and the Peoria City Council on Tuesday night.
  • Together We Win: Eureka Celebrates 25th Anniversary of National Title
    March 15, 2019
    The only team from Eureka College to ever win the gold is celebrating its silver anniversary Friday. Hall of Fame head coach Dave Darnall and his 1993-94 Red Devils won the NAIA Division II men's basketball national title on this date 25 years ago -- March 15, 1994.
  • No. 1 Nebraska Wesleyan Ends Red Devils' Tourney Run, 101-75
    March 01, 2019
    LINCOLN, Neb.-- In front of a rowdy, sell-out crowd at NWU’s Snyder Arena, the top-ranked Prairie Dogs (27-1) ended the Eureka College men’s historic tourney run with an emphatic 101-75 win over the Red Devils Friday night. After winning seven of their last nine games and capturing their SLIAC tourney title to get to this point, the Red Devils (13-14) finally met their match in their Division III NCAA Tournament debut.
  • U.S. Rep. Darin LaHood Recognizes NCAA Tourney-bound EC Men’s Basketball
    February 28, 2019
    UREKA – U.S. Congressman Darin LaHood addressed the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday afternoon, and sang the praises of the Eureka College men’s basketball team.
  • After 25-Year Wait, Eureka Men Ready for Return to National Stage
    February 28, 2019
    EUREKA — On Friday, Eureka (13-14) will make its NCAA Division III Tournament debut against No. 1 Nebraska Wesleyan (26-1) in the program’s first March game since that magical championship season. The Red Devils will tip off against the defending national champions on their own home court at 7:30 p.m.
  • Red Devils to Make NCAA Tourney Debut at Nebraska Wesleyan Friday
    February 25, 2019
    EUREKA – On Monday, in a room full of its biggest supporters, the Eureka College men’s basketball team learned which team it will face in its long-awaited first NCAA Division III Tournament appearance. The Red Devils (13-14) will take on Nebraska Wesleyan (26-1) in first-round action Friday at 7:30 p.m. inside Nebraska Wesleyan’s Snyder Arena in Lincoln, Neb.
  • Eureka Men’s Basketball to Host Selection Show Watch Party
    February 24, 2019
    EUREKA – The Eureka College men’s basketball program is inviting you to join us in the E.C. Hall of Fame Room Monday at 11:30 a.m. for the NCAA Division III Tournament Selection Show.
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