2017-18 Eureka Men's Basketball News

  • Preview: Eureka Ready For SLIAC Semifinal Versus Blackburn
    February 20, 2018
    GREENVILLE, Ill. -- The Eureka College men’s basketball team will take the floor in a St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament game for the first time since 2013 when the second-seeded Red Devils square off against third-seeded Blackburn Thursday in a 6 p.m. semifinal in Greenville, Ill.
  • Red Devils Bounce Fontbonne in Regular-Season Finale, 93-76
    February 17, 2018
    EUREKA, Ill. -- Eureka College junior guard Hank Thomas (Peoria, Ill./Richwoods H.S.) logged a game-high 27 points, Shea Feehan (Peoria, Ill./Notre Dame H.S.) followed with 25 and the Red Devils rolled to a 93-76 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference victory over Fontbonne, Saturday afternoon in the regular-season finale at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena.
  • Preview: Red Devils Host Fontbonne in Regular-Season Finale
    February 16, 2018
    EUREKA, Ill. -- The 2017-18 regular season will come to a close Saturday when the Eureka College men’s basketball team hosts Fontbonne in a 3 p.m. St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tip-off at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena. Eureka’s senior class will be recognized during a ceremony immediately prior to tip-off.
  • Eureka Goes Wire-to-Wire to Drop Iowa Wesleyan, 93-77
    February 14, 2018
    MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa – Eureka College sophomore Dakota Bennington (Peoria, Ill./Peoria Christian H.S./Olivet Nazarene) put up his third collegiate double-double with game highs of 25 points and 12 rebounds and junior guard Hank Thomas (Peoria, Ill./Richwoods H.S.) tacked on 19 points on 8-for-13 shooting in the Red Devils’ 93-77 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference win at Iowa Wesleyan, Wednesday night in Mount Pleasant, Iowa.
  • Preview: Eureka Takes Final Regular-Season Road Trip Wednesday
    February 13, 2018
    MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa -- The Eureka College men’s basketball team will enter the final week of the regular season still in pursuit of a St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championship when the Red Devils visit Iowa Wesleyan Wednesday for an 8 p.m. league bout in Mount Pleasant, Iowa. The game against the Tigers represents EC’s final road trip of the regular season.
  • Eureka Overpowers Westminster, 91-59, Clinches SLIAC Tourney Bid
    February 10, 2018
    EUREKA, Ill. – Eureka College sophomores Dakota Bennington (Peoria, Ill./Peoria Christian H.S./Olivet Nazarene) and Jordan Dehm (Metamora, Ill./Metamora H.S.) each put up double-doubles, two of six Red Devils to score in double figures in EC’s 91-59 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference rout of Westminster, Saturday afternoon at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena. The victory secured a SLIAC Tournament berth for the Red Devils, their first since 2013.
  • Preview: Red Devils Aim For First Sweep of Westminster Saturday
    February 09, 2018
    EUREKA, Ill. -- The Eureka College men’s basketball team will host St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference rival Westminster Saturday at 3 p.m. inside Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena. A victory would give the Red Devils their first season series sweep of the Blue Jays in 12 seasons as foes in the SLIAC.
  • Red Devils Cruise Past Principia, 96-70
    February 06, 2018
    EUREKA, Ill. – Eureka College senior guard Brady Sanders (Minonk, Ill./Fieldcrest H.S./Illinois Wesleyan) scored a career-high 19 points, senior Ryan McElmurry (Galesburg, Ill./Galesburg H.S./Black Hawk) hit five 3-pointers and sophomore Jordan Dehm (Metamora, Ill./Metamora H.S.) finished with 15 points and a game-high 10 rebounds, helping the Red Devils keep pace in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference race with a 96-70 league rout of Principia, Tuesday night at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena.
  • Preview: Eureka Readies For SLIAC Home Stretch
    February 05, 2018
    EUREKA, Ill. -- The Eureka College men’s basketball team will return to Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena Tuesday for a 7 p.m. St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tilt with Principia. The contest against the Panthers is the Red Devils’ first of three February home games.
  • Red Devils Finish Season Sweep of Spalding, 82-71
    February 03, 2018
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Eureka College sophomore Dakota Bennington (Peoria, Ill./Peoria Christian H.S./Olivet Nazarene) scored a career-high 33 points, helping the Red Devils take a critical step in their pursuit of a St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament bid and sweep the season series from Spalding for the second year in a row in Saturday’s 82-71 win over the Golden Eagles in Louisville, Ky.
  • Preview: Red Devils Look For Big Road Win Saturday at Spalding
    February 02, 2018
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The Eureka College men’s basketball team will play its third game in three states in an eight-game stretch Saturday afternoon when the Red Devils make the 310-mile trip to Louisville, Ky. for a 2 p.m. CST St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference bout with Spalding in Derek Smith Gymnasium.
  • Late Foul Shots Down Red Devils at Webster, 79-78
    January 31, 2018
    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Two Davian Joseph free throws in the waning seconds of the second half proved to be the difference in Webster’s 79-78 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference victory over the Eureka College men’s basketball team, Wednesday night in St. Louis, Mo.
  • Preview: Red Devils Face Road Test Wednesday at Webster
    January 30, 2018
    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Eureka College men’s basketball team will continue its pursuit of its first St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference regular-season championship Wednesday when the Red Devils go for the season series sweep of Webster in an 8 p.m. league tip-off with the Gorloks in St. Louis, Mo.
  • Shea Feehan Repeats as SLIAC Player of the Week
    January 29, 2018
    ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- Two more St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference games brought two more huge offensive performances for Eureka College junior guard Shea Feehan (Peoria, Ill./Notre Dame H.S.), who was named the league's Player of the Week on Monday. The announcement marked Feehan's second consecutive selection, his fifth of the season and the eighth of his 55-game EC career.
  • Second-Half Surge Puts Away Blackburn, 103-76
    January 27, 2018
    EUREKA, Ill. – Eureka College junior guard Shea Feehan (Peoria, Ill./Notre Dame H.S.) scored 41 points to become the sixth player in program history to reach 1,500 in a career, junior Hank Thomas (Peoria, Ill./Richwoods H.S.) tallied 21 points and senior Ryan McElmurry (Galesburg, Ill./Galesburg H.S./Black Hawk) distributed 10 assists, lifting the Red Devils to a 103-76 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference throttling of Blackburn, Saturday afternoon at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena.
  • Preview: Eureka Looks For Split With Blackburn Saturday
    January 26, 2018
    EUREKA, Ill. -- The Eureka College men’s basketball team will host Blackburn Saturday afternoon in a 3 p.m. St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference bout at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena. The Red Devils will look to even the season series after dropping a 78-61 decision to the Beavers in Carlinville in December.
  • Shea Feehan Selected to D3hoops.com Team of the Week
    January 24, 2018
    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. -- The historic season from Eureka College junior guard Shea Feehan (Peoria, Ill./Notre Dame H.S.) received more national recognition Monday when Feehan was named to the D3hoops.com Team of the Week.
  • MacMurray Clips Red Devils, 88-87
    January 24, 2018
    EUREKA, Ill. -- Eureka College junior guard Shea Feehan (Peoria, Ill./Notre Dame H.S.) scored 30 points and sophomore Dakota Bennington (Peoria, Ill./Peoria Christian H.S./Olivet Nazarene) added 15, two of four Red Devils to reach double figures in an 88-87 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference loss to MacMurray, Wednesday night at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena.
  • Preview: Red Devils Aim to Extend Home Win Streak Wednesday
    January 23, 2018
    EUREKA, Ill. -- The Eureka College men’s basketball team will return to the Reagan Athletic Complex to begin a two-game homestand when the Red Devils welcome St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference rival MacMurray Wednesday for an 8 p.m. tip-off at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena. Eureka is a perfect 7-0 on Dave Darnall Court this season, including four victories against league foes.
  • Reneau, Feehan Sweep SLIAC Honors
    January 22, 2018
    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – For the second time this season, Eureka College senior guard Hayley Reneau (Washington, Ill./Washington H.S./Illinois Central) and junior guard Shea Feehan (Peoria, Ill./Notre Dame H.S.) have swept the women's and men’s St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week awards, the league office announced Monday.
  • Greenville Overcomes Eureka, 111-97
    January 20, 2018
    GREENVILLE, Ill. -- Eureka College junior guard Shea Feehan (Peoria, Ill./Notre Dame H.S.) poured in 47 points to earn his second consecutive 40-point game, but the Red Devils came up empty in a 111-97 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference defeat at Greenville, Saturday afternoon.
  • Preview: Eureka, Greenville Ready For Saturday Clash
    January 19, 2018
    GREENVILLE, Ill. -- The Eureka College men’s basketball team will begin the second half of the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference schedule Saturday afternoon when the league-leading Red Devils visit reigning SLIAC champion Greenville for a 3 p.m. tip-off.
  • Feehan’s Big Night Sinks Fontbonne in St. Louis, 84-78
    January 17, 2018
    ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Eureka College junior guard Shea Feehan (Peoria, Ill./Notre Dame H.S.) erupted for 44 points, his third 40-point game of the season and the fourth of his three-year EC career, helping the Red Devils erase a 15-point first-half deficit and secure an 84-78 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference victory at Fontbonne, Wednesday night in St. Louis, Mo.
  • Preview: First-Place Red Devils Visit Fontbonne Wednesday
    January 16, 2018
    ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- The Eureka College men’s basketball team will return to the road Wednesday for the first of back-to-back St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference games away from home this week when the Red Devils take on league rival Fontbonne Wednesday at 8 p.m. in St. Louis, Mo.
  • Shea Feehan Named to Bevo Francis Award Watch List
    January 15, 2018
    BALDWIN CITY, Kan. – Eureka College junior guard Shea Feehan (Peoria, Ill./Notre Dame H.S.) has been selected as one of 100 players to the Watch List for the Bevo Francis Award, according to a Monday announcement by Small College Basketball. The award is presented annually to the player who has had the finest overall season within the affiliations of NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III, NAIA Division I, NAIA Division II, USCAA and NCCAA.
  • Red Devils Get 100th SLIAC Win Over Iowa Wesleyan, 110-101
    January 13, 2018
    EUREKA, Ill. – Playing in front of some of the most historic figures in the storied history of the Eureka College men’s basketball program, the Red Devils made history of their own Saturday in a 110-101 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference victory over Iowa Wesleyan during EC’s annual alumni celebration at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena. The decision marked EC’s 100th regular-season SLIAC win since joining the league prior to the 2006-07 season.
  • Preview: Eureka Hosts Iowa Wesleyan Saturday For Alumni Day
    January 12, 2018
    EUREKA, Ill. -- The Eureka College men’s basketball team will put its six-game home win streak on the line Saturday when Iowa Wesleyan visits Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena for a 3 p.m. St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tip-off. Eureka will welcome former women’s and men’s players Saturday and host its annual basketball alumni celebration at halftime.
  • Red Devils Regain First-Place Share in 95-59 Rout at Westminster
    January 10, 2018
    FULTON, Mo. – Eureka College sophomore guard Dakota Bennington (Peoria, Ill./Peoria Christian H.S./Olivet Nazarene) pumped in a career-high 25 points off the bench and junior Shea Feehan (Peoria, Ill./Notre Dame H.S.) tacked on 22 to move into ninth place on the program’s all-time scoring list, paving the way for the Red Devils to reclaim a share of first place in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference standings in Wednesday’s 95-59 league romp over Westminster in Fulton, Mo.
  • Preview: SLIAC Road Trip Continues Wednesday at Westminster
    January 09, 2018
    FULTON, Mo. -- The Eureka College men’s basketball team will take its longest mid-week road trip of the 2017-18 season Wednesday for an 8 p.m. St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference bout with league leader Westminster in Fulton, Mo.
  • Principia Stops Red Devils, 94-88
    January 06, 2018
    ELSAH, Ill. – The Eureka College men’s basketball team rallied from an eight-point halftime deficit and held the lead as late as the 6:46 mark of the second half Saturday afternoon at Principia, but the host Panthers held off the visitors’ late push to secure a 94-88 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference victory over the Red Devils in Elsah, Ill.
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