2019-20 Eureka Men's Basketball News

  • Chip Wilde Hosts Virtual Basketball Camps
    May 14, 2020
    Instead of canceling his widely popular summer basketball camps due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Eureka College men’s basketball coach Chip Wilde figured out how to host a virtual camp from his driveway.
  • EC’s Olivia Falls, Ethan Zulz Receive SLIAC All-Academic Honors
    March 19, 2020
     ST. LOUIS, Mo. — The 2019-20 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Winter All-Academic Team was released on Tuesday, and Eureka College’s Olivia Falls (Bloomington, Ill./Bloomington) and Ethan Zulz (Washburn, Ill./Lowpoint-Washburn) were selected.
  • Dakota Bennington Selected to D3Hoops.com All-Region Third Team
    March 17, 2020
    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Dakota Bennington (Peoria, Ill./Peoria Christian) became only the fifth Eureka men’s basketball player ever to receive D3Hoops.com’s All-Region honors on Tuesday.
  • Dakota Bennington, Jordan Dehm Receive All-SLIAC Honors
    February 27, 2020
    WEBSTER GROVES, Mo. — Eureka seniors Dakota Bennington (Peoria, Ill./Peoria Christian) and Jordan Dehm (Metamora, Ill./Metamora) are ending their collegiate careers with All-St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference honors.
  • Dakota Bennington Named SLIAC Player of the Week One Last Time
    February 24, 2020
    EUREKA — For the seventh and final time, Eureka’s Dakota Bennington (Peoria, Ill./Peoria Christian) is the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week.
  • Eureka Storms Past Greenville on Senior Day, 137-129
    February 22, 2020
    EUREKA — The 2019-20 season came to an end in triumphant fashion for the Eureka men’s basketball team and its six seniors on Saturday. It wasn’t a championship or a tournament berth-clinching win, but the Red Devils came from behind and rallied past familiar foe Greenville to claim a 137-129 victory at Reagan Athletic Complex.
  • As Regular Season Winds Down, Red Devils Control Own Destiny
    February 19, 2020
    EUREKA — The St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament is less than 10 days away. The Eureka men’s basketball team’s play this week will decide if last year’s tourney champs will be in attendance this time around.
  • Red Devils Fall Short at Webster, 88-79
    February 19, 2020
    WEBSTER GROVES, Mo. – The Eureka men’s basketball team came up short in its bid to sweep the top team in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference a second straight time.
  • Dakota Bennington Receives SLIAC Player of the Week Honors
    February 17, 2020
    EUREKA — Last week, Dakota Bennington (Peoria, Ill./Peoria Christian) was selected to participate in the Dark Horse Dunker competition. This week, he was named the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week for the third time this season.
  • EC Rolls by Spalding, Moves Closer to Tourney Spot, 82-61
    February 15, 2020
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Eureka men’s basketball team took care of business and got one back from Spalding on the road on Saturday, topping the Golden Eagles 82-61.
  • Key Rematches Await Red Devils This Week
    February 12, 2020
    EUREKA — With four games to play, the Eureka men’s basketball team can’t afford a misstep. The Red Devils are hosting Fontbonne at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena and Convocation Center on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.
  • Red Devils Triumph, Power Past Fontbonne, 98-83
    February 12, 2020
    EUREKA —The Eureka men’s basketball team is right back in the hunt in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference after a 98-83 victory over Fontbonne.
  • Dakota Bennington Selected for ‘Dark Horse Dunker’ Competition
    February 11, 2020
    ATLANTA – Eureka’s Dakota Bennington (Peoria, Ill./Peoria Christian) has been selected to participate in the “Dark Horse Dunker” competition. And if he gets enough fan votes, he could get a chance to compete in the College Slam Dunk Championship at the Final Four in Atlanta this April.
  • Red Devils Grind Past Iowa Wesleyan, 70-64
    February 08, 2020
    EUREKA — The Eureka men’s basketball team spread the ball around and grinded out a 70-64 victory over Iowa Wesleyan on Saturday afternoon at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena and Convocation Center.
  • MacMurray Bests Red Devils Late, 77-74
    February 06, 2020
    JACKSONVILLE, Ill. – The Eureka men’s basketball team had their shot to knock off MacMurray on its home floor on Thursday. It just didn’t fall, and the Highlanders claimed a 77-74 victory over the Red Devils in St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play.
  • EC Basketball Doubleheader Postponed Due to Inclement Weather
    February 05, 2020
    JACKSONVILLE, Ill. — Eureka College’s Wednesday evening basketball doubleheader at MacMurray has been pushed back to Thursday, Feb. 6 due to inclement weather.
  • Red Devils Looking to Keep Recent Trends Alive
    February 05, 2020
    EUREKA — The Eureka men’s basketball team is in the mix, and primed to work its way back up the ladder in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The Red Devils can keep their pace with wins over MacMurray and Iowa Wesleyan this week.
  • Eureka Comes Through at Westminster, 93-74
    February 01, 2020
    FULTON, Mo. – The Eureka men’s basketball team got one back and scored a big road victory over Westminster on Saturday. The Red Devils shot a season-high 61.4 percent from the field en route to a 91-74 victory at Historic Gymnasium.
  • Halftime Dogs to Perform at EC Basketball Games Feb. 8
    January 29, 2020
    EUREKA — The talented frisbee dogs that you’ve seen perform at professional and college sporting events across the country are coming to Eureka College.
  • Red Devils Not Taking Anything for Granted
    January 28, 2020
    EUREKA — It’s a pivotal week for the Eureka men’s basketball team. The Red Devils have ground to make up in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference standings, and it starts at home against Principia on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. inside Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena and Convocation.
  • EC Men Get Back In Win Column, Complete Sweep of Principia, 96-79
    January 28, 2020
    EUREKA — The Eureka men’s basketball team got the kind of win it’s been looking for recently. The Red Devils were decisive, sharp and in control en route to a 96-79 victory over Principia at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena and Convocation Center on Tuesday evening.
  • Blackburn Edges Red Devils Late, 88-86
    January 25, 2020
    EUREKA —The Eureka men's basketball team dropped a close one at home on Saturday, falling to Blackburn in St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play, 88-86.
  • Greenville Week is Here for Red Devils
    January 22, 2020
    GREENVILLE, Ill. — It only comes around a couple of times a year, and it’s here again for the Eureka men’s basketball team.
  • Greenville Nips Red Devils Late, 146-143
    January 22, 2020
    GREENVILLE, Ill. – For the first time since last November, the Eureka men’s basketball team fell victim to The System on Wednesday night.
  • 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.
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