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.
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.
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.
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.
WEBSTER GROVES – The Eureka men’s 13-year wait is finally over. The Red Devils captured their first-ever St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championship on Saturday night with a 70-69 victory over top-seeded Webster on its own court. And now, they’re headed to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in program history.
WEBSTER GROVES, Mo. – With the season on the line, Greenville turned up the heat, but the Red Devils kept their cool. For the second time in 11 days, the Red Devils survived a grueling scoring marathon against Greenville on Friday night at Grant Gymnasium and walked away with a 163-146 victory. And now, they’re headed to the SLIAC championship game for the first time since 2013.
WEBSTER GROVES , Mo. — There wasn’t a magic key that unlocked everything during Eureka’s improbable run to the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament this season. It was more of a slow build, with each passing day and experience stacking up on top of each other until the Red Devils knew what they were made of – and what they were capable of achieving.
EUREKA — On the last day of the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference season, there are six teams left in tournament contention — and Eureka College is one of them. The Red Devils will host Iowa Wesleyan inside Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena Saturday at 3 p.m., and then, they’ll see where the chips fall across the league.
JACKSONVILLE, Ill. – Austin Juergens poured in a career-high 31 points and the Eureka men pulled away from MacMurray for a 98-80 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference victory at Bill Wall Gymnasium Wednesday night.
JACKSONVILLE, Ill. — The Eureka men grinded out their most cathartic win of the year on Monday night. But as the season winds down, there’s still plenty of work to be done. On Wednesday, the Red Devils will take on St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference foe MacMurray on the road at 7:30 p.m.
EUREKA — On an unforgettable, record-breaking night at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena and Convocation Center, the Red Devils cracked the code and seized a 161-153 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference victory over three-time defending conference champion Greenville..
EUREKA — On Monday, the Eureka men will have an opportunity to see how far they’ve come since the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference season began. The Red Devils will host three-time defending SLIAC champion Greenville at 7:30 p.m. inside Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena.
EUREKA – Fontbonne hung around as long as it could, but Dakota Bennington (Peoria, Ill./Peoria Christian) dropped a career-high 40 points and the Eureka men gradually buried the Griffins. The Red Devils tallied 60 points in first half, tacked on 56 more in the second and walked off Dave Darnall Court with a 116-91 victory over Fontbonne in St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference action Saturday afternoon.
EUREKA — After experiencing their fourth weather-related postponement of the year on Thursday, the Eureka men are more than ready to return to their state-of-the-art court. Their season resumes on Saturday with a St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference battle against Fontbonne inside Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena and Convocation Center at 3 p.m.
EUREKA — The Eureka men are getting a break from St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play on Thursday. The Red Devils will host Emmaus inside Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena in a late-season non-conference contest at 7:30 p.m.
ELSAH, Ill. – The Eureka men saw a tight St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic game at Principia get away from them Tuesday night. After nearly matching the Panthers step for step in a competitive first half, the Red Devils struggled to find offense when they needed it in the second.
ELSAH, Ill. —The regular season is winding down for the Eureka men, and that makes every St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference game a little more significant than the last. EC’s next challenge is a road contest at Principia on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.
EUREKA — Saturday’s St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference contest between Eureka and Webster was a one-way train. It took time to come together, but seemingly everything went the Red Devils’ way in an 86-69 stunner over the conference-leading Gorloks at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena and Convocation Center.
EUREKA — It’s February, and the Eureka men are gearing up for a grueling final stretch of the season. It begins Saturday at 3 p.m. with a St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference showdown against conference leader Webster at Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena and Convocation Center.
EUREKA — The Eureka men chopped a 24-point lead down to three with less than two minutes to go against Blackburn. But the Red Devils couldn’t find a winning combination of stops, buckets and luck to close the gap.