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Lewis advances in online dunk competition

Senior Marcus Lewis advanced to the semifinals of the 2014 “State Farm Dark Horse Dunker” Facebook competition. The winner of the competition will compete at the State Farm Dunk Championship during the 2014 Final Four in Dallas. The semifinal round will last until March 10. Lewis’ alley-oop dunk against Southeast Missouri last season made the No. 3 spot on ESPN’s SportsCenter and was a finalist for the GEICO Play of the Year. Fans can vote by going to...

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Eastern senior gets to second round in online dunk contest

Senior Marcus Lewis has advanced to the second round of the “State Farm Dark Horse Dunker” contest. Fans will pick who gets to compete in the State Farm College Dunk Championship during the 2014 Final Four by voting for their favorite on Facebook. Lewis’ alley-oop dunk against Southeast Missouri last season made the No. 3 spot on ESPN’s SportsCenter and was a finalist for the GEICO Play of the Year. Fans have until March 3 to submit their vote. Go to www.facebook.com/CollegeSlam to...

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Road to Richmond was a fun ride for assistant coach

Austin Newton sits on the bench beside Eastern head basketball coach Jeff Neubauer every game. He is the quiet one, a calm soul beside Neubauer, who yells instructions to his players every few seconds. Newton’s job and his place on the bench as an assistant coach is a challenging one. The journey to his seat has been long, hard working, and full of memories that he said he would never give back.

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