ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise Here

SportsLink

The Axe may fall on Lumberjacks

It was a busy weekend in the Big Sky, on and off the court, highlighted in Cheney by a nice 69-52 win for EWU over Montana State. Here's my story on the game.

The Eagles travel to Northern Arizona for  a Thursday game against an NAU team that fell into a last-place tie after getting trounced 77-43 at Sacramento State.

The Lumberjacks have lost six straight; worse they may have violated numerous NCAA rules under former coach Mike Adras, who resigned suddenly on Dec. 6.


A NEW CAT IN TOWN - Idaho State pulled the biggest upset for far in the conference, knocking off first-place Weber State on a last-second 3-pointer. The Bengals, picked for last place by the coaches in their preseason poll, is the only conference rival that EWU hasn't faced yet. The Eagles play at Idaho State on Feb. 23, then finish the regular season against the Bengals at home on Feb. 28.

GRIZ TIED FOR FIRST - The biggest winner in Idaho State's upset may be Montana, which took two on the road and moved into a first-place tie with Weber State. If the Griz can win out, including a home game with the Wildcats in the regular-season finale on Feb. 28.


Please keep it civil. Don't post comments that are obscene, defamatory, threatening, off-topic, an infringement of copyright or an invasion of privacy. Read our forum standards and community guidelines.

You must be logged in to post comments. Please log in here or click the comment box below for options.

comments powered by Disqus
« Back to SportsLink

Get blog updates by email

About this blog

SportsLink is your portal into sports news around the Inland Northwest and beyond. You'll find updates, notes and opinions, and plenty of reader feedback.

Filter










Latest comments »

Read all the posts from recent conversations on SportsLink.

Contributors

Jim Allen Sports reporter Jim Allen's primary coverage areas are Eastern Washington University football and men's basketball, and college and high school soccer. He also contributes to the SportsLink Blog.

Recent work by Jim

Jacob Thorpe Sports reporter Jacob Thorpe covers Washington State University athletics. He also contributes to the SportsLink Blog.

Recent work by Jacob

Jim Meehan Jim Meehan's coverage areas include Gonzaga University men's basketball, Spokane Shock football, golf and volleyball. He also contributes to the SportsLink Blog.

Recent work by Jim

Chris Derrick Chris Derrick is a sports reporter. His primary coverage areas are the Spokane Chiefs, Spokane Indians, women's basketball and high school softball and volleyball. He also contributes to the SportsLink Blog.

Recent work by Chris

Josh Wright Josh Wright is a freelance correspondent who covers the University of Idaho football team and men's basketball team.

Recent work by Josh

Vince Grippi is the online producer for SportsLink, a product of The Spokesman-Review.

Search this blog
Subscribe to this blog
ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise Here