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EWU men’s basketball: Eagles vs. Lumberjacks

Head coach Jim Hayford and the Eagles will play at Wyoming on Wednesday. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)
Head coach Jim Hayford and the Eagles will play at Wyoming on Wednesday. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

Big Sky Men's Basketball Championship - First Round

Eastern Washington Eagles (16-14) 

vs. Northern Arizona Lumberjacks (5-24)

Tuesday, March 8, 8 p.m. Reno Events Center, Reno, Nevada

Watch: Online: WatchBigSky.com

 

Outlook: “I’m the most confident coach in the world on a four-game losing streak,” EWU coach Jim Hayford joked as the sixth-seeded Eagles (16-14 overall and 10-8 in the Big Sky) held their last practice of the season at Reese Court ahead of their first-round game Tuesday night against Northern Arizona.

“As I look back on these last couple of weeks, I like that my team is hungry for what lies ahead,” said Hayford, whose club will play No. 3 Idaho on Thursday night if they get past NAU. (Continue reading: Eastern men face Northern Arizona in Big Sky tournament opener) - Jim Allen, spokesman.com

Also: Eagles Begin Title Defense Versus Northern Arizona on Tuesday in Reno - goeags.com

 

Follow EWU reporter Jim Allen on Twitter during the game @SRJimAllen.

See also: Jim Hayford built Eagles around Venky Jois’ character Jim Allen, spokesman.com




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