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