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Chaves weighs in on firing of Earlywine

As promised, we've got an update on the firing of Eastern Washington men's basketball coach Kirk Earlywine.  You can read the latest version of the story — complete with comments from Eagles atheltic director Bill Chaves — that is scheduled to run in Tuesday morning S-R here, and you can see what EWU's sports information deparment released on the matter here.

Stay tuned for updates as they develop.  And feel free to let us know how you feel about Chaves' decision.


Earlywine out as Eagles head coach

Kirk Earlywine was fired Monday morning as the head men's basketaball coach at Eastern Washington University.

You can read an early story on the matter here, but be sure to check back later for updates. I am currently trying to contact Eagles athletic director Bill Chaves.  I will also have some additional comments from Earlywine.

Good move? What do you think?

Eastern fires Earlywine

Eastern Washington University men's basketball coach Kirk Earlywine was fired Monday. Read more here with updates to come.

Eagles out to “prove it” in BSC tourney

Eastern Washington's men's basketball team will make its first postseason appearance in five years when it takes on Weber State in Ogden, Utah, in Saturday night's opening-round of the Big Sky Conference Tournament.

You can get an early look at the game advance that will appear in Saturday morning's S-R here; you can read the game notes posted by EWU's sports information department here, and you can check out the tournament preview supplied by the Big Sky office here.

BSC Tourney: Eagles are in!

Big Sky Conference officials, after exploring all remainin scenarios, announced on Monday that Eastern Washington University's men's basketball team has officially qualified for the six-team conference tournament for the first time in five years.

With one regular-season game remaining at Weber State on Wednesday, the Eagles still don't know who or where they will play in the first round of the tournament, which starts with quarterfinal matchups on Saturday.

You can get more details here.

Eags suffer tough loss to MSU

Eastern Washington's men's basketball team didn't do itself any favors at Reese Court Thursday night, losing to Montana State.  You can read the game story Kevin Blocker wrote for Friday morning's S-R here, and you can check out what EWU's sport information department posted about the game here.

In addition, I've included this link to this game story that ran in the Bozeman Daily Chronicle.




EWU hosts Bobcats in key Big Sky game

Eastern Washington, still entertaining thoughts of not only making the Big Sky Conference tournament, but perhaps hosting a first-round game, as well, takes on Montana State at 7 tonight at Reese Court in a game Eagles coach Kirk Earlywine calls a “monster.”

You can read the related story that ran in Thursday morning's S-R here; you can check out the game notes supplied by EWU's sport information department here; you can see what Montana State's sports info department posted about the game here, and you catch up on the rest of Big Sky here.

Eags outlast Sac State in overtime

Eastern Washington University opened its Big Sky Conference men's basketball season Wednesday night with an 88-79 overtime win over Sacramento State at Reese Court.  It was an ugly affair that saw 64 fouls called.

You can read the game story that appeared in Thursday morning's S-R here, and you take a look at what EWU's sports information department posted about the game here.

Ready or not, Eags open league play on Wednesday

Eastern Washington University, which has battled injury problems throughout the early part of the men's basketball season, opens Big Sky Conference play at home on Wednesday night against Sacramento State.

You can read the related story that appeared in Tuesday morning's S-R here, and you see the game notes posted by the EWU sports information department here.  I've also included this link to what Sac State's sports information department has on the upcoming game, and this link to the weekly Big Sky basketball notes published by the league office. 

Eags get first D-I victory

Eastern Washington squandered most of a 20-point second-half lead at Reese Court Wednesday night, held to edge visiting Seattle University 95-91 for its first victory over an NCAA Division-I opponent.

You can get an early look at the game story that will appear in Thursday morning’s S-R here, and you check out what EWU’s sports information department posted about the game here.


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