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Steven Beo, who was a prolific scorer at Richland High, is transferring from BYU to Eastern Washington. (Aaron Cornia / Courtesy BYU athletics)

Fri., July 7, 2017, 9:20 p.m.

Eastern Washington lands hoops transfer Steven Beo out of BYU

New Eastern Washington men’s basketball coach Shantay Legans landed his second transfer of the summer on Friday. And this one is an in-state commodity. Former Richland High star Steven Beo, who appeared in 31 games for BYU last season, confirmed ...

In the men’s over-6-foot elite championship game, Kelly Golob of Roots Academy heads to the basket as Mike Hart of LeeHayes defends on Nike Court during Hoopfest Sunday, June 25, 2017. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: Sun., June 25, 2017, 10:44 p.m.

LeeHayes, Charlies Gold, YYC Canada, BAMM win elite titles at Hoopfest

Parker Kelly can check off another notable accomplishment in his basketball career – a Hoopfest title. Kelly scored 11 points, leading his team, LeeHayes, to a 20-15 win over Roots Academy in the 6-foot-and-over final on Sunday at Nike Center ...

Former Eastern Washington star Jacob Wiley has agreed to terms on a contract with the Brooklyn Nets. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: Fri., June 23, 2017, 5:37 p.m.

Eastern Washington star Jacob Wiley agrees to sign with Brooklyn Nets

He didn’t get drafted, but Jacob Wiley’s trip to New York this week turned out just fine. Even better, his agent believes. On Friday, the former Eastern Washington All-American agreed to terms on partially guaranteed contract with the Brooklyn Nets, ...

Bobby Suarez, left, celebrates with Florida Gulf Coast players during an NCAA Tournament win in 2013. (Daily Journal)

UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017, 5:40 p.m.

Hire of Bobby Suarez completes Eastern Washington basketball staff

Eastern Washington’s basketball staff is complete with the hiring of assistant Bobby Suarez, coach Shantay Legans announced Tuesday. “I just can’t say enough about these guys – it’s a young staff and they work really hard,” said Legans, a longtime ...

Eight years after earning his degree, former Eastern Washington basketball player Adris DeLeon will walk in Saturday’s commencement. (University of Montana)

UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017, 5:55 p.m.

Former EWU star Adris DeLeon returns to Cheney for graduation

Before he became a streetball hero and an all-star on three continents, Adris DeLeon was an Eastern Washington Eagle. That still means a lot – enough to bring DeLeon 4,000 miles back to Cheney to walk in Saturday’s graduation ceremonies. ...

Wed., May 10, 2017, 6:26 p.m.

Eastern Washington basketball hires assistant Nick Booker

Nick Booker has been hired as the associate head coach on the staff of new Eastern Washington University men’s basketball head coach Shantay Legans. Booker has seven years of NCAA Division I basketball experience. Booker spent the 2016-17 season at ...

Eastern Washington signee Richard Polanco averaged 26.6 points and 16 rebounds this year. (San Diego Union Tribune)

UPDATED: Mon., April 24, 2017, 4:50 p.m.

Eastern Washington signs 6-foot-8 forward from California

New Eastern Washington basketball coach Shantay Legans has signed his first recruit, a 6-foot-8 native of the Dominican Republic whose scoring and rebounding production resemble those of former EWU star Jacob Wiley. Richard Polanco averaged 26.6 points and 16.0 rebounds ...



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