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Eastern Washington guard Bogdan Bliznyuk, the school and Big Sky Conference career scoring leader, will play in one of the nation’s top All-Star games on Friday in San Antonio. (Courtney Pedroza / Associated Press)

Eastern Washington’s Bogdan Bliznyuk wins third Big Sky weekly award

Eastern Washington forward Bogdan Bliznyuk capped another big week with another weekly award Monday. After climbing to fifth on the Big Sky Conference career scoring list, the Eagle senior Eastern Washington senior guard/forward Bogdan Bliznyuk captured his third weekly honor ...

EWU’s Bogdan Bliznyuk, right, scored 19 points and Benas Griciunas, left, scored 14 as the Eagles upset Montana on Thursday  in Cheney. They are shown here in a game against Walla Walla University prior to this season. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 15, 2018, 9:43 p.m.

Eastern Washington hands Montana first loss of Big Sky season

Shantay Legans said it all week, and he said it again Thursday night: This wasn’t about beating Montana, but making a statement. Eastern Washington did both before a big crowd at Reese Court, making clutch plays in the final minutes ...

Idaho forward Arkadiy Mkrtychyan (21) pulls down an offensive rebound while Eastern Washington’s Cody Benzel, Ty Gibson, Bogdan Bliznyuk and Mason Peatling, from left, watch during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, in Moscow, Idaho. (Pete Caster / AP)

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 9, 2018, 11:29 p.m.

Vandals edge Eagles after wild final minute

MOSCOW, Idaho – Idaho was the preseason pick to win the Big Sky Conference, and in a 66-64 victory over Eastern Washington Friday, the Vandals outplayed the Eagles – barely. “What a game,” Vandals coach Don Verlin said. “Twenty lead ...

Eastern Washington guard Jack Perry pressures Idaho guard Victor Sanders during the teams’ first matchup on Jan. 12. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 8, 2018, 9:20 p.m.

Idaho, Eastern Washington men meet again with Big Sky positioning in mind

The presence of Idaho’s Victor Sanders, the Vandals’ No. 2 career scorer, and Eastern Washington’s Bogdan Bliznyuk, the Eagles’ all-time scorer, ought to help the gate, and the game has important implications for the Vandals (16-7, 8-3) and Eagles (12-12, 7-4), sitting third and fourth, respectively, in conference standings.

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 3, 2018, 8:46 p.m.

Portland State leads wire-to-wire in win over Eastern Washington

PORTLAND – Holland Woods scored a career-high 29 points on a school-record 10-for-10 shooting and Portland State defeated Eastern Washington 94-81 in a Big Sky men’s basketball game Saturday afternoon. Cody Benzel hit seven 3-pointers and scored 21 points for ...

EWU’s Bogdan Bliznyuk needs two points to set the school scoring record. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 5:09 p.m.

Southern Utah edges Eastern Washington 66-62 in OT

With Bogdan Bliznyuk coming up just short in his quest for the school’s career scoring record, the Eastern Washington University men’s basketball team came up just short of a road sweep when the Eagles lost 66-62 in overtime to Southern Utah.


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EWU vs. Big Sky tournament, March 12

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EWU 85, Northern Arizona 68

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