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Idaho guards Perrion Callandret and Victor Sanders put pressure on UC Irvine guard Max Hazzard during an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017, in Boise, Idaho. (Darin Oswald / Associated Press)

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 5:41 p.m.

Twice the fun: Eastern Washington, Idaho meet in basketball doubleheader

The idea was so good, Wendy Schuller wondered why they hadn’t done it sooner. “It’s exciting,” said Schuller, whose Eastern Washington women’s basketball team will play Idaho in the first game of a doubleheader Friday at Reese Court. The fun ...

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 6, 2018, 6:57 p.m.

Cody Benzel scores career-high 25 to lead Eastern Washington to win

Cody Benzel took what Sacramento State gave him Saturday afternoon – and then some. As the Hornets put the clamps on leading scorer Bogdan Bliznyuk, the junior from Ferris came through with a career day to give Eastern Washington an ...

EWU head basketball coach Shantay Legans can work the officials but this week he’s been working on countering the ballhawking Portland State Vikings. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 2, 2018, 10:45 p.m.

EWU preps for ball-hawking Portland State

The pace was frantic Tuesday afternoon at Reese Court, just the way Shantay Legans wanted it. With Portland State coming to town Thursday night, the Eastern Washington coach tried to replicate the Vikings’ full-court press by putting seven defenders on ...

Eastern Washington’s Luka Vulikic, left, shoots against Stanford’s Michael Humphrey  on Nov. 14, 2017, in Stanford, California. Eastern Washington won 67-61. (Ben Margot / AP)

Eastern Washington men exude confidence in improved Big Sky Conference

Eastern Washington took some lumps during the nonconference men’s basketball season. Now the Eagles hope to inflict a few on their Big Sky Conference brethren. “I think we’re going to surprise people,” said Eagles coach Shantay Legans, whose team was ...

Eastern Washington guard Bogdan Bliznyuk is introduced before the Eagles’ Nov. 10 game this season against Walla Walla University  in Cheney. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

Eastern Washington men clamp down on NAIA Providence before holiday break

For Eastern Washington coach Shantay Legans, this really was the best of both worlds. The Eagles won comfortably, 94-66, in Wednesday’s nonconference men’s basketball game against Providence of Montana. But even with Christmas around the corner, they never looked too ...

Eastern Washington guard Bogdan Bliznyuk is introduced before the Eagles’ Nov. 10 game this season against Walla Walla University  in Cheney. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

Eastern Washington men vow not to look past NAIA Providence

Eastern Washington men’s basketball coach Shantay Legans is taking nothing for granted. The Eagles are coming off a dominant win and face an NAIA team on Wednesday, but Legans hopes his players feel the same way. “You have to prepare ...

Eastern Washington’s Bogdan Bliznyuk wins Big Sky weekly honor

After a 30-point effort in one game and a near triple-double in another, Eastern Washington senior forward Bogdan Bliznyuk is the Big Sky Conference player of the week. The honor is the first of the season for Bliznyuk, who averaged ...

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 12, 2017, 9:33 p.m.

Eastern Washington men end grueling streak with overtime loss at Wyoming

LARAMIE, Wyo. – Justin James scored on a fast break after a steal, Hayden Dalton threw down back-to-back dunks and Nyaires Redding hit a pair of free throws with 1 second left as Wyoming slammed the door on Eastern Washington 93-88 in overtime in nonconference men’s basketball Tuesday night. EWU has been on a 10-game road since Nov. 12 and has lost its last five.

Wyoming’s Hayden Dalton (20) drives with New Mexico's Tim Williams (32) trailing during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Albuquerque, N.M., Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. Dalton leads the Cowboys in scoring and faces Eastern Washington on Tuesday. (Juan Antonio Labreche / AP)

Eastern Washington’s long road trip finishes up at Wyoming

The odyssey is almost over. Tuesday night’s game at Wyoming will be the final stop for Eastern Washington in a 10-game, 36-day road trip that began on Veterans Day. It also may be one of the most difficult for the ...



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