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Eastern Washington’s Bogdan Bliznyuk (32) drives past Southern Utah’s Dwayne Morgan in a men’s Big Sky Tournament semi-final game held at the Reno Events Center on Friday, March 9, 2018 in Reno, Nevada. (Tom R. Smedes / Associated Press)

UPDATED: Tue., March 27, 2018, 4:06 p.m.

Eastern Washington senior Bogdan Bliznyuk named honorable mention All-American

A remarkable season got even better Tuesday for Eastern Washington senior Bogdan Bliznyuk. After breaking almost every school record and becoming the leading scorer in Big Sky Conference history, Bliznyuk was named an honorable mention All-American by the Associated Press. ...

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)

Bogdan Bliznyuk chosen for Reese’s College All-Star Game

Big Sky Conference all-time leading scorer Bogdan Bliznyuk of Eastern Washington has been chosen for the Reese’s College All-Star Game on Friday in San Antonio. The game is hosted by the National Association of Basketball Coaches at the Alamodome, site ...

Eastern Washington coach Shantay Legans says his team is ‘going to take it and have fun’ as the Eagles extend their season in the CBI. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: Sun., March 11, 2018, 10:44 p.m.

EWU coach Shantay Legans says his team is happy to be playing in CBI

A history-making season isn’t over for Eastern Washington. The Eagles made some more Sunday night, earning a third straight invitation to play in the College Basketball Invitational. Three days after losing to Montana for the Big Sky Conference title, the ...

In this Jan. 12, 2018 file photo, Eastern Washington forward Bogdan Bliznyuk drives past Idaho forward Jordan Scott during a game in Cheney. On Monday, Bliznyuk became the fourth EWU player to earn the Big Sky Conference’s Most Valuable Player award. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018, 6:50 p.m.

Eastern Washington’s Bogdan Bliznyuk named Big Sky Conference MVP

RENO, Nevada – Eastern Washington coach Shantay Legans said it after every game, every practice, all season long: Bogdan Bliznyuk is the best player in the Big Sky Conference. Someone listened, because the Eagles senior forward earned the honor Monday ...

Eastern Washington University basketball coach Shantay Legans leads his team against Idaho on  Jan. 12 in Cheney. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018, 11:04 p.m.

Eastern Washington defeats Southern Utah, clinches first-round bye

Besides the obvious ones – the Eagles routed Southern Utah 74-51 in front of an appreciative crowd at Reese Court – they reinforced what coach Shantay Legans already knew: This team has a chance to do something special next week.

Eastern Washington’s Bogdan Bliznyuk (32) gets around Weber State’s Zach Braxton, right, during an NCAA college basketball game in Ogden, Utah, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (Benjamin Zack / Associated Press)

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 9:03 p.m.

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

Another weekend, another milestone for Eastern Washington forward Bogdan Bliznyuk. Make that two: after passing the 2,000-point mark last weekend, Bliznyuk was rewarded Monday with his fourth Big Sky Conference player of the week award. Bliznyuk now has six weekly ...

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