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Shantay Legans’ Eastern Washington Eagles face a rugged nonconference schedule in his second season as head coach. (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 5 p.m.

Eastern Washington signs Seattle guard Elijah Jackson

Hoping to reap more success in its own backyard, Eastern Washington has signed Seattle guard Elijah Jackson to a letter of intent to play next year, coach Shantay Legans announced Thursday. “Adding a recruit from our own backyard is not ...

Eastern Washington’s Delaney Hodgins was picked Big Sky Conference preseason MVP by the coaches. (File / SR)

Delaney Hodgins leads Eastern Washington women into 2017-18 season

Delaney Hodgins appreciates the honor – Big Sky Conference coaches voted her the preseason MVP – but not the implications of her Eagles being picked for a seventh-place finish. “That means they don’t respect our returning players,” said Hodgins, who ...

New Eastern Washington University basketball head coach Shantay Legans answers questions from the media after the Eagles’ third day of practice on Thursday. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

EWU men take exhibition win over Portland

Graduate transfer Benas Griciunas scored 18 points in leading Eastern Washington to a 76-70 victory over host Portland on Sunday in Portland in an exhibition game benefiting the American Red Cross Hurricane Maria disaster relief efforts.

New Eastern Washington University basketball head coach Shantay Legans answers questions from the media after the Eagles’ third day of practice on Thursday. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 5:55 p.m.

Changes abound for new season of Eastern Washington men’s basketball

The youth movement is under way at Reese Court. It began last winter when Eastern Washington hired longtime assistant Shantay Legans and carried over into the energy of Thursday’s practice. “We’re feeding off him,” Eagles forward Bogdan Bliznyuk said. “Everyone ...

Eastern Washington University assistant basketball coach Nick Booker talks zone defense with the players on the third day of practice for the Eagles. Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, at Reese Court in Cheney, Wash.Dan Pelle/THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

EWU basketball first practice

Save the date: Nov. 10 at Reese Court. That’s when Eastern Washington opens the season against Walla Walla University.

Report: Big Sky basketball tournaments moving to Boise

According to multiple reports, the Big Sky Conference will move its men’s and women’s basketball tournaments from Reno, Nevada to Boise starting after the 2018-19 season. The Big Sky issued a press release on Tuesday advising it would announce the ...

EWU women’s basketball coach Wendy Schuller on the Eagles’ schedule this season: “...I think we have a challenging schedule and it starts with a difficult nonconference schedule.” (File / SR)

Eastern Washington women will host 14 basketball games this season

The Eastern Washington women’s basketball team will host 14 games as part of a 30-game schedule, coach Wendy Schuller announced Tuesday. The Eagles play one lone exhibition on Reese Court against NAIA member The Master’s University on Nov. 5. The ...



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