Stories tagged: Eagles basketball
Sun., Dec. 4, 2016, 10:22 p.m.
EWU beats Seattle in 2OT for 2nd time in 12 days
Bogdan Bliznyuk scored 31 points with 12 rebounds, Felix Von Hofe added 19 points and Eastern Washington defeated Seattle in double overtime for the second time in 12 days, pulling …
Sun., April 19, 2015
EWU head coach Jim Hayford looks forward with optimism
For Eastern Washington basketball coach Jim Hayford, last season really was about the journey. His favorite stop? Missoula, where on March 14 the Eagles beat Montana to earn the school’s …
Thu., April 16, 2015
Eastern Washington men’s basketball adds four players
A month after making its first NCAA tournament appearance in 11 years, Eastern Washington’s men’s basketball team has bolstered its roster for another potential run. The Eagles will add at …
Thu., April 2, 2015
Eastern Washington’s Tyler Harvey declares for NBA draft
For Tyler Harvey, it’s the biggest open look he’s ever seen, a shot too good to pass up. Eastern Washington’s shooting star, who realized one dream this year by leading …
Tue., March 31, 2015
EWU’s Harvey contemplates leaving school early for NBA
Eastern Washington star Tyler Harvey is expected to decide this week whether to stay in school or leave a year early for the NBA draft. “We are gathering information as …
Wed., March 18, 2015, 2:18 p.m.
The Walter Brothers embark on an I-5 odyssey
Brothers Jess and Ralph Walter, Eastern Washington University’s biggest fans, will shuttle between the Eagles and Zags’ games this week. Wish them luck.
Tue., March 17, 2015
Eastern Washington men will try to use size of big Hoya to Eagles’ advantage
If basketball is about matchups, Eastern Washington will have a big problem – or a big opportunity – in its second-round NCAA men’s tournament game against Georgetown. His name is …
Mon., March 16, 2015
Big Sky champion Eagles headed to Portland for NCAA tournament
Sharlie Corcoran, of Spokane, is from Griz country and works at Gonzaga University. But on Thursday she intends to be in Portland to cheer on her Eagles of Eastern Washington …
Sat., March 14, 2015
Von Hofe leads Eastern into Big Sky tourney title game
MISSOULA – Late in the game, during a timeout, Felix Von Hofe broke into a smile. It was as wide as the basket looked all night to the Eastern Washington …
Fri., March 13, 2015
Tyler Harvey pours in 42 points as EWU holds off Idaho
MISSOULA – It was almost unfair. The Idaho Vandals rose to the occasion of their Big Sky Conference quarterfinal game against Eastern Washington, but Tyler Harvey took his game to …
Fri., March 13, 2015
Eastern Washington women hope to give Montana the boot on Lady Grizzlies’ home court
MISSOULA – The Eastern women’s basketball players are in a good place, even if that place is Dahlberg Arena. “It’s every coach’s dream – actually a nightmare,” EWU coach Wendy …
Fri., March 13, 2015
Big Sky notes: Jim Hayford, Brian Katz friends to the end
MISSOULA – Their game plans will be tested tonight. Their friendship? Never. Eastern Washington coach Jim Hayford and Sacramento State’s Brian Katz go back more than two decades, but only …
Wed., March 11, 2015
Key moments of Jim Hayford’s four seasons at EWU
2011 March 29 – After compiling a 217-57 record at Division III Whitworth, Hayford is hired as EWU’s 17th head basketball coach.
Tue., March 10, 2015
Eastern Washington’s Tyler Harvey, Venky Jois first-team All-Big Sky
Fighting through injuries all the way to a championship, Tyler Harvey and Venky Jois of Eastern Washington earned another reward Monday: a place on the All-Big Sky Conference first team …
Mon., March 9, 2015
Tested Eagles set for tourney
Caution: more basketball drama ahead for Eastern Washington fans. That may be a good thing, as the Eastern Washington men’s and women basketball teams are definitely feeling tournament-tested even before …
Sun., March 1, 2015
Grizzlies hamper Eagles’ chances
There’s a lot of basketball to be played at Eastern Washington, but most likely it won’t happen at Reese Court. Too bad, because the place was packed Saturday afternoon – …
Sat., Feb. 28, 2015
Eastern seniors take bow today, battle Griz
As Parker Kelly said this week at Reese Court, it’s been a great ride. Which sounds so effortless. It wasn’t.
Thu., Feb. 26, 2015
Life on the edge continues for Eastern Washington against Montana schools in Big Sky play
Eastern Washington senior guard Parker Kelly feels at home at Reese Court, and he’d like to stay around a little longer. “It’s been an awesome run, and hopefully it’s not …
Wed., Feb. 25, 2015, 4:05 p.m.
Eastern’s life on the edge continues against Montana schools
Eastern Washington senior guard Parker Kelly feels right at home at Reese Court, and he’d like to stay around a little longer.
Wed., Feb. 4, 2015
Cheney, Spokane join to bid for Big Sky tourney
The Big Sky Conference has many reasons for seeking a permanent site for its postseason basketball tournament. The latest reason is literally stirring up a Hornets’ nest. Sacramento State currently …
Tue., Feb. 3, 2015, 3:08 p.m.
Spokane Arena, EWU bidding for Big Sky basketball tournament
The Big Sky Conference has many reasons for seeking a permanent site for its postseason basketball tournament. Seven cities have responded, including a combined bid from Spokane and Cheney.
Thu., Jan. 29, 2015
Coming up: Saturday vs. Idaho, 2:05 p.m. Outlook: In the first repeat matchup of the Big Sky Conference season, Eastern hopes to solidify its spot atop the standings with another …
Sun., Jan. 25, 2015
Unusual suspects spark Eagles
It was the perfect recipe – for disaster. The ingredients were already assembled Saturday afternoon at Reese Court: forward Venky Jois was off the court, Tyler Harvey was off his …
Wed., Jan. 21, 2015
Eastern expects Venky Jois to return this week
Eastern Washington forward Venky Jois is a “possibility” to play Thursday night against Northern Colorado, coach Jim Hayford said Tuesday. Nine minutes into the Eagles’ 92-85 win at Portland State …
Sat., Jan. 17, 2015
Eastern Washington travels to face Sacramento State with Venky Jois a game-time decision
A little resilience went a long way for Eastern Washington on Thursday night at Portland State. The Eagles may need even more tonight, as star forward Venky Jois suffered an …
Wed., Nov. 26, 2014
Eastern basketball team stays grounded after big win over Indiana
Even while they were still in the air Tuesday afternoon, the Eastern Washington basketball players had come back to earth. The day after one of the biggest wins in school …
Tue., Nov. 25, 2014, 8:30 p.m.
Eastern basketball team stays grounded
The day after one of the biggest wins in school history – a nationally-televised, 88-86 win at five-time NCAA champion Indiana – the Eastern Eagles were eager to get on …
Sat., Nov. 15, 2014
Eastern wakes up basketball world with big win in opener
It took half a game, but the Eastern Washington basketball players finally found a way to rise and shine. Playing the first game of the college basketball season Friday morning, …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 14, 2014, 2:21 p.m.
Eastern wakes up basketball world with win
Let the record show that Eastern Washington won the first game of the college basketball season.
Thu., Nov. 6, 2014
Eastern Washington men’s basketball 5 keys to success
1 The new big man on campus. Gone is 6-foot-10 German Martin Seiferth, to be replaced by his compatriot Frederik Jörg. The 7-1, 295-pound Jörg was an acknowledged project player …