Stories tagged: Eastern Washington Eagles
UPDATED: Wed., March 20, 2019, 7:02 p.m.
Eastern Washington basketball: Up-and-down seasons ended strongly for young, talented men’s, women’s teams
The Eagles’ deep tournament runs in Boise last week – the first time both programs played in the Big Sky championship game in the same season – didn’t equate to …
UPDATED: Sat., March 16, 2019, 11:26 p.m.
Sayeed Pridgett scored 18 points and Montana overcame a 12-point deficit to beat Eastern Washington 68-62 for its second straight Big Sky Tournament title and NCAA bid. Donaven Dorsey and …
UPDATED: Fri., March 15, 2019, 11:16 p.m.
Big Sky Tournament: Eastern Washington cruises past Southern Utah, earns championship rematch with rival Montana
Eastern Washington got what it wanted Friday, and its 77-61 dispatching of Southern Utah in the Big Sky Tournament semifinals was only part of the equation.
UPDATED: Fri., March 15, 2019, 10:59 p.m.
Portland State’s late surge denies Eastern Washington women their first NCAA Tournament berth in 32 years
Desirae Hansen hit a 12-foot jumper with 3.1 seconds remaining to lift Portland State to a 61-59 victory over Eastern Washington and claim the Big Sky Conference tournament title and …
UPDATED: Thu., March 14, 2019, 10:55 p.m.
Don’t tell Mason Peatling that Eastern Washington relies solely on its long-range shooting.
UPDATED: Thu., March 14, 2019, 11:18 p.m.
The last time EWU qualified for the NCAA women’s tournament (1987), longtime Eagles coach Wendy Schuller was a high school basketball player in Southern California.
UPDATED: Wed., March 13, 2019, 10:55 p.m.
The difference between elimination and Eastern Washington’s first Big Sky Conference Tournament championship game appearance in 31 years? A heads-up play by a crafty Australian point guard.
UPDATED: Wed., March 13, 2019, 8:27 p.m.
The Spokesman-Review confirmed a Cougfan.com report that the Washington State quarterback suffered a lower-body injury during the team’s Midnight Maneuvers training regimen earlier this month and could miss the entirety …
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 11:06 p.m.
Violet Kapri Morrow’s steal and layup at the 1:33 mark gave the Eagles their first lead against Idaho State, one the sixth-seeded Eagles wouldn’t relinquish in a 67-65 upset of …
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 5:52 p.m.
EWU (14-17) begins tournament play Thursday, facing the winner of Wednesday’s first-round game between sixth-seeded Montana State (14-16) and No. 11 seed Idaho (6-25).
Tue., March 12, 2019, 2:57 p.m.
Jesse Hunt averaged 14.6 points, 8.9 rebounds and 3.3 assists during the regular season for EWU, the No. 3 seed in this week’s Big Sky Conference Tournament in Boise.
UPDATED: Mon., March 11, 2019, 10:34 p.m.
EWU (11-19) will face No. 3 seed Idaho State (20-9) in the quarterfinals Tuesday.
UPDATED: Mon., March 11, 2019, 5:43 p.m.
Ferenz, the conference’s all-time leading scorer (2,371 points), led the Vandals to a Big Sky regular-season title and the No. 1 seed in this week’s Big Sky Conference Tournament in …
UPDATED: Sat., March 9, 2019, 11:24 p.m.
Women’s college basketball: Idaho falls in regular-season finale, still clinches top seed in Big Sky Tournament
A pair of losses turned into a positive for the Idaho Vandals on Saturday.
UPDATED: Sat., March 9, 2019, 9:37 p.m.
Mason Peatling had 23 points and Jesse Hunt added 22 with 12 rebounds as Eastern Washington held off Weber State.
UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019, 10:34 p.m.
Since then, EWU has returned to the Big Dance once (2015). It came close a year ago, falling to rival Montana in the Big Sky Conference tournament championship.
UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019, 10:24 p.m.
The fourth-year sophomore’s series of stress fractures in her left tibia is what’s made an otherwise enjoyable EWU experience rife with uncertainty.
UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019, 9:32 p.m.
The Eastern Washington football team will return to the Inferno April 2 for spring practice.
UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019, 4:37 p.m.
Weber State goes for the season sweep over Eastern Washington after winning the previous matchup in Cheney.
UPDATED: Thu., March 7, 2019, 10:51 p.m.
Mikayla Ferenz and Taylor Pierce netted 24 points apiece as Idaho closed on a 13-2 run to defeat Weber State 86-78 and earn at least a share of the Big …
UPDATED: Thu., March 7, 2019, 10 p.m.
Cody Benzel scored a career-high 30 points and Jesse Hunt scored 14 with 16 rebounds and Eastern Washington pulled away from Idaho State in the second half for a 91-62 …
UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019, 10:16 p.m.
The 5-foot-5 senior led the Frontier in scoring (22.3 points per game) and steals (80) and was also among the best in assists (91) for the fourth-ranked Bulldogs (25-4).
UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019, 8:56 p.m.
Eastern Washington goes for the season sweep over Idaho State after winning the previous matchup in Cheney.
UPDATED: Tue., March 5, 2019, 10:18 p.m.
The Eagles recently promoted Bryan Mills, who was on EWU’s staff the last two seasons as a defensive analyst.
Mon., March 4, 2019, 12:13 p.m.
The smell of burgers and fries wafted through the State Dining Room as President Donald Trump celebrated the championship football players from North Dakota State on Monday with fast food, …
UPDATED: Sat., March 2, 2019, 10 p.m.
Mikayla Ferenz scored 25 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer with 30 seconds left, and Idaho defeated Sacramento State 69-65 in Sacramento, California, on Saturday.
UPDATED: Sat., March 2, 2019, 10:02 p.m.
Kim Aiken Jr. drained a 3-pointer from the corner at the buzzer to give Eastern Washington a 68-66 win over Portland State on Saturday. Aiken finished with 19 points to …
UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 8:55 p.m.
Jesse Hunt’s Australian accent is noticeable, but not as thick as it was a decade ago when his basketball-centric family moved to California.
UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 4:49 p.m.
Eastern Washington looks for its fourth straight win over Portland State at Reese Court
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 10:44 p.m.
Mikayla Ferenz broke the Big Sky career scoring record Thursday as she scored 14 points in Idaho’s 81-68 women’s basketball win over host Portland State.