Stories tagged: Eastern Washington Eagles
UPDATED: Tue., March 13, 2018, 10:14 p.m.
Poor shooting dooms Eastern Washington’s men in season-ending loss at College Basketball Invitational
The Eastern Washington men’s basketball team’s season came to an end Tuesday night, and Eagles coach Shantay Legans could easily have focused on the number 20 after an 87-65 loss …
Tue., March 13, 2018, 8:29 p.m.
Idaho’s Victor Sanders, Brayon Blake, Eastern Washington’s Bogdan Bliznyuk earn honors
The Big Sky Conference was represented by seven student-athletes on the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All-District 6 team announced on Tuesday.
UPDATED: Mon., March 12, 2018, 8:33 p.m.
Area roundup: Whitworth’s Kyle Roach snags D-III’s top honor in West Region
Whitworth Pirates junior Kyle Roach was named the 2018 Division III West Region Player of the Year by the National Association of Basketball Coaches, it was announced on Monday.
UPDATED: Wed., March 7, 2018, 5:14 p.m.
Bogdan Bliznyuk leaves lasting legacy on, off court at Eastern Washington
Either way, Bogdan Bliznyuk is the surest thing in the Big Sky Conference, the basketball version of another lightly recruited Eagle by the name of Cooper Kupp.
UPDATED: Wed., March 7, 2018, 5:11 p.m.
Eastern Washington, Idaho men one win away from Big Sky Tournament semifinal showdown
As Idaho and Eastern Washington step under the lights Thursday night, they can only hope their opponents don’t shoot them out.
UPDATED: Wed., March 7, 2018, 9:35 a.m.
Former Weber State star Damian Lillard follows Big Sky basketball, including Eastern Washington’s Bogdan Bliznyuk
Long before he hit the NBA, Damian Lillard was an inherent underdog. So it’s not surprising that the Trail Blazers’ All-Star point guard follows his alma mater, Weber State, with …
UPDATED: Tue., March 6, 2018, 6:35 p.m.
Eastern Washington women’s basketball brings motivation into Big Sky Tournament
If the Eastern Washington women didn’t have enough motivation, the Big Sky Conference provided them with more on Sunday.
UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018, 11:23 p.m.
Eastern Washington men’s basketball riding hot streak into Big Sky Tournament
Why not Eastern Washington? Coach Shantay Legans has been asking that question since before the season began, when his Eagles were picked to finish seventh in the Big Sky Conference.
UPDATED: Sat., March 3, 2018, 6:52 p.m.
Eastern Washington’s Bogdan Bliznyuk breaks NCAA single-season record for consecutive free-throw makes
With three minutes, 46 seconds left in Eastern Washington’s 85-68 win over Northern Arizona on Saturday afternoon, Bogdan Bliznyuk made two foul shots to set the Division I record for …
UPDATED: Sat., March 3, 2018, 7:08 p.m.
Eastern Washington honors trio of seniors, handles Northern Arizona in regular-season finale
Saturday afternoon at Reese Court was all about saying bye to a trio of seniors, including career scoring leader Bogdan Bliznyuk, Sir Washington and Benas Griciunas. Then the Eagles went …
UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018, 6:15 p.m.
Eastern Washington women assured of first-round bye in Big Sky Tournament
With one game left at Northern Arizona on Friday, the Eagles (16-13 overall and 11-6 in the Big Sky) can finish no higher than second place but no lower than …
UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018, 5:14 p.m.
Former Eastern Washington defensive coordinator John Graham joins Idaho staff as linebackers coach
John Graham is back in the game – and back in the Big Sky Conference. The former Eastern Washington defensive coordinator is the new linebackers coach at Idaho, he announced …
Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 10:34 p.m.
Area roundup: Delaney Hodgins’ career-high 37 points sparks Eastern Washington women to win
Delaney Hodgins scored a career-high 37 points and moved into third place on the Big Sky Conference’s all-time scoring list Wednesday as Eastern Washington’s women defeated Southern Utah 70-49 in …
Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 5:05 p.m.
Eastern Washington basketball has plenty to play for in final week of regular season
Besides the chance to build on a four-game winning streak, the Eagles have a chance to earn a first-round bye in next week’s Big Sky Conference tournament and send three …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 24, 2018, 9:35 p.m.
Bogdan Bliznyuk hits 2,000-point mark as Eastern Washington holds off Idaho State 74-69
Bogdan Bliznyuk drilled a late 3-pointer to put Eastern Washington in front for good, sending the Eagles to a 74-69 Big Sky Conference victory over Idaho State Saturday night.
Thu., Feb. 22, 2018, 9:26 p.m.
Area roundup: Eastern Washington’s Delaney Hodgins eclipses 2,000 points in women’s basketball win
Delaney Hodgins scored 30 points and surpassed 2,000 for her career Thursday to power Eastern Washington to a 77-68 win over visiting Weber State in Big Sky Conference women’s basketball.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 22, 2018, 9:57 p.m.
Bogdan Bliznyuk notches 27 points as EWU snaps Weber State’s winning streak
Bogdan Bliznyuk scored 27 points, 19 in the second half, and Eastern Washington beat Weber State with a 75-70 victory on Thursday night that ended the Wildcats’ nine-game winning streak.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 9:49 p.m.
Eastern Washington men, women eye top-four finish in Big Sky standings
With four games left in the regular season, the Eastern Washington men and women have the same goal: a top-four finish in the final standings and first-round byes in the …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 10 p.m.
Bogdan Bliznyuk becomes automatic from free-throw line for Eastern Washington
After Saturday’s win over Montana State, the topic at Eastern Washington’s postgame presser turned to free throws – especially Bogdan Bliznyuk’s knack for making a lot of them. Bliznyuk has …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 15, 2018, 10 p.m.
Vandals, Eagles pick up road wins in Big Sky women’s basketball
Idaho’s Mikayla Ferenz surpassed 1,500 career points and Eastern Washington coach Wendy Schuller picked up her 250th career win in Big Sky Conference women’s basketball action on Thursday night.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 4:42 p.m.
Eastern Washington basketball seeks statement win against conference-leading Montana
Eastern Washington has lost two straight games for the first time since mid-November. With the Big Sky tournament less than three weeks away, a win over the league leaders would …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 13, 2018, 8:35 p.m.
College golf: Idaho’s Sophie Hausmann defends title at The Gold Rush
Idaho junior Sophie Hausmann repeated as champion Tuesday at The Gold Rush women’s golf tournament at El Dorado Golf Course in Long Beach, California.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 9, 2018, 11:29 p.m.
Vandals edge Eagles after wild final minute
Nate Sherwood scored 23 points, and Brayon Blake blocked a shot in the final seconds to give Idaho a 66-64 victory over Eastern Washington on Friday night.
Fri., Feb. 9, 2018, 9:29 p.m.
Basketball doubleheaders have helped Idaho women, men share the stage
A scheduling philosophy that helped build interest in University of Idaho women’s basketball nearly 40 years ago when the Vandals began playing the game seriously is making a resurgence.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 9, 2018, 9:41 p.m.
Outside shooting, inside defense highlight Idaho women’s victory over Eastern Washington
Timely early shooting from Mikayla Ferenz allowed Idaho to build a comfortable 11-point lead, and Ferenz and Geraldine McCorkell led the Vandals with 29 and 26 points, respectively.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 8, 2018, 9:20 p.m.
Idaho, Eastern Washington men meet again with Big Sky positioning in mind
The presence of Idaho’s Victor Sanders, the Vandals’ No. 2 career scorer, and Eastern Washington’s Bogdan Bliznyuk, the Eagles’ all-time scorer, ought to help the gate, and the game has …
Thu., Feb. 8, 2018, 4:57 p.m.
Idaho women bring six-game win streak into rematch with rival Eastern Washington
Riding a six-game winning streak, the Idaho women’s basketball team will have revenge on its mind when Big Sky Conference rival Eastern Washington comes to the Cowan Spectrum.
Tue., Feb. 6, 2018, 10:02 a.m.
After record breaking week, Eastern Washington’s Delaney Hodgins named Big Sky Player of the Week
For the second time in three weeks, Eastern Washington University women’s basketball player Delaney Hodgins has earned the Big Sky Player of the Week nod.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 3, 2018, 9:26 p.m.
Area roundup: Kyle Roach’s 39 points keep Whitworth men on track for big showdown
Kyle Roach helped the Whitworth Pirates take care of business Saturday while looking forward to a huge game Tuesday.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 3, 2018, 8:46 p.m.
Portland State leads wire-to-wire in win over Eastern Washington
Holland Woods scored a career-high 29 points on a school-record 10-for-10 shooting and Portland State defeated Eastern Washington 94-81 in a Big Sky men’s basketball game on Saturday afternoon.