Stories tagged: EWU basketball
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.
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, 11:04 p.m.
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 …
Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 5:05 p.m.
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: Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 9:03 p.m.
Another weekend, another milestone for Eastern Washington forward Bogdan Bliznyuk.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 24, 2018, 9:35 p.m.
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.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 22, 2018, 9:57 p.m.
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.
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.
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 …
Mon., Feb. 19, 2018, 10 a.m.
Eastern Washington forward Bogdan Bliznyuk capped another big week with another weekly award Monday.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 17, 2018, 7:33 p.m.
Eastern Washington was coming off its biggest win over the season, Thursday night over Big Sky Conference leader Montana. But if this were a trap game, the Eagles barely noticed. …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 15, 2018, 9:43 p.m.
Bogdan Bliznyuk scored 19 points with six rebounds and five assists and Eastern Washington ended Montana’s 13-game winning streak 74-65 on Thursday night.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 4:58 p.m.
Eastern Washington basketball coach Shantay Legans couldn’t believe his ears. The telephone call came last November from a proud mother who needed some tickets for a special event.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 4:42 p.m.
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: Fri., Feb. 9, 2018, 11:29 p.m.
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.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 8, 2018, 9:20 p.m.
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 …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 3, 2018, 8:46 p.m.
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.
Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 9:32 p.m.
Bogdan Bliznyuk continued his climb up the Big Sky scoring ladder, pouring in 40 points on 15-of-18 shooting and Eastern Washington turned back Sacramento State in the second half for …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 6:21 p.m.
Eastern Washington’s motto this week: two for the road. For several reasons, the Eagles could use a sweep this weekend at Sacramento State and Portland State.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 5:31 p.m.
Only a week ago, Bogdan Bliznyuk moved to the top of the EWU men’s career scoring list. Now Delaney Hodgins is just 15 points away from breaking the record set …
Mon., Jan. 29, 2018, 9:03 p.m.
Records and honors are going hand-in-hand this week for Bogdan Bliznyuk
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 29, 2018, 10 p.m.
In the past year, Jake Wiley has learned much about basketball, life and himself. Most of all, he discovered that he loves peace and quiet – a rare commodity in …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 27, 2018, 7:56 p.m.
There will be more games like this for Eastern Washington, with hard-nosed defense, multiple lead changes and clutch plays at the end. Saturday afternoon’s Big Sky Conference encounter with Northern …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 25, 2018, 11:22 p.m.
Bogdan Bliznyuk scored 28 points and his first basket, a pretty 3 from the corner a little over a minute into the game, made him the all-time leading scorer at …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 7:02 p.m.
Bogdan Bliznyuk is excited about becoming the leading career scorer in Eastern Washington history. He just doesn’t want to talk about it.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 5:09 p.m.
With Bogdan Bliznyuk coming up just short in his quest for the school’s career scoring record, the Eastern Washington University men’s basketball team came up just short of a road …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 9:17 p.m.
Bogdan Bliznyuk hit four free throws in the final six seconds to cement Eastern Washington’s 81-76 victory over Northern Arizona in a Big Sky Conference battle Thursday night.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 5:18 p.m.
Last March, in the final game of the regular season, Eastern needed a win at last-place Northern Arizona to earn a share of the Big Sky Conference title. Instead, the …
Fri., Jan. 12, 2018, 11:20 p.m.
Parachuted into the heart of a Big Sky basketball renaissance on Friday night.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 12, 2018, 10:41 p.m.
The result left both teams at 3-2 in the conference, but the Eastern players and coaches felt they left something on the court: their offensive identity.