Stories tagged: EWU basketball
UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018, 10:57 p.m.
On a day when the favorites played down to the level of the competition, the Eastern Washington Eagles elevated their game to new heights Thursday night.
UPDATED: Wed., March 7, 2018, 5:14 p.m.
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: Mon., March 5, 2018, 11:23 p.m.
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: Mon., March 5, 2018, 6:50 p.m.
Eastern Washington forward Bogdan Bliznyuk was honored Monday as the Big Sky Conference Most Valuable Player, joining former Eagles Alvin Snow, Rodney Stuckey and Jacob Wiley as conference MVPs.
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 …