Stories tagged: EWU basketball
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 17, 2018, 10:40 p.m.
Wide open in the corner in the final minute overtime, Eastern Washington forward Jesse Hunt squared up, hesitated, then remembered he had the hot hand.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 10:05 p.m.
Eastern Washington welcomed the Wisconsin-Green Bay Phoenix to Reese Court on Friday for its first home game of the season. After struggling against two top-20 teams (Syracuse and Oregon) on …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 15, 2018, 9 p.m.
After lopsided losses to a pair of college basketball heavyweights, Eastern Washington is ready to take on someone its own size. And in its own arena. The Eagles (0-2) host …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 8:25 p.m.
Uriah Howard and Violet Kapri Morrow combined for 30 points and 13 rebounds and the Eastern Washington Eagles pulled away in the second half for a 66-45 victory over the …
Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 4:28 p.m.
Eastern Washington men’s basketball has signed a pair of players – including the brother of a current member of the team – to letters of intent to play for the …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 9, 2018, 9:07 p.m.
Bol Bol’s double-double, his second for the Ducks, was capped by a spinning drive from the left wing that sent his defender sprawling and led to a rim-hanging, two-hand dunk …
Tue., Nov. 6, 2018, 7:51 p.m.
The good for Eastern Washington: The Eagles limited 16th-ranked Syracuse to 28 first-half points in Tuesday’s season opener at the Carrier Dome. The bad: scoring a meager 10 points. The …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 5, 2018, 11:07 p.m.
As a player, second-year Eastern Washington head coach Shantay Legans often locked up with the nation’s premier basketball institutions. Legans has never crossed paths with longtime power Syracuse, though. That …
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 6 a.m.
When EWU begins its 2018-19 campaign Nov. 6 at national power Syracuse, the Eagles will have four returning starters who averaged less than double figures.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 9:12 p.m.
Eastern Washington, which returns four starters from last year’s 20-12 squad but lost the conference’s all-time leading scorer, Bogdan Bliznyuk, was picked fourth in both polls, where it finished last …
Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 3:19 p.m.
Jim Hayford, who coached the Redhawks to a 20-14 record in his first season, received a contract extension through the 2022-23 season.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 10:56 a.m.
Shadle Park senior sharpshooter Jacob Groves announced his verbal commitment to EWU on Sunday, where he’ll join his 6-foot-9 redshirt freshman brother, Tanner Groves.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 1, 2018, 6 p.m.
Wiley, who recently played in the NBA Summer League for the Dallas Mavericks, has signed a one-year deal with Australia’s Adelaide 36ers.
Mon., July 30, 2018, 10:27 p.m.
It will be a season full of challenges for the Eastern Washington University men’s basketball team when the Eagles embark upon their 2018-19 nonconference schedule. The schedule, announced Monday, has …
UPDATED: Tue., July 24, 2018, 7:49 p.m.
The Big Sky Conference announced Tuesday that its men’s and women’s basketball teams will play a 20-game conference schedule, beginning this winter.
UPDATED: Sun., July 8, 2018, 7:06 p.m.
A day before he was slated to make his NBA Summer League debut with the Los Angeles Clippers, former Eastern Washington guard Bogdan Bliznyuk signed a multiyear deal with Israel’s …
UPDATED: Thu., June 28, 2018, 5:19 p.m.
Former Eastern Washington basketball star Jacob Wiley will play for the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA Summer League, the team announced Thursday.
UPDATED: Fri., June 22, 2018, 3:34 p.m.
Gonzaga Prep prep guard Liam Lloyd, the son of longtime Gonzaga assistant coach Tommy Lloyd, announced on Twitter Thursday that his first scholarship offer is from Eastern Washington.
UPDATED: Wed., June 20, 2018, 8:54 p.m.
Bogdan Bliznyuk, the Big Sky Conference’s all-time leading scorer, will likely know his first professional destination following today’s NBA Draft. The 6-foot-6 guard is projected to go either undrafted or …
UPDATED: Sat., June 16, 2018, 7:11 p.m.
Five years ago, Sir Washington somehow made it through high school, despite every obstacle life placed in his way. Two years later, he overcame injury and was on the court …
UPDATED: Sat., June 16, 2018, 6:20 p.m.
Perhaps it was the proverbial seven-year itch to do something different, or a chance to spend more weekends with my wife. Either way, I’m now the K-12 education reporter for …
UPDATED: Mon., June 11, 2018, 4:42 p.m.
Eastern Washington’s men’s basketball team is returning to the 2K Classic, where it will play four games in November and face major programs Syracuse and Oregon at their respective venues.
UPDATED: Wed., June 6, 2018, 6:23 p.m.
Eastern Washington women’s basketball coach Wendy Schuller has signed five new players, bringing this year’s recruiting class to eight.
UPDATED: Tue., May 29, 2018, 4:01 p.m.
A round of applause for basketball fans in Spokane and perhaps a standing ovation for Cheney.
UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018, 6:36 p.m.
Eastern Washington has added a high-scoring guard from Southern California, coach Shantay Legans announced Tuesday.
Sat., May 12, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Press Box Podcast: Eastern Washington basketball coach Shantay Legans discusses Bogdan Bliznyuk’s talents, comings and goings of his Eagles
On Friday, Shantay Legans joined host Larry Weir on The Spokesman-Review’s Press Box Podcast
UPDATED: Thu., May 10, 2018, 5:42 p.m.
Eastern Washington has added some size in the frontcourt with the signing of Savannah State transfer Ralueke Orizu, coach Shantay Legans announced Thursday.
Wed., April 25, 2018, 5:38 p.m.
Eastern Washington’s Shantay Legans says mid-major upsets might become more rare with new college basketball reforms
Is March about to lose some of its Madness? Eastern Washington basketball coach Shantay Legans agrees with most of the recommendations made Wednesday by the Commission on College Basketball.
Wed., April 18, 2018, 6:09 p.m.
Bogdan Bliznyuk is doing his best to follow in the footsteps of former Eastern Washington teammate Jake Wiley.
UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018, 6:58 p.m.
Austin Fadal can do a little of everything, and next year he’ll be doing it at Eastern Washington.