Stories tagged: EWU men's basketball
Thu., June 8, 2017, 4:59 p.m.
Former Eastern Washington star Jacob Wiley busy ahead of NBA Draft
With the NBA Draft less than two weeks away, former Eastern Washington star Jacob Wiley is in overdrive.
UPDATED: Wed., May 10, 2017, 4:39 p.m.
Eastern Washington shines in NCAA Academic Progress Report
With women’s basketball leading the way, all 12 intercollegiate teams at Eastern Washington surpassed the NCAA’s academic threshold for competing in the postseason.
UPDATED: Tue., March 21, 2017, 8:47 p.m.
Jim Hayford, Eastern Washington men’s basketball look to build on success
Big Sky Conference basketball coaches will be a bit nervous this spring signing period, wondering what – or who – Jim Hayford will come up with next.
Fri., Jan. 20, 2017, 11:45 p.m.
Eastern Washington’s Felix Von Hofe makes a splash on and off the court
Felix Von Hofe can shoot the lights out, but he also can light up a room. His comfort zone stretches halfway around the world, the distance he traveled four years …
Sat., Jan. 7, 2017, 11:11 p.m.
Late foul shots lift Montana past Eastern, 65-59
The Eastern Washington players will move on from this one. They don’t have a choice. Presumably so will the officials.
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 9:19 p.m.
Bogdan Bliznyuk scores 34 to lead EWU to overtime win over Morehead State
To hear Bogdan Bliznyuk say it, he isn’t carrying Eastern Washington’s basketball hopes on his back.
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 1:21 p.m.
‘Point-forward’ Bogdan Bliznyuk leads EWU to 6-2 start
Sure enough, it’s the first week of December and junior forward Bogdan Bliznyuk already has two Big Sky Conference player of the week awards and is the biggest reason the …
Fri., Nov. 11, 2016, 1:47 p.m.
EWU rolls past Linfield in season opener
It wasn’t by design, but Linfield gave Eastern Washington the ultimate confidence-booster Friday afternoon at Reese Court.
Thu., Nov. 10, 2016, 11:33 p.m.
Jim Hayford leads EWU basketball into season opener with Linfield
After a slow start, the schedule picks up in a hurry for Eastern Washington basketball.
Fri., Oct. 28, 2016, 3:14 p.m.
EWU men’s basketball opens season with exhibition against St. Martin’s
For Eastern Washington basketball fans who didn’t have the time or money to visit Australia last summer, Sunday will be their first chance to see this year’s Eagles.
Fri., Oct. 21, 2016, 1:56 p.m.
Despite turnover, Hayford optimistic about his Eagles’ chances in Big Sky
Jim Hayford has many goals for his year’s Eastern Washington basketball team.
Tue., March 29, 2016, 10:16 a.m.
Venky Jois highlights up-and-down season for Eagles
The win total was down, but the entertainment value was as high as ever this season at Eastern Washington.
Wed., March 16, 2016, 11:20 p.m.
EWU outlasts Pepperdine, earns first postseason win in program history
The Eastern Washington players don’t want this party to end, and they played like it in the second half. “March Madness, Cheney-style,” coach Jim Hayford called it, the Eagles’ 79-72 …
Thu., March 10, 2016, 10:34 p.m.
Idaho clamps down on Eastern Washington for 77-73 win in Big Sky tournament
RENO, Nev. – Nate Sherwood scored 19 points, Victor Sanders 17 and third-seeded Idaho beat sixth-seeded Eastern Washington 77-73 in a Big Sky tournament quarterfinal Thursday night.
Mon., March 7, 2016, 10:23 p.m.
Jim Hayford built Eagles around Venky Jois’ character
The Senior Night crowd was long gone as Venky Jois and his family, friends and teammates soaked in the memories Saturday at Reese Court.
Sat., March 5, 2016, 6:24 p.m.
EWU men fall to Weber State in regular-season finale
The Wildcats hit 32 of 43 foul shots in a 79-77 win that gave them the Big Sky Conference regular-season title and sent Eastern Washington to its fourth straight defeat …
Thu., March 3, 2016, 11:44 p.m.
Vois breaks career record, but Eagles stumble to fifth place
The career scoring record was nice, and one day Venky Jois will find time to appreciate it.
Sat., Feb. 27, 2016, 11:46 p.m.
Chris Sarbaugh leads Idaho past EWU
MOSCOW, Idaho – Victor Sanders scored 16 points, Chris Sarbaugh added 12, and Idaho’s defense helped the Vandals to a 66-62 win over Eastern Washington on Saturday.
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 12:40 p.m.
Four Corners: Eastern still chasing top-four finish
With three games left in the regular season, Eastern is still chasing a top-four finish in the Big Sky Conference and a bye into the quarterfinals of the Big Sky …
Sat., Feb. 20, 2016, 9:34 p.m.
Portland St. builds 20-point halftime lead, beats EWU 107-91
Cameron Forte scored 32 points and Portland State snapped Eastern Washington’s seven-game win streak with a 107-91 victory on Saturday night.
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016, 9:11 p.m.
EWU holds on to top Sacramento State, 93-88
National Player of the Week Austin McBroom scored 22 points and Eastern Washington held off a furious late rally to extend its Big Sky-best seven-game win streak with a 93-88 …
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 5:10 p.m.
Austin McBroom gives Eastern unexpected scoring surge
Practice was winding down Tuesday afternoon at Reese Court as Eastern Washington coach Jim Hayford called out his starting point guard.
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 1:30 p.m.
Four Corners: EWU out to maintain consistency
Winners of six straight and nine of their last 11 games, the Eagles are riding a wave of momentum into the last road games of the season.
Sat., Feb. 13, 2016, 5:27 p.m.
Austin McBroom leads red-hot EWU past Northern Colorado
Austin McBroom scored 37 points, two days after setting a career-high with 35, and Eastern Washington raced past Northern Colorado 97-80 on Saturday.
Fri., Feb. 12, 2016, 1:40 p.m.
Up and under: Australian basketball players find success at Inland Northwest schools
A dream is a powerful thing. It can make you leave your family behind and chase that dream halfway around the world – all the way to Coeur d’Alene.
Fri., Feb. 12, 2016, 1:39 p.m.
EWU’s Venky Jois: ‘If you’re good enough, why not go for it?’
Venky Jois may be the image of Australian basketball success in the Inland Northwest, but that same face wrinkles at the notion that he’s some kind of pioneer.
Thu., Feb. 11, 2016, 11:42 p.m.
Austin McBroom propels Eagles to fifth straight victory
Austin McBroom scored a career-high 35 points and Eastern Washington beat North Dakota 95-85 on Thursday night to take over sole possession of third place in the Big Sky Conference.
Wed., Feb. 10, 2016, 8:22 p.m.
Four corners: Crucial homestand for Eastern
With the end of the regular season just three weeks away, homestands don’t get much bigger than this.
Sat., Feb. 6, 2016, 9:27 p.m.
Eastern Washington downs Southern Utah 81-67 behind Bogdan Bliznyuk
CEDAR CITY, Utah – Bogdan Bliznyuk scored a career-high 26 points and made 11 of 12 free throws to lead Eastern Washington to an 81-67 victory over Southern Utah on …
Thu., Feb. 4, 2016, 8:15 p.m.
EWU wins first Big Sky road game with 84-73 victory over NAU
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Austin McBroom scored 28 points, Bogdan Bliznyuk added 22 points and 10 rebounds and Eastern Washington beat Northern Arizona 84-73 on Thursday night for its third straight …