College Basketball Invitational - First Round
Pepperdine Waves (18-13)
at Eastern Washington Eagles (17-15)
Wednesday, March 16, 6 p.m. | Reese Court, Cheney
Watch: Online: WatchBigSky.com
Outlook: Along with graduates Tyler Harvey and Parker Kelly, Venky Jois gets credit from coach Jim Hayford as one of the reasons EWU (17-15) is celebrating back-to-back winning seasons for the first time in 12 years.
Beyond that, “What I’m really excited about it that we’re going to get to play another game,” said Hayford, who will be coaching his 500th collegiate game. (Continue reading: Pepperdine offers big challenge for Venky Jois, Jim Hayford) - Jim Allen, spokesman.com
Also: Hayford’s 500th Will be Wednesday When Eagles Host Pepperdine in CBI - goeags.com
Follow EWU reporter Jim Allen on Twitter during the game @SRJimAllen.