Trying to pick the top 20 Eastern Washington athletes of the 2000s is about as hard as shedding a Samson Ebukam tackle or beating Kendrick Bourne in a foot race.
The Money Team, which included players from Gonzaga, Eastern Washington and Idaho, committed costly mistakes down the stretch and made a quick exit from The Basketball Tournament (TBT).
A star in the Big Sky Conference and double-digit scorer in the NBA G-League, Tyler Harvey has played in front of sparse crowds.
One of the youngest coaching staffs in college basketball has put together one of the toughest nonconference schedules in the country.
As Eastern Washington faces major campuswide budget cuts due to a confluence of the coronavirus and declining enrollment that began years before the pandemic, its athletic department has been faced with several belt-tightening decisions.
Perkins, former Zag Kyle Wiltjer, ex-Eastern Washington star Jacob Wiley and former Idaho Vandal Jeff Ledbetter are listed on TBT rosters. Wiltjer, Wiley and Ledbetter are playing for seventh-seeded The Money Team.
In three seasons, Booker helped EWU to back-to-back Big Sky Tournament championship game appearances in 2018 and 2019, an outright Big Sky regular season title in 2020 before the conference tournament was canceled amid COVID-19 concerns, and a combined Big Sky record of 41-17.
The Big Sky’s women’s and men’s basketball teams will compete in a 16-game conference schedule during the 2020-21 season, the conference office announced Friday.
Big Sky Conference champion Eastern Washington bolstered its already young and talented on roster Wednesday and Idaho added a talented junior college guard.
Since his days at Eastern Washington University between 2012 and 2016, Venky Jois has seen much of the world. But the 26-year-old admits there’s no place like the States, which he calls his home away from home.
Eastern Washington coaches and players haven’t been able to avoid the slew of mock NCAA Tournament brackets that recently hit the Internet.
There will be no Selection Sunday party at Reese Court, and no utterance of EWU by CBS broadcaster Greg Gumbel during a bracket reveal that annually captures the eyeballs of millions.