Stories tagged: big sky tournament
UPDATED: Wed., March 20, 2019, 7:02 p.m.
Eastern Washington basketball: Up-and-down seasons ended strongly for young, talented men’s, women’s teams
The Eagles’ deep tournament runs in Boise last week – the first time both programs played in the Big Sky championship game in the same season – didn’t equate to …
UPDATED: Sat., March 16, 2019, 11:26 p.m.
Sayeed Pridgett scored 18 points and Montana overcame a 12-point deficit to beat Eastern Washington 68-62 for its second straight Big Sky Tournament title and NCAA bid. Donaven Dorsey and …
UPDATED: Fri., March 15, 2019, 11:16 p.m.
Big Sky Tournament: Eastern Washington cruises past Southern Utah, earns championship rematch with rival Montana
Eastern Washington got what it wanted Friday, and its 77-61 dispatching of Southern Utah in the Big Sky Tournament semifinals was only part of the equation.
UPDATED: Fri., March 15, 2019, 10:59 p.m.
Portland State’s late surge denies Eastern Washington women their first NCAA Tournament berth in 32 years
Desirae Hansen hit a 12-foot jumper with 3.1 seconds remaining to lift Portland State to a 61-59 victory over Eastern Washington and claim the Big Sky Conference tournament title and …
UPDATED: Thu., March 14, 2019, 10:55 p.m.
Don’t tell Mason Peatling that Eastern Washington relies solely on its long-range shooting.
UPDATED: Thu., March 14, 2019, 11:18 p.m.
The last time EWU qualified for the NCAA women’s tournament (1987), longtime Eagles coach Wendy Schuller was a high school basketball player in Southern California.
UPDATED: Wed., March 13, 2019, 10:55 p.m.
The difference between elimination and Eastern Washington’s first Big Sky Conference Tournament championship game appearance in 31 years? A heads-up play by a crafty Australian point guard.
UPDATED: Wed., March 13, 2019, 9:42 p.m.
Taylor Pierce hoisted 3 after 3 to try to help the Vandals chip away at Portland State’s lead Wednesday in the Big Sky Conference Tournament semifinals, hoping to keep the …
UPDATED: Wed., March 13, 2019, 6:55 p.m.
Tyler Hall’s late steal in Montana State’s 75-71 win over Idaho in the Big Sky Conference Tournament opener at CenturyLink Arena secured the Bobcats a spot in Thursday’s quarterfinals.
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 11:06 p.m.
Violet Kapri Morrow’s steal and layup at the 1:33 mark gave the Eagles their first lead against Idaho State, one the sixth-seeded Eagles wouldn’t relinquish in a 67-65 upset of …
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 7:15 p.m.
The rim has always looked big to Idaho sharpshooter Taylor Pierce. It looks even bigger at CenturyLink Arena.
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 5:52 p.m.
EWU (14-17) begins tournament play Thursday, facing the winner of Wednesday’s first-round game between sixth-seeded Montana State (14-16) and No. 11 seed Idaho (6-25).
UPDATED: Mon., March 11, 2019, 10:34 p.m.
EWU (11-19) will face No. 3 seed Idaho State (20-9) in the quarterfinals Tuesday.
UPDATED: Fri., March 9, 2018, 7:38 p.m.
The words were so cliche but seldom so true.
UPDATED: Tue., March 6, 2018, 6:35 p.m.
If the Eastern Washington women didn’t have enough motivation, the Big Sky Conference provided them with more on Sunday.
UPDATED: Tue., March 6, 2018, 8:46 p.m.
The Vandals women will take another helping of their first meeting with Montana State, please. On Feb. 15, Idaho torched the defending Big Sky Conference champions with 17 3-pointers on …
UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018, 6:23 p.m.
To paraphrase Don Verlin’s season-long message to his University of Idaho team: “You can be great, if you realize you’re not that good.”
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: Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 10:41 p.m.
Jordan Vail and Faith Dooley finished with 14 kills and four blocks apiece Friday and second-seeded North Dakota (29-17) rallied for a 23-25, 25-17, 25-16, 25-22 win over Idaho in …
Sat., March 11, 2017, 6:50 p.m.
Montana State faced a bitter memory Saturday for the Big Sky Conference Tournament championship.
Wed., March 8, 2017, 9:03 p.m.
Nearly two weeks have passed since becoming The Spokesman-Review’s new sports editor, and I’ve already made a splash.
Fri., Nov. 4, 2016, 5:23 p.m.
Sophomore Allison Raniere scored her first goal of the season with time running down Friday as Eastern Washington clinched a spot in the Big Sky Conference women’s soccer tournament title …
Sat., March 12, 2016, 9:42 p.m.
Jeremy Senglin scored 20 points and top-seeded Weber State beat second-seeded Montana 62-59 in the Big Sky Conference tournament championship game Saturday night and earned an NCAA tournament berth.
Sat., March 12, 2016, 3:17 p.m.
RENO, Nev. – Freshman Mikayla Ferenz scored 18 points and third-seeded Idaho beat Idaho State 67-55 in the Big Sky Conference Tournament championship game to advance to its third NCAA …
Thu., March 10, 2016, 11:44 p.m.
RENO, Nev. – Martin Breunig scored 24 points and grabbed 16 rebounds and second-seeded Montana defeated No. 10 seed Sacramento State 70-53 in a Big Sky tournament quarterfinal Thursday night.
Thu., March 10, 2016, 10:34 p.m.
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.
Wed., March 9, 2016, 11:43 p.m.
After hitting the gas pedal all night long, the Eastern Washington women picked the right time to find the clutch.
Wed., March 9, 2016, 7:20 p.m.
By some accounts, the play happened just as then-Idaho coach Kermit Davis drew it up. The Vandals’ Ricardo Boyd caught the inbounds pass to the left of the 3-point circle …
Sun., March 15, 2015
MISSOULA – As the confetti rained down Saturday night and Eagle Nation celebrated a Big Sky Conference championship, a few fans watched the fun – and had some of their …
UPDATED: Sat., March 14, 2015, 8:35 p.m.
Tyler Harvey scored 18 points and Eastern Washington beat Montana 69-65 in the Big Sky championship game Saturday night to earn a spot in the NCAA tournament.