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UPDATED: Sun., March 11, 2018, 10:44 p.m.

EWU coach Shantay Legans says his team is happy to be playing in CBI

A history-making season isn’t over for Eastern Washington. The Eagles made some more Sunday night, earning a third straight invitation to play in the College Basketball Invitational.


Vandals men breeze to victory in first round of CIT

Their star point guard scored his fewest points since early December. Their home atmosphere – a crowd of 1,109 with students on spring break – was sleepy for much of …


Eastern needs inside strength against Nevada in Monday’s CBI game

On one hand, Venky Jois’ sore right knee couldn’t come at a worse time for Eastern Washington.


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 …


Redhawks end Vandals’ season

In the span of about three minutes, Brendan Westendorf all but put an end to the Vandals’ first postseason appearance since 2012, as well as their season.


Pepperdine offers big challenge for Venky Jois, Jim Hayford

There’s a lot to celebrate Wednesday tonight at Reese Court for the program-building fifth-year coach and his senior forward, who also happens to be the leading scorer in school history.


EWU to host Pepperdine, Idaho goes to Seattle for CBI

The season isn’t over for Eastern Washington and Idaho, who fell short of the NCAAs at last week’s Big Sky Tournament in Reno.


Cougars drop CBI final to Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH – Washington State and Pitt hobbled their way into the College Basketball Invitational after injuries derailed their regular seasons. On Friday night in the finale of the best-of-3 championship …


Cougars come up short in CBI finale

Tray Woodall scored 17 points and Pittsburgh beat Washington State 71-65 on Friday night to win the College Basketball Invitational title. Reggie Moore led Washington State with 18 points.


Cougars don’t expect Motum for CBI title game

It appears as if Washington State will have to find a way win without Brock Motum once more. The Cougars’ leading scorer is again unlikely to play when his team …


Cougars don’t expect Motum for CBI title game

It appears as if Washington State will have to find a way win without Brock Motum once more.


Pittsburgh tops WSU to force final game in CBI

PITTSBURGH – After sharing a plane ride across the country and playing a second game in three nights Wednesday night, Washington State and Pitt just can’t get enough of each …


Pittsburgh tops WSU to force final game in CBI

PITTSBURGH — After sharing a plane ride across the country and playing a second game in three nights Wednesday night, Washington State and Pitt just can’t get enough of each …


Weary Cougars look to close out CBI

PULLMAN – Washington State knew it would have to rely on multiple contributors to beat Pittsburgh on Monday. Charlie Enquist could feel it. Literally.


Weary Cougars look to close out CBI

PULLMAN – Washington State knew it would have to rely on multiple contributors to beat Pittsburgh on Monday.


D.J.’s Pitt stop

PULLMAN – The suit emphasized the difficulty of this task. Brock Motum looked sharp on Monday night. But it was because he was dressed in a jacket, slacks and dress …


Cougars hold off Panthers

Washington State’s D.J. Shelton blocked a last-second shot by Tray Woodall as the Cougars hung on to beat Pittsburgh 67-66 on Monday in Game 1 of the best-of-three CBI Finals …


Cougars thrilled to host Pitt

PULLMAN – The opportunity to continue their season was motivation enough for the Washington State Cougars to accept a bid to the College Basketball Invitational. And after winning three games …


Cougars welcome Big East challenge

The opportunity to continue their season was motivation enough for the Washington State Cougars to accept a bid to the College Basketball Invitational. And after winning three games – the …


Lodwick leads WSU to CBI championship

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Washington State’s frustrating, maddeningly inconsistent men’s basketball season is on the brink of something improbable: a happy ending.


Cougs, OSU will meet for fourth time

PULLMAN – Maybe they should just play twice in Corvallis this week and call it a best-of-5. When Washington State faces Oregon State at 7 tonight in a College Basketball …


Cougs advance to CBI semis

PULLMAN – Wyoming spent the entirety of Monday’s quarterfinal game of the College Basketball Invitational trying to solve Washington State’s man-to-man defense. It never did. Everyone else in attendance likely …


Cougs show Pac-12 can pick up wins

PULLMAN – At this point, Washington State might be playing for the Pac-12 as much as it is for itself. All season, pundits both national and regional have taken turns …


Cougs show Pac-12 can win in postseason

Wyoming, travels to Pullman to play WSU in the quarterfinals of the College Basketball Invitational Monday night at 7. And just as the Cougars wanted to prove in a first-round …


Bulls stifle Bears in NCAA tournament

South Florida introduced the NCAA men’s tournament to the Big East’s nastiest defense Wednesday night, putting more than just a chill into a California team that had never seen anything …


Cougars will host Wyoming on Monday

Washington State will host its next game in the College Basketball Invitational. The CBI announced on its Twitter account Wednesday that WSU, which defeated San Francisco in a first-round game …


Cougars happy to be playing; trip no big deal

PULLMAN – This town is so empty during Washington State’s spring break that Cougars guard Marcus Capers’ mind gets to wandering. “I was thinking about driving on the wrong side …


This time, Cougs accept CBI invite

PULLMAN – The season isn’t over yet for the Washington State men’s basketball team. The Cougars were selected Sunday to make their first appearance in the College Basketball Invitational, and …


Cougars play USF on Tuesday in first CBI appearance

PULLMAN – The season isn’t over yet for the Washington State men’s basketball team. The Cougars were selected Sunday to make their first appearance in the College Basketball Invitational, and …