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EWU men win overtime thriller against Northern Colorado

Not only did EWU chip away at its latest double-digit deficit to force overtime, ultimately beating Northern Colorado 89-84 at Reese Court on Monday to gain sole possession of second …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 25, 2020

Mason Peatling, Eastern Washington sink Southern Utah in overtime

Mason Peatling did everything he could inside to help Eastern Washington chip away at a deficit it faced most of regulation.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 25, 2020

Area women’s basketball: Beyonce Bea leads Idaho past Northern Colorado

Beyonce Bea knocked down three 3-pointers en route to a game-high 13 points, and Idaho pulled away early in a 57-46 victory over Northern Colorado in a Big Sky Conference …


Area roundup: Montana State holds off upset-minded EWU in 2OT

Madeline Smith scored the go-ahead layup with 10 seconds left, and Montana State withstood Eastern Washington’s barrage of 3-pointers for an 89-85 double-overtime victory in a Big Sky Conference women’s …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 18, 2020

Jacob Davison scores 26, Eastern Washington tops Montana State 71-58

Jacob Davison scored 26 points, Mason Peatling had a double-double and Eastern Washington defeated Montana State 71-58 on Saturday.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 16, 2020

Defense steps up late to help Eastern Washington pull out win over Idaho

Fouled with 4.3 seconds remaining and Eastern Washington clinging to a one-point lead, Kim Aiken Jr. prolonged the suspense in a game with Idaho that saw 10 lead changes.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 16, 2020

Idaho women beat Eastern, giving coach Jon Newlee 200th win

Lizzy Klinker notched 14 points and 10 rebounds, and Idaho defeated Eastern Washington 69-60 Thursday at Cowan-Spectrum Arena, giving head coach Jon Newlee his 200th win with the school.


Montana hands Eastern Washington a blowout loss at home

Montana shut down one of the country’s most efficient offenses in a 90-63 rout on Thursday at Reese Court, EWU’s most lopsided loss to the Grizzlies since 1984.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 9, 2020

Area women’s basketball: Beyonce Bea helps Idaho top Montana State in double overtime

Beyonce Bea scored 26 points and Natalie Klinker scored all five of her points in the second overtime as Idaho handed Montana State its first Big Sky loss of the …


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 8, 2020

Big Sky Conference favorites, rivals Eastern Washington and Montana meet in Cheney

Montana kept Eastern Washington out of the 2018 and 2019 NCAA Tournaments, adding juice to an already established Big Sky Conference rivalry


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 7, 2020

Eastern Washington freshman offensive lineman George Becker dies

Becker’s high school football team – Gridley High School in northern California – and family members confirmed on social media the 18-year-old freshman’s death.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 4, 2020

Area roundup: Portland State women’s basketball cruises past Eastern Washington

Tatiana Streun scored 18 points for Portland State, and Whitworth struggled to find its shooting touch in a 75-58 loss to the Vikings in a Big Sky Conference women’s basketball …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 4, 2020

Jacob Davison helps Eastern Washington hold off Portland State 71-69

Jacob Davison knew just one approach when he rallied Eastern Washington to a victory on Saturday. Attack, attack, attack.


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 3, 2020

Former Eastern Washington standout running back Taiwan Jones embraces special teams role with Houston Texans

The former Eastern Washington running back was fast, slippery and a big reason the Eagles turned the corner in 2010 when they won their first national title.


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 30, 2019

Area college basketball: Gina Marxen leads Idaho women past Weber State; NIC men win in Arizona

Gina Marxen scored 23 points, including six 3-pointers, and Idaho pulled away late to beat Weber State 70-50 Monday in Moscow, Idaho.


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 30, 2019

Chier Maker leads Idaho State past Eastern Washington 75-69

Chier Maker scored a career-high 24 points, and Tarik Cool added 22 as Idaho State beat Eastern Washington 75-69 on Monday night.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 28, 2019

Former Eastern Washington standout, 49ers receiver Kendrick Bourne excited for ‘home game’ against Seahawks

There was a time when San Francisco 49ers receiver Kendrick Bourne’s hair color matched the blazing red turf of Roos Field.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 28, 2019

Kim Aiken Jr. leads Eastern Washington over Weber State 79-77 in Big Sky opener

Ellis Magnuson added 12 points, six rebounds and seven assists for the Eagles, who led 41-32 at halftime and by as many as 16 in the second half.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 27, 2019

After successful nonconference run, Eastern Washington ready for Big Sky

EWU went 7-4 during its nonconference slate, the Eagles’ second-best start since they earned NCAA Division I status 36 years ago.


UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 22, 2019

Gonzaga rewind: Ryan Woolridge makes long-distance connection against sagging defenses

Opponents are emptying the defensive playbook at Gonzaga, trying to deal with the Zags’ size, balance, transition game and ability to get to the free-throw line. Eastern Washington head coach …


John Blanchette: Gonzaga not chicken when it comes to taking its spot atop the college basketball podium

“Welcome to your worst nightmare Gonzaga: the #1 ranking,” came the blast over Twitter. From Buffalo bloody Wild Wings.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 21, 2019

Eastern Washington flummoxed by Gonzaga’s size, athleticism

It took Gonzaga little time to exhibit the difference between the nation’s soon-to-be No. 1 and a Big Sky Conference favorite.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 21, 2019

Analysis: Gonzaga avoids trap, roughs up Eastern Washington inside and outside in 112-77 rout

The second-ranked Bulldogs – who appear bound for No. 1 when the AP poll is released Monday – put up 64 first-half points and coasted to a 112-77 victory Saturday …


Women’s college basketball: Washington State stumbles in 74-67 loss at Miami tournament

Washington State couldn’t protect a lead in the second half of a 74-68 loss to Miami at the Miami Holiday Classic women’s basketball tournament on Saturday


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 21, 2019

TV Take: Gonzaga’s offensive, defensive game plans executed to perfection against high-scoring Eastern Washington

Gonzaga came into Saturday afternoon’s neighborly showdown with Eastern Washington with a chance to ascend into the No. 1 spot in the national polls.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 21, 2019

Gonzaga-Eastern Washington: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ victory over the Eagles

Offensive MVP, defensive MVP and key moment from Gonzaga’s win over Eastern Washington at the McCarthey Athletic Center in Spokane.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 21, 2019

Recap and highlights: No. 2 Gonzaga cruises past Eastern Washington

Filip Petrusev had 24 points and nine rebounds and the Bulldogs made quick work of the Eagles on Saturday in the Kennel.


Gonzaga looking out for No. 1 entering EWU contest

Gonzaga could be the next program to enter the revolving door of AP No. 1-ranked teams in college basketball


Area roundup: Borislava Hristova leads Washington State women to tournament victory

Borislava Hristova scored a game-high 21 points and grabbed eight rebounds as Washington State defeated Southern 69-54 Friday in the Miami Holiday Classic in Coral Gables, Fla. Chanelle Molina added …


Eastern Washington coach Shantay Legans says facing No. 2 Gonzaga will be like ‘playing NBA 2K on expert mode’

EWU, which trails the all-time series 34-5 and hasn’t beaten the Bulldogs since 1990, hasn’t faced their national power neighbor since 2011.