Stories tagged: EWU men's basketball
UPDATED: Sat., April 20, 2019, 8:39 p.m.
The EWU athletic department confirmed Saturday that the Eagles will face the Bulldogs at the McCarthey Athletic Center during the 2019-2020 season.
UPDATED: Sat., June 23, 2018, 8:28 p.m.
Former Eastern Washington guard Bogdan Bliznyuk has agreed to a NBA Summer League contract with the Los Angeles Clippers.
Sat., May 12, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Press Box Podcast: Eastern Washington basketball coach Shantay Legans discusses Bogdan Bliznyuk’s talents, comings and goings of his Eagles
On Friday, Shantay Legans joined host Larry Weir on The Spokesman-Review’s Press Box Podcast
UPDATED: Wed., April 25, 2018, 9:09 p.m.
Lynn Hickey’s improbable journey to Eastern Washington University began with a late-January phone call from the parking lot at a Dairy Queen in south Texas. On the other end was …
Wed., April 25, 2018, 5:38 p.m.
Eastern Washington’s Shantay Legans says mid-major upsets might become more rare with new college basketball reforms
Is March about to lose some of its Madness? Eastern Washington basketball coach Shantay Legans agrees with most of the recommendations made Wednesday by the Commission on College Basketball.
UPDATED: Tue., March 27, 2018, 4:06 p.m.
A remarkable season got even better Tuesday for Eastern Washington senior Bogdan Bliznyuk.
UPDATED: Wed., March 7, 2018, 5:11 p.m.
As Idaho and Eastern Washington step under the lights Thursday night, they can only hope their opponents don’t shoot them out.
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: Sat., March 3, 2018, 6:52 p.m.
Eastern Washington’s Bogdan Bliznyuk breaks NCAA single-season record for consecutive free-throw makes
With three minutes, 46 seconds left in Eastern Washington’s 85-68 win over Northern Arizona on Saturday afternoon, Bogdan Bliznyuk made two foul shots to set the Division I record for …
UPDATED: Sat., March 3, 2018, 7:08 p.m.
Saturday afternoon at Reese Court was all about saying bye to a trio of seniors, including career scoring leader Bogdan Bliznyuk, Sir Washington and Benas Griciunas. Then the Eagles went …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 9:03 p.m.
Another weekend, another milestone for Eastern Washington forward Bogdan Bliznyuk.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 9:49 p.m.
With four games left in the regular season, the Eastern Washington men and women have the same goal: a top-four finish in the final standings and first-round byes in the …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 10 p.m.
After Saturday’s win over Montana State, the topic at Eastern Washington’s postgame presser turned to free throws – especially Bogdan Bliznyuk’s knack for making a lot of them. Bliznyuk has …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 4:42 p.m.
Eastern Washington has lost two straight games for the first time since mid-November. With the Big Sky tournament less than three weeks away, a win over the league leaders would …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 6:21 p.m.
Eastern Washington’s motto this week: two for the road. For several reasons, the Eagles could use a sweep this weekend at Sacramento State and Portland State.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 27, 2018, 7:56 p.m.
There will be more games like this for Eastern Washington, with hard-nosed defense, multiple lead changes and clutch plays at the end. Saturday afternoon’s Big Sky Conference encounter with Northern …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 7:54 p.m.
Longtime athletics administrator Lynn Hickey will serve as interim athletic director at Eastern Washington University, president Mary Cullinan said in a release Friday morning.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 7:02 p.m.
Bogdan Bliznyuk is excited about becoming the leading career scorer in Eastern Washington history. He just doesn’t want to talk about it.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 5:09 p.m.
With Bogdan Bliznyuk coming up just short in his quest for the school’s career scoring record, the Eastern Washington University men’s basketball team came up just short of a road …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 5:18 p.m.
Last March, in the final game of the regular season, Eastern needed a win at last-place Northern Arizona to earn a share of the Big Sky Conference title. Instead, the …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 17, 2017, 10:04 p.m.
Six athletes got a welcome surprise at the EWU Men’s basketball game Sunday – an invitation to participate in the 2018 Special Olympics games in Seattle.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 4:34 p.m.
After a big win, Eastern Washington faces another tall task Friday night.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 5 p.m.
Hoping to reap more success in its own backyard, Eastern Washington has signed Seattle guard Elijah Jackson
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 5:03 p.m.
If you want to get a sneak peek at this year’s Eastern Washington basketball team, better make it to Reese Court on Friday afternoon
Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 6 a.m.
Eastern Washington basketball coach Shantay Legans is expecting great things next spring.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 4:10 p.m.
Eastern Washington University senior forward Bogdan Bliznyuk is one of six players on the All-Big Sky Conference preseason basketball team, the league announced Thursday.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 4:09 p.m.
The Eastern Washington-Idaho basketball rivalry just got bigger. The Eagles and Vandals will play a pair of men’s and women’s double-headers this winter, in Cheney on Jan. 12 and in …
Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 12:51 p.m.
A guy could do a lot worse than chase his dreams in the south of France. That’s where former Eastern Washington star Tyler Harvey finds himself after signing this week …
Thu., June 8, 2017, 4:59 p.m.
With the NBA Draft less than two weeks away, former Eastern Washington star Jacob Wiley is in overdrive.
UPDATED: Wed., May 10, 2017, 4:39 p.m.
With women’s basketball leading the way, all 12 intercollegiate teams at Eastern Washington surpassed the NCAA’s academic threshold for competing in the postseason.