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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, 11:18 p.m.

Big Sky Tournament: Eastern Washington a win away from ending its 32-year NCAA Tournament drought

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.

Big Sky Tournament: Eastern Washington punches ticket to first championship game since 1988

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: Tue., March 12, 2019, 11:06 p.m.

Big Sky Tournament: Eastern Washington women upset Idaho State in overtime

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: Mon., March 11, 2019, 10:34 p.m.

Big Sky Tournament: Big fourth quarter lifts Eastern Washington women past Weber State

EWU (11-19) will face No. 3 seed Idaho State (20-9) in the quarterfinals Tuesday.


UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019, 10:24 p.m.

Eastern Washington guard Andie Easley has stayed the course throughout injury-riddled career

The fourth-year sophomore’s series of stress fractures in her left tibia is what’s made an otherwise enjoyable EWU experience rife with uncertainty.


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 14, 2019, 10:57 p.m.

Violet Kapri Morrow powers Eagles at Northern Colorado

Violet Kapri Morrow hit four of six 3-pointers, scored 29 points and grabbed a team-high eight reboundsThursday night, powering the Eastern Washington women past Northern Colorado 76-72 in a Big …


Area women’s basketball: Eastern Washington outpaced by Idaho State

Grace Kenyon scored 19 points and Idaho State cruised past Eastern Washington 63-48 in a Big Sky matchup in Pocatello, while Idaho topped Weber State 79-74 behind 26 points by …


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 8:25 p.m.

Uriah Howard, Violet Kapri Morrow lead Eastern Washington women past Eastern Oregon

Uriah Howard and Violet Kapri Morrow combined for 30 points and 13 rebounds and the Eastern Washington Eagles pulled away in the second half for a 66-45 victory over the …


EWU women’s basketball team wins exhibition game against Simon Fraser

Violet Kapri Morrow was 12-of-24 from the floor and scored 27 points while grabbing 12 rebounds to lead Eastern Washington women’s basketball team to a 72-66 exhibition victory over Simon …


UPDATED: Wed., June 6, 2018, 6:23 p.m.

Eastern Washington women’s basketball adds five players to roster

Eastern Washington women’s basketball coach Wendy Schuller has signed five new players, bringing this year’s recruiting class to eight.


UPDATED: Wed., April 25, 2018, 9:09 p.m.

Lynn Hickey introduced as new athletic director at Eastern Washington

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 …


Delaney Hodgins’ stellar career reaches end when Eastern Washington’s women lose to Portland State

This isn’t how it was supposed to end, this record-breaking season for Delaney Hodgins and Eastern Washington.


UPDATED: Tue., March 6, 2018, 6:35 p.m.

Eastern Washington women’s basketball brings motivation into Big Sky Tournament

If the Eastern Washington women didn’t have enough motivation, the Big Sky Conference provided them with more on Sunday.


UPDATED: Sun., March 4, 2018, 9:11 p.m.

EWU’s Hodgins, Idaho’s Ferenz are again All-Big Sky first-teamers

Eastern Washington senior forward Delaney Hodgins and Idaho junior guard Mikayla Ferenz were named to the All-Big Sky women’s basketball first team for the second straight season, it was announced …


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 9:49 p.m.

Eastern Washington men, women eye top-four finish in Big Sky standings

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 …


After record breaking week, Eastern Washington’s Delaney Hodgins named Big Sky Player of the Week

For the second time in three weeks, Eastern Washington University women’s basketball player Delaney Hodgins has earned the Big Sky Player of the Week nod.


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 5:31 p.m.

Eastern Washington’s Delaney Hodgins on brink of breaking program’s scoring record

Only a week ago, Bogdan Bliznyuk moved to the top of the EWU men’s career scoring list. Now Delaney Hodgins is just 15 points away from breaking the record set …


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 7:54 p.m.

Eastern Washington names former UTSA athletic director Lynn Hickey to interim AD role

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: Fri., Jan. 5, 2018, 11:30 p.m.

EWU president declines to comment on status of AD Bill Chaves

As her athletic director pursues a similar position elsewhere, Eastern Washington University president Mary Cullinan declined to comment Friday on Bill Chaves’ future status.


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 8:22 p.m.

Hebard leads No. 10 Oregon to 81-40 win over EWU

Ruthy Hebard scored 22 points, while not missing a shot, and Lexi Bando added 14 to lead No. 10 Oregon to an 81-40 victory over Eastern Washington on Tuesday night.


Delaney Hodgins leads Eastern Washington women into 2017-18 season

Delaney Hodgins appreciates the honor – Big Sky Conference coaches voted her the preseason MVP – but not the implications of her Eagles being picked for a seventh-place finish.


Eastern Washington women will host 14 basketball games this season

Eastern Washington women will host 14 basketball games this season


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 4:09 p.m.

Eastern Washington, Idaho to play men’s-women’s doubleheaders this season

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 …


EWU women’s basketball coach Wendy Schuller a full-time mom on two courts

Basketball season is in the rearview mirror, which makes Mother’s Day the perfect time for some positive reflection at the Schuller home in Cheney.


UPDATED: Wed., May 10, 2017, 4:39 p.m.

Eastern Washington shines in NCAA Academic Progress Report

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.


UPDATED: Thu., March 9, 2017, 7:06 p.m.

Eastern Washington women’s basketball ready for semifinal against top-seeded Montana State

The Eastern Washington women’s struggles on the court are yesterday’s news.


UPDATED: Wed., March 8, 2017, 6:18 p.m.

Eastern women knock off defending champ Idaho in Big Sky tournament

Eastern Washington’s Big Three became a quartet Wednesday, which made for a sweet performance.


UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017, 6:30 p.m.

Eastern, Idaho clash in Big Sky quarterfinals

Self-confidence could be the deciding factor in Wednesday’s Big Sky Conference women’s quarterfinal game between Eastern Washington and Idaho.


UPDATED: Sun., March 5, 2017, 10:56 p.m.

EWU’s Hodgins, Idaho’s Ferenz on All-Big Sky women’s basketball first team

Eastern Washington junior forward Delaney Hodgins, who led the Big Sky Conference scoring race for much of the season, is a first-team all-conference selection, the league announced Sunday. Hodgins, was …