Stories tagged: shantay legans
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 20, 2019
The Gonzaga Bulldogs could use a break after a difficult three-week stretch that rivals any the program has faced in the last two decades. They’re not getting one, at least …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 3, 2019
The 23rd-ranked Washington Huskies (6-1) have more than enough talent to give Eastern Washington (4-2) problems.
Fri., Nov. 8, 2019
If third-year Eastern Washington coach Shantay Legans can get the Big Sky Conference preseason favorite to the next NCAA Tournament, he’ll have done it faster than any previous Eagles head …
Thu., Oct. 31, 2019
Eastern Washington men: Eagles enter season with sky-high hopes after being favored to win conference title
Coaches around the Big Sky Conference believe experienced, talent-stocked Eastern Washington has the means to clear a hurdle that’s tripped the Eagles the last two seasons: The Big Sky Tournament …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 1, 2019
Third-year Eastern Washington men’s basketball coach Shantay Legans is faced with the highest expectations of his young career.
UPDATED: Tue., June 4, 2019
After a season plagued with injuries, Eastern Washington men’s basketball coach Shantay Legans tears Achilles
Eastern Washington men’s basketball coach Shantay Legans can finally empathize with anyone who’s torn their Achilles tendon.
Thu., April 18, 2019
Proposal to slow graduate transfer market could affect Gonzaga basketball, Washington State football
A proposal that aims to slow the graduate transfer market could be a mixed bag for local college football and men’s basketball programs.
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019
Eastern Washington coach Shantay Legans rounded out his six-man, Northwest-heavy recruiting class Wednesday.
UPDATED: Mon., March 4, 2019
Before Eastern Washington women’s basketball coach Wendy Schuller could process one of the strangest, most frustrating endings to a game in her lengthy career, Shantay Legans took to Twitter.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 31, 2019
Since Tyler Kidd was plugged into the starting lineup in a 78-71 upset of Big Sky Conference favorite Montana three weeks ago, the young, guard-heavy Eagles (6-13 overall, 4-4 Big …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 10, 2019
Saddled with foul woes, too many turnovers and an early deficit, EWU dramatically reversed course and roared back to secure a 78-71 victory over Montana in a Big Sky Conference …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019
The last time Eastern Washington faced rival Montana, the Eagles were denied an NCAA Tournament berth.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 5, 2018
As a player, second-year Eastern Washington head coach Shantay Legans often locked up with the nation’s premier basketball institutions. Legans has never crossed paths with longtime power Syracuse, though. That …
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018
When EWU begins its 2018-19 campaign Nov. 6 at national power Syracuse, the Eagles will have four returning starters who averaged less than double figures.
Mon., July 30, 2018
It will be a season full of challenges for the Eastern Washington University men’s basketball team when the Eagles embark upon their 2018-19 nonconference schedule. The schedule, announced Monday, has …
UPDATED: Wed., June 20, 2018
Bogdan Bliznyuk, the Big Sky Conference’s all-time leading scorer, will likely know his first professional destination following today’s NBA Draft. The 6-foot-6 guard is projected to go either undrafted or …
UPDATED: Sat., June 16, 2018
Five years ago, Sir Washington somehow made it through high school, despite every obstacle life placed in his way. Two years later, he overcame injury and was on the court …
UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018
Eastern Washington has added a high-scoring guard from Southern California, coach Shantay Legans announced Tuesday.
Sat., May 12, 2018
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: Thu., May 10, 2018
Eastern Washington has added some size in the frontcourt with the signing of Savannah State transfer Ralueke Orizu, coach Shantay Legans announced Thursday.
Wed., April 25, 2018
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: Wed., March 21, 2018
After successful season, Eastern Washington basketball coach Shantay Legans ready to roll into next year
With the season over, you’d think Eastern Washington basketball coach Shantay Legans could relax. Not so fast – his wife Tatjana is due soon with their second child.
UPDATED: Sun., March 11, 2018
While stepping through the wreckage, Eastern Washington was already picking up the pieces Saturday night.
UPDATED: Sat., March 10, 2018
The Big Sky Conference’s automatic bid belongs to Montana. The Grizzlies rallied from an 11-point halftime deficit to defeat Eastern Washington 82-65 on Saturday night in the championship game of …
UPDATED: Fri., March 9, 2018
Bogdan Bliznyuk becomes Big Sky’s all-time leading scorer while leading Eastern Washington to title game
By the end of the night, every basketball fan in the Big Sky Conference had to wonder: How much more history can Bogdan Bliznyuk and Eastern Washington make in one …
UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018
On a day when the favorites played down to the level of the competition, the Eastern Washington Eagles elevated their game to new heights Thursday night.
UPDATED: Wed., March 7, 2018
Either way, Bogdan Bliznyuk is the surest thing in the Big Sky Conference, the basketball version of another lightly recruited Eagle by the name of Cooper Kupp.
UPDATED: Wed., March 7, 2018
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
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
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 …