Stories tagged: EWU basketball
UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019, 8:29 p.m.
Before dominating in the NBA, ‘unguardable’ Damian Lillard was a nightmare matchup for Eastern Washington
Damian Lillard played six games against Eastern Washington in his four-year career at Weber State. The Wildcats won all six matchups.
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: Wed., April 17, 2019, 9:58 p.m.
Eastern Washington coach Shantay Legans rounded out his six-man, Northwest-heavy recruiting class Wednesday.
Sat., April 6, 2019, 6:42 p.m.
Former Eastern Washington standout Jesse Hunt helps Big Sky advance to Sweet 16 of 3X3U National Championship
Despite going 1-2 in pool play, the four-man team representing the Big Sky will face the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference in Sunday’s knockout round.
UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019, 9:38 p.m.
Ex-Eastern Washington standout Jesse Hunt teams up with Big Sky rivals at 3X3U National Championship in Minneapolis
The winner of the 3-on-3 tournament gets a $100,000 grand prize. Each tournament win nets a team $1,000.
UPDATED: Wed., March 20, 2019, 7:02 p.m.
Eastern Washington basketball: Up-and-down seasons ended strongly for young, talented men’s, women’s teams
The Eagles’ deep tournament runs in Boise last week – the first time both programs played in the Big Sky championship game in the same season – didn’t equate to …
UPDATED: Sat., March 16, 2019, 11:26 p.m.
Sayeed Pridgett scored 18 points and Montana overcame a 12-point deficit to beat Eastern Washington 68-62 for its second straight Big Sky Tournament title and NCAA bid. Donaven Dorsey and …
UPDATED: Fri., March 15, 2019, 11:16 p.m.
Big Sky Tournament: Eastern Washington cruises past Southern Utah, earns championship rematch with rival Montana
Eastern Washington got what it wanted Friday, and its 77-61 dispatching of Southern Utah in the Big Sky Tournament semifinals was only part of the equation.
UPDATED: Thu., March 14, 2019, 10:55 p.m.
Don’t tell Mason Peatling that Eastern Washington relies solely on its long-range shooting.
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 5:52 p.m.
EWU (14-17) begins tournament play Thursday, facing the winner of Wednesday’s first-round game between sixth-seeded Montana State (14-16) and No. 11 seed Idaho (6-25).
Tue., March 12, 2019, 2:57 p.m.
Jesse Hunt averaged 14.6 points, 8.9 rebounds and 3.3 assists during the regular season for EWU, the No. 3 seed in this week’s Big Sky Conference Tournament in Boise.
UPDATED: Sat., March 9, 2019, 9:37 p.m.
Mason Peatling had 23 points and Jesse Hunt added 22 with 12 rebounds as Eastern Washington held off Weber State.
UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019, 10:34 p.m.
Since then, EWU has returned to the Big Dance once (2015). It came close a year ago, falling to rival Montana in the Big Sky Conference tournament championship.
UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019, 4:37 p.m.
Weber State goes for the season sweep over Eastern Washington after winning the previous matchup in Cheney.
UPDATED: Thu., March 7, 2019, 10 p.m.
Cody Benzel scored a career-high 30 points and Jesse Hunt scored 14 with 16 rebounds and Eastern Washington pulled away from Idaho State in the second half for a 91-62 …
UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019, 8:56 p.m.
Eastern Washington goes for the season sweep over Idaho State after winning the previous matchup in Cheney.
UPDATED: Mon., March 4, 2019, 10:10 p.m.
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: Sat., March 2, 2019, 10:02 p.m.
Kim Aiken Jr. drained a 3-pointer from the corner at the buzzer to give Eastern Washington a 68-66 win over Portland State on Saturday. Aiken finished with 19 points to …
UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 8:55 p.m.
Jesse Hunt’s Australian accent is noticeable, but not as thick as it was a decade ago when his basketball-centric family moved to California.
UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 4:49 p.m.
Eastern Washington looks for its fourth straight win over Portland State at Reese Court
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 10:47 p.m.
Shantay Legans couldn’t remember the last time Eastern Washington shot this poorly in Cheney.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 27, 2019, 9:24 p.m.
Eastern Washington-Sacramento State preview: Eagles look to make it 10 straight wins over the Hornets
Eastern Washington looks for its 10th straight win in the head-to-head series over Sacramento State
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 23, 2019, 4:36 p.m.
Tyler Kidd scored 19 points as Eastern Washington got past Northern Arizona 86-73. Jesse Hunt and Ty Gibson added 16 points each for the Eagles.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019, 4:36 p.m.
Northern Arizona seeks revenge on Eastern Washington after dropping the first matchup in Cheney.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 8:56 p.m.
Dre Marin had a career-high 20 points as Southern Utah defeated Eastern Washington 76-62 on Thursday night.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:25 p.m.
For all of his hoops-related praise, EWU’s Jacob Davison is just as proud to be among the 4 percent of Boy Scout members to earn the 109-year-old organization’s highest rank …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:25 p.m.
When last-place Idaho (4-20, 1-12 Big Sky) visit Eastern Washington (9-15, 7-6) Monday at Reese Court, EWU the Eagles will be shooting for their seventh straight win in Cheney as …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 16, 2019, 8:49 p.m.
The Eagles needed an extra session Saturday to dispatch second-place Northern Colorado 88-78 at Reese Court, an overtime win fueled by a quartet of double-digit scorers and a key steal …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 6:31 p.m.
Heart of the Hustle: Former Eastern Washington standout Tyler Harvey makes the most of his time in NBA G-League
On Feb. 2, Tyler Harvey scored 58 points for the NBA G-League’s Memphis Hustle at Iowa.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 9, 2019, 11:18 p.m.
Michael Oguine sank the second of two free throws in the closing seconds to give Montana a 75-74 edge over Eastern Washington.