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UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 10, 2019

Eastern Washington overcomes early struggles, surges past Montana for second Big Sky win

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 …

Portland State defeats Idaho State 63-49

PORTLAND – Lateef McMullan scored 20 points and Portland State opened Big Sky Conference men’s basketball play with a 63-49 win over Idaho State on Thursday night. McMullan was 7 …

Hayford builds foundation at Eastern

Jim Hayford likes to build things, and it shows.

Ferris grad Tinkle Big Sky men’s Coach of the Year

Men’s basketball: Montana’s Wayne Tinkle was named Monday the Big Sky Conference Coach of the Year, the first Grizzlies coach in 20 years so honored. Tinkle guided Montana to the …

Eastern impressed Montana at Big Sky semifinal

MISSOULA – Sometimes those old sports sayings are really true.

Eastern’s season ends with loss to Montana

MISSOULA — There’s no 2-minute warning in basketball, but the Montana Grizzlies heard it anyway.

Eastern men guarding against overconfidence

Eastern Washington has beaten Idaho State twice in the last week, which in terms of today’s Big Sky Conference quarterfinal game means exactly … nothing. If this were a normal …

EWU’s Colimon on All-Big Sky first team

A pair of Eastern Washington University men’s basketball players with a combined 23 performances with 20 points or more have been selected to the All-Big Sky Conference squad selected by …

EWU stops Bengals, claims tourney home game

Senior Night was so good, they’ll do it again Saturday afternoon.

EWU men win, secure postseason berth

POCATELLO – Tremayne Johnson scored five of his seven points on the night during the final 33 seconds, converting 5 of 6 free throws, to secure Eastern Washington’s 85-78 win …

EWU men win, secure postseason berth

POCATELLO— Tremayne Johnson scored five of his seven points on the night during the final 33 seconds, converting 5 of 6 free throws, to secure Eastern Washington’s 85-78 win over …

Blanchette: Hayford’s team stays on right side of wall

Really, who needs BracketBusters?

Eastern men overcome 17-point deficit

Parker Kelly knows he has the green light.

EWU’s Ederaine knows virtues of hard work, waiting

Childhood taught Cliff Ederaine the virtues of Patience.

Weber State’s Lillard lights up Eagles

OGDEN, Utah – NCAA scoring leader Damian Lillard scored 22 points and Bryon Fulton added a season-high 16 points off the bench as Weber State held off Eastern Washington for …

Montana defeats EWU before season-best crowd

A must-win game in January?

Chiverton sees Eastern teammates as family

His left foot is injured and his hands are encased by ice bags, but Collin Chiverton is in his comfort zone. Really.

Eagles fall on Odum’s jumper late in OT

In a game that came down to free throws, Eastern Washington didn’t make the most of its few chances Saturday night.

Chiverton’s hot shooting lead Eastern to win

Collin Chiverton scored 21 points and made six 3-point shots as Eastern Washington defeated Sacramento State 65-60 on Thursday night at Sacramento, Calif.

Eastern powers past Northern Arizona

Badly in need of a stress-reliever, Eastern Washington received a megadose of it in the second half of Saturday night’s Big Sky basketball game against Northern Arizona.

Weber State’s Lillard lights up Eastern

The winter quarter is three days away, but Eastern Washington coach Jim Hayford was already handing out some tough grades after the Eagles’ 76-69 loss to Weber State on Thursday …

Eagles men triumph in OT

Eastern Kirk Earlywine refused to disclose what it was that made him keep Laron Griffin on the bench throughout the first half of Eastern Washington’s Big Sky Conference opener against …

Big Sky field even as it gets

If it’s the unknown that draws fans to sporting events, the Big Sky Conference women’s basketball tournament is made to order. The difference between the six teams gathering in Cheney …

Griz bound for NCAA

OGDEN, Utah – Anthony Johnson scored 34 of his career-high 42 points in the second half, leading Montana back from a 22-point deficit and into the NCAA basketball tournament with …