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UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 2, 2019

Former Eastern Washington basketball standout Austin McBroom has turned his attention from points to clicks with successful YouTube channel

Austin McBroom’s world is overflowing – with fame, fortune and lately a few hundred gallons of water.


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019

Mason Peatling, Eagles keep Vandals reeling

Eastern Washington forward Mason Peatling made one thing clear following the Eagles’ 82-57 rout of Idaho on Monday: He isn’t fond of the Vandals. “We’ve got a little bit of …


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 12, 2019

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: Mon., Feb. 4, 2019

Jacob Davison’s 41 points leads EWU over Northern Arizona

Jacob Davison scored a career-high 41 points Monday night in Eastern Washington’s 82-64 win over Northern Arizona, EWU’s fifth victory in six contests.


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 27, 2018

Washington’s 3-point shooting too much for Eastern Washington; Huskies win 83-59

Dominic Green hit seven 3-pointers and scored a career-high 25 points, David Crisp added 14 points and Washington cruised past Eastern Washington 83-59 on Tuesday night.


UPDATED: Sat., June 16, 2018

On the court or in the classroom, Eastern Washington’s Sir Washington has overcome all obstacles

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: Sat., June 16, 2018

Jim Allen: Covering Eastern Washington athletics offered plenty of memorable career moments

Perhaps it was the proverbial seven-year itch to do something different, or a chance to spend more weekends with my wife. Either way, I’m now the K-12 education reporter for …


UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018

Eastern Washington basketball adds high-scoring guard Mike Meadows

Eastern Washington has added a high-scoring guard from Southern California, coach Shantay Legans announced Tuesday.


UPDATED: Thu., May 3, 2018

Five-year deal with Eastern Washington will pay A.D. Lynn Hickey $179k annually

New Eastern Washington University athletic director Lynn Hickey will earn $178,566 annually during the course of a five-year contract signed last week. Hickey, who served as interim athletic director beginning …


Eastern Washington athletic director candidate Lynn Hickey talks funding, facilities, future in public forum

Lynn Hickey has a resume as big as Texas. For better than four decades, she’s coached big-time women’s basketball, helped lead the athletic department at one of the biggest schools …


Eastern Washington’s Bogdan Bliznyuk impresses in several pre-NBA Draft performances

Bogdan Bliznyuk is doing his best to follow in the footsteps of former Eastern Washington teammate Jake Wiley.


UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018

Eastern Washington basketball signs 6-foot-4 guard Austin Fadal to national letter

Austin Fadal can do a little of everything, and next year he’ll be doing it at Eastern Washington.


Eastern Washington interim AD Lynn Hickey praises department, keeps mum on future status

After six weeks on the job, Eastern Washington interim athletic director Lynn Hickey said she’s “very impressed” with the quality of people in her department.


Former Eastern Washington star Bogdan Bliznyuk plays well at college all-star game

Former Eastern Washington men’s basketball star Bogdan Bliznyuk is making the most of his opportunities.


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: Sat., March 10, 2018

Eastern Washington fades in second half as Montana wins Big Sky Tournament championship

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

Bogdan Bliznyuk powers Eastern Washington into Big Sky Tournament semifinals

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: Thu., March 1, 2018

Eastern Washington defeats Southern Utah, clinches first-round bye

Besides the obvious ones – the Eagles routed Southern Utah 74-51 in front of an appreciative crowd at Reese Court – they reinforced what coach Shantay Legans already knew: This …


Eastern Washington basketball has plenty to play for in final week of regular season

Besides the chance to build on a four-game winning streak, the Eagles have a chance to earn a first-round bye in next week’s Big Sky Conference tournament and send three …


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 26, 2018

Eastern Washington’s Bogdan Bliznyuk wins fourth Big Sky weekly award

Another weekend, another milestone for Eastern Washington forward Bogdan Bliznyuk.


Eastern Washington’s Bogdan Bliznyuk wins third Big Sky weekly award

Eastern Washington forward Bogdan Bliznyuk capped another big week with another weekly award Monday.


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 17, 2018

Eastern Washington defeats Montana State behind Bogdan Bliznyuk’s near triple-double

Eastern Washington was coming off its biggest win over the season, Thursday night over Big Sky Conference leader Montana. But if this were a trap game, the Eagles barely noticed. …


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 15, 2018

Eastern Washington hands Montana first loss of Big Sky season

Bogdan Bliznyuk scored 19 points with six rebounds and five assists and Eastern Washington ended Montana’s 13-game winning streak 74-65 on Thursday night.


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018

Sir Washington has made huge strides on, off the court for Eastern Washington basketball

Eastern Washington basketball coach Shantay Legans couldn’t believe his ears. The telephone call came last November from a proud mother who needed some tickets for a special event.


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 12, 2018

Eastern Washington seeks public comment this week on athletic director search

Eastern Washington University is hosting three public listening sessions this week as it begins the search for a new athletic director.


Bogdan Bliznyuk’s near-perfect night leads to 40 points, Eastern Washington victory

Bogdan Bliznyuk continued his climb up the Big Sky scoring ladder, pouring in 40 points on 15-of-18 shooting and Eastern Washington turned back Sacramento State in the second half for …


Eastern Washington’s Bogdan Bliznyuk named Big Sky Player of the Week

Records and honors are going hand-in-hand this week for Bogdan Bliznyuk


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 29, 2018

It’s been ‘quite a ride’ for Ex-Eastern Washington Eagles standout Jake Wiley

In the past year, Jake Wiley has learned much about basketball, life and himself. Most of all, he discovered that he loves peace and quiet – a rare commodity in …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 27, 2018

Before leaving, Bill Chaves reflects on positive times as Eastern Washington’s athletic director

For Bill Chaves, it’s never been about the trophies – even the one he passes several times a day outside his office.