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UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 5, 2017

Changes abound for new season of Eastern Washington men’s basketball

The youth movement is under way at Reese Court.

Big Sky Conference basketball tournament counting on central location in Boise

The Big Sky Conference announced on Monday that it will move its men’s and women’s basketball tournaments to CenturyLink Arena in Boise.

Big Sky Conference takes basketball tournaments from Reno to Boise

The Road to Reno has reached a dead end for the Big Sky Conference.

UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 28, 2017

Eastern Washington basketball will hit the road early and often this season

The Eastern Washington basketball team will earn most of its nonconference wins the hard way this season – on the road.

UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017

Former Eastern Washington star Jacob Wiley signs two-way contract with Brooklyn Nets

Thanks partly to the NBA’s introduction of a new salary wrinkle, former Eastern Washington star Jacob Wiley will make a decent living this year playing the game he loves.

Eastern Washington lands hoops transfer Steven Beo out of BYU

Former Richland High basketball star Steven Beo, who appeared in 31 games for BYU last season, confirmed his intent to enroll at EWU, according to a press release.

UPDATED: Fri., June 23, 2017

Eastern Washington star Jacob Wiley agrees to sign with Brooklyn Nets

He didn’t get drafted, but Jacob Wiley’s trip to New York this week turned out just fine.

UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017

Hire of Bobby Suarez completes Eastern Washington basketball staff

Eastern Washington’s basketball staff is complete with the hiring of assistant Bobby Suarez, coach Shantay Legans announced Tuesday.

Former Eastern Washington basketball star Austin McBroom is a YouTube sensation

The last time we saw Austin McBroom in person, he was knocking down shots for Eastern Washington in front of 2,000 fans at Reese Court and pondering a professional basketball …

UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017

Former EWU star Adris DeLeon returns to Cheney for graduation

Before he became a streetball hero and played basketball on three continents, Adris DeLeon was an Eastern Washington Eagle.

Eastern Washington men’s basketball hopes Benas Griciunas continues trend

After finding runaway success with graduate transfers the past two seasons, Eastern Washington basketball is hoping for a trifecta with Benas Griciunas.

Eastern Washington starts new basketball head coach Shantay Legans at $130,000 annual salary

New Eastern Washington basketball coach Shantay Legans will earn a base salary of $130,000 in his first season.

UPDATED: Mon., April 24, 2017

Eastern Washington signs 6-foot-8 forward from California

New Eastern Washington basketball coach Shantay Legans has signed his first recruit

UPDATED: Mon., April 24, 2017

Former Eastern Washington star Jacob Wiley making an impression with NBA scouts

The basketball season is over, but life has moved with fastbreak speed this month for former Eastern Washington star Jacob Wiley.

Shantay Legans finds basketball success at Eastern Washington with hard work, winning personality

Shantay Legans had accepted the inevitable back in the spring of 2011: He was out of a job. Now he’s the head coach at Eastern Washington

UPDATED: Thu., April 13, 2017

New generation of Eastern Washington receivers looks to silence the doubters

At Eastern Washington, they’re asking how the Eagles will replace the most productive trio of wide receivers in school history.

EWU’s Wiley adds All-American honorable mention to his awards

This week’s honorable mention All-America selection puts Jacob Wiley among the greats of Eastern Washington basketball.

UPDATED: Tue., March 14, 2017

Eastern Washington hits the road for CBI game at Wyoming

Felix Von Hofe was born and raised in Australia, but thanks to the game of basketball, he’s seen most of America.

Big Sky, Reno optimistic about future tournaments

The Big Sky Conference believes it’s on a winning streak in the Biggest Little City on the World.

UPDATED: Thu., March 9, 2017

Eastern Washington advances to Big Sky semifinals with win over Sacramento State

How strange was this scene – and how reassuring for Eastern Washington basketball fans.

UPDATED: Wed., March 8, 2017

Eastern Washington hopes for better shooting in Big Sky quarterfinals

Eastern Washington is looking for a few answers from its shooters.

UPDATED: Wed., March 8, 2017

Eastern Washington’s Jim Hayford falls short for Big Sky coach of the year

Nothing like a makeup call to liven up the Big Sky Conference basketball tournament.

UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017

Eastern Washington’s Jacob Wiley is Big Sky MVP

Three months ago, the rest of the Big Sky Conference didn’t know what to expect from Jacob Wiley.

UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017

Big Sky tournament looks wide open

This week’s Big Sky Conference tournament promises to be a wide-open affair, partly because no team has managed to distance itself from the pack.

UPDATED: Wed., March 1, 2017

Eastern Washington men hit the road with Big Sky championship hopes

If all goes well, this will be the best road trip in Eastern Washington basketball history.

Eastern Washington women move into position for top-four finish in Big Sky

There’s nothing like winning two games on the road to boost your confidence.

Big Sky expects bigger, better experience next week in Reno

So, Eastern Washington basketball fans, still not sure about tripping to Reno, Nevada, for the Big Sky Conference basketball tournament?

Eastern Washington aims to honor seniors, beat Idaho State

For Felix Von Hofe, the finality of Senior Day didn’t sink in until it was almost too late.

Eastern Washington men defeat Weber State to move into tie for second place in Big Sky

This was a win worth savoring, and Jim Hayford didn’t hold back.

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 16, 2017

Eastern Washington hosts Idaho in high-stakes game

Eastern Washington and Idaho barely knew each other on the basketball court until the Vandals rejoined the Big Sky Conference two years ago.