Stories tagged: ewu basketball
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 16, 2020
Eastern Washington has hired an outside consultant to take a deep scope at the athletic department’s well-documented financial woes in an effort to develop solutions.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 17, 2020
It’s been five months since young, high-scoring Eastern Washington experienced the initial sting of a canceled NCAA Tournament.
UPDATED: Sun., July 19, 2020
Trying to pick the top 20 Eastern Washington athletes of the 2000s is about as hard as shedding a Samson Ebukam tackle or beating Kendrick Bourne in a foot race.
UPDATED: Thu., July 9, 2020
Quick TBT exit for The Money Team and Gonzaga’s Kyle Wiltjer, EWU’s Jacob Wiley and UI’s Jeff Ledbetter
The Money Team, which included players from Gonzaga, Eastern Washington and Idaho, committed costly mistakes down the stretch and made a quick exit from The Basketball Tournament (TBT).
UPDATED: Mon., July 6, 2020
A star in the Big Sky Conference and double-digit scorer in the NBA G-League, Tyler Harvey has played in front of sparse crowds.
UPDATED: Tue., June 30, 2020
One of the youngest coaching staffs in college basketball has put together one of the toughest nonconference schedules in the country.
UPDATED: Thu., June 25, 2020
As Eastern Washington faces major campuswide budget cuts due to a confluence of the coronavirus and declining enrollment that began years before the pandemic, its athletic department has been faced …
UPDATED: Sat., June 27, 2020
Perkins, former Zag Kyle Wiltjer, ex-Eastern Washington star Jacob Wiley and former Idaho Vandal Jeff Ledbetter are listed on TBT rosters. Wiltjer, Wiley and Ledbetter are playing for seventh-seeded The …
UPDATED: Mon., June 8, 2020
Bobby Suarez, an assistant at Eastern Washington for three seasons, has been selected by the National Association of Basketball Coaches to the Under Armour 30-Under-30 Team.
UPDATED: Fri., June 5, 2020
Washington State, Eastern Washington set for first basketball matchup since 2012; will play two more games in 2021, 2022
The regional foes will renew their series this season in a nonconference game at Spokane Arena, EWU coach Shantay Legans told Larry Weir in a Thursday edition of The Spokesman-Review’s …
UPDATED: Tue., May 26, 2020
In three seasons, Booker helped EWU to back-to-back Big Sky Tournament championship game appearances in 2018 and 2019, an outright Big Sky regular season title in 2020 before the conference …
UPDATED: Fri., May 22, 2020
The Big Sky’s women’s and men’s basketball teams will compete in a 16-game conference schedule during the 2020-21 season, the conference office announced Friday.
UPDATED: Wed., May 13, 2020
Eastern Washington’s Shantay Legans, Gonzaga’s Brian Michaelson, Washington State’s John Andrzejek make ESPN’s rising stars list
Eastern Washington head coach Shantay Legans is No. 11, Gonzaga assistant Brian Michaelson is No. 12 and Washington State’s John Andrzejek is No. 39.
UPDATED: Wed., April 15, 2020
Big Sky Conference champion Eastern Washington bolstered its already young and talented on roster Wednesday and Idaho added a talented junior college guard.
UPDATED: Sun., March 29, 2020
Since his days at Eastern Washington University between 2012 and 2016, Venky Jois has seen much of the world. But the 26-year-old admits there’s no place like the States, which …
UPDATED: Sat., March 21, 2020
Eastern Washington coaches and players haven’t been able to avoid the slew of mock NCAA Tournament brackets that recently hit the Internet.
UPDATED: Thu., March 12, 2020
‘The team is depressed, man’: Big Sky champion Eastern Washington reacts to cancellation of NCAA Tournament
There will be no Selection Sunday party at Reese Court, and no utterance of EWU by CBS broadcaster Greg Gumbel during a bracket reveal that annually captures the eyeballs of …
UPDATED: Thu., March 12, 2020
The Big Sky Conference canceled the remainder of its men’s women’s basketball tournaments at CenturyLink Arena today amid coronavirus concerns.
Wed., March 11, 2020
Big Sky Tournament: Eastern Washington freshman point guard Ellis Magnuson returns to Boise with title in sights
Before the Boise native committed to EWU last February, he was weighing preferred walk-on offers from Washington State and Boise State – as a wide receiver.
UPDATED: Tue., March 10, 2020
All-Big Sky Team: Eastern Washington’s Mason Peatling earns MVP honors, Shantay Legans named coach of the year
Big Sky Conference champion Eastern Washington earned a heap of honors on Tuesday
UPDATED: Mon., March 9, 2020
One of the best Big Sky Conference Tournament runs in Eastern Washington history was followed by one of its worst seasons.
UPDATED: Sun., March 8, 2020
Eastern Washington notebook: A day after his mother’s death, Shantay Legans clinched first Big Sky title as head coach
Legans’ mother, 70-year-old Susan Legans, died on Wednesday due to health complications in the family’s hometown of Santa Barbara, California.
UPDATED: Sat., March 7, 2020
Celebration in Cheney: Eastern Washington tops Weber State to claim outright Big Sky regular-season title
Eastern Washington’s three-pronged attack was one of the primary reasons it was expected to win the program’s fourth Big Sky Conference title, an October premonition by league coaches.
UPDATED: Fri., March 6, 2020
If EWU beats Weber State on Saturday in Cheney in the regular-season finale, it will wins the Big Sky Conference title outright and earn the No. 1 seed in the …
Thu., March 5, 2020
Eastern Washington handled last-place Idaho State 100-75 on Saturday at Reese Court, earning at least a share of the league crown.
UPDATED: Wed., March 4, 2020
If Eastern Washington can end its regular season with a home sweep of two of the Big Sky Conference’s bottom-tier teams, the Eagles will have clinched at least a share …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 29, 2020
Mason Peatling added 20 points for the Eagles. Peatling also had 11 rebounds and three blocks.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 28, 2020
Eastern Washington, currently in a three-way tie for first in the Big Sky Conference standings, was widely expected to be in this position.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 27, 2020
Mason Peatling had 17 points and nine rebounds as Eastern Washington got past Southern Utah 69-51 on Thursday night.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 22, 2020
Eastern Washington took care of the basketball and, as a result, took care of resurgent Northern Arizona.