Stories tagged: ewu basketball
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 5, 2019
A small, obscure NAIA or NCAA Division III foe is annually included in the tune-up portion of Eastern Washington’s schedule.
Thu., Oct. 31, 2019
Eastern Washington men: Eagles enter season with sky-high hopes after being favored to win conference title
Coaches around the Big Sky Conference believe experienced, talent-stocked Eastern Washington has the means to clear a hurdle that’s tripped the Eagles the last two seasons: The Big Sky Tournament …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 17, 2019
Big Sky basketball: Coaches pick Eastern Washington men to win conference title; Idaho women second in polls
After reaching back-to-back Big Sky Conference Tournament championship games and returning the bulk of its talent, EWU was picked first in the coaches poll on Thursday.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019
Eastern Washington’s Mason Peatling, Jacob Davison named to preseason All-Big Sky team; Idaho’s Gina Marxen also honored
One Big Sky Conference men’s basketball team had multiple players selected to the league’s preseason all-conference roster: Eastern Washington.
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: Tue., Oct. 1, 2019
Third-year Eastern Washington men’s basketball coach Shantay Legans is faced with the highest expectations of his young career.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 7, 2019
In Shantay Legans’ two seasons as Eastern Washington’s men’s basketball coach, he’s twice led the Eagles to the Big Sky Conference tournament title game.
UPDATED: Tue., July 9, 2019
Former Eastern Washington standout Tyler Harvey has taken a winding path back to the NBA Summer League
Tyler Harvey didn’t envision it this way, his basketball career trudging through Pennsylvania, France, Italy and Tennessee.
UPDATED: Tue., June 4, 2019
After a season plagued with injuries, Eastern Washington men’s basketball coach Shantay Legans tears Achilles
Eastern Washington men’s basketball coach Shantay Legans can finally empathize with anyone who’s torn their Achilles tendon.
UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019
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
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
Eastern Washington coach Shantay Legans rounded out his six-man, Northwest-heavy recruiting class Wednesday.
Sat., April 6, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
Don’t tell Mason Peatling that Eastern Washington relies solely on its long-range shooting.
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019
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
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
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
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
Weber State goes for the season sweep over Eastern Washington after winning the previous matchup in Cheney.
UPDATED: Thu., March 7, 2019
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
Eastern Washington goes for the season sweep over Idaho State after winning the previous matchup in Cheney.
UPDATED: Mon., March 4, 2019
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
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
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
Eastern Washington looks for its fourth straight win over Portland State at Reese Court
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2019
Shantay Legans couldn’t remember the last time Eastern Washington shot this poorly in Cheney.