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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: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018

Eastern Washington basketball seeks statement win against conference-leading Montana

Eastern Washington has lost two straight games for the first time since mid-November. With the Big Sky tournament less than three weeks away, a win over the league leaders would …

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 31, 2018

Eastern Washington men encounter opportunity for road sweep at perfect time

Eastern Washington’s motto this week: two for the road. For several reasons, the Eagles could use a sweep this weekend at Sacramento State and Portland State.

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 27, 2018

Hard-nosed Eastern Washington Eagles get it done in end, defeat Northern Colorado 67-65

There will be more games like this for Eastern Washington, with hard-nosed defense, multiple lead changes and clutch plays at the end. Saturday afternoon’s Big Sky Conference encounter with Northern …

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018

Bogdan Bliznyuk stands on brink of scoring mark with Eastern Washington home for two games

Bogdan Bliznyuk is excited about becoming the leading career scorer in Eastern Washington history. He just doesn’t want to talk about it.

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018

Twice the fun: Eastern Washington, Idaho meet in basketball doubleheader

The idea was so good, Wendy Schuller wondered why they hadn’t done it sooner.

Eastern Washington men exude confidence in improved Big Sky Conference

Eastern Washington took some lumps during the nonconference men’s basketball season. Now the Eagles hope to inflict a few on their Big Sky Conference brethren.

Eastern Washington men clamp down on NAIA Providence before holiday break

For Eastern Washington coach Shantay Legans, this really was the best of both worlds.

Eastern Washington men vow not to look past NAIA Providence

Eastern Washington men’s basketball coach Shantay Legans is taking nothing for granted.

UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 17, 2017

Bogdan Bliznyuk’s near triple-double leads Eastern Washington’s rout of CSUN

Bogdan Bliznyuk scored 16 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Eastern Washington returned home for the first time since Nov. 10 to snap a five-game losing streak with an 86-58 …

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 15, 2017

Eastern Washington men finally return home after rugged road schedule

After five weeks and 10 games on the road, Eastern Washington coach Shantay Legans tried his best to find some humor in the situation.

Former Eastern Washington basketball star Alvin Snow enjoys life as sports agent

Not that long ago, Alvin Snow helped make some basketball history at Eastern Washington.

Eastern Washington men focus on bouncing back after emotional defeat in Seattle

By now, the Eastern Washington men’s basketball players should be in the right state of mind.

UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 3, 2017

Hayford’s Redhawks beat EWU 84-65

Matej Kavas scored 26 points, Josh Hearlihy added 20 and Seattle defeated Eastern Washington 84-65 on Sunday.

Eastern Washington basketball re-energized ahead of game against Seattle, former coach

After six games and two weeks on the road, Bogdan Bliznyuk could be excused for feeling a bit fatigued.

Eastern Washington men roll to victory after 21-0 first-half run

Eastern Washington used outstanding defense Wednesday to go on a 21-0 first-half run and rout Eastern Kentucky 83-62 at the T-Mobile Arena as part of the fourth annual MGM Resorts …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 16, 2017

Fresh off big Stanford win, Eastern Washington takes on UNLV

After a big win, Eastern Washington faces another tall task Friday night.

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017

Eastern Washington revels - but not too much - in epic win at Stanford

The morning after one of the biggest wins in Eastern Washington basketball history, Shantay Legans was soaking it all in.

Eastern Washington men cruise to season-opening win over Walla Walla

That’s funny, the new-look Eastern Washington basketball team looks a lot like the old ones.

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 8, 2017

Eastern Washington faces Walla Walla in rare home nonconference game

If you want to get a sneak peek at this year’s Eastern Washington basketball team, better make it to Reese Court on Friday afternoon

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.

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.

Coaches Versus Cancer event on Friday at Arbor Crest

Eastern Washington basketball coach Shantay Legans won’t miss this year’s Coaches Versus Cancer Event, especially this year.

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.

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.

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., March 30, 2017

Shantay Legans introduced as new Eastern Washington men’s basketball coach

Shantay Legans got his dream job, but Eastern Washington athletic director Bill Chaves figures he’s the lucky one.