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A Ticket to the Game

A Ticket to the Game

March 10

Five months, 31 games and 1,290 minutes of playing time later, the EWU men’s basketball team have finally arrived in Reno, Nevada for the Big Sky Co...

Men’s basketball perseveres to start season 1-1

Men’s basketball perseveres to start season 1-1

November 20

The men's basketball team started their season with a pair of games over the weekend. They lost their first game on the road, 106-88, against Mississippi...

Eagles beat Seattle University 76-70 in Wednesday matinee

By Brandon Cline, Sports Editor

November 18

Filed under Sports

In the first of two matchups with Seattle University this season, the Eagles made 15 of 34 three-pointers en route to a 76-70 win over the Redhawks at Reese Court on Nov. 18. It was an efficient day from forward Felix Von Hofe, who was 7 of 12 from the perimeter and finished the game with 25 points, leading all scorers on the afternoon. Von Hofe stuffed the stat sheet, chippin...

Men’s basketball success beams bright future for program

Men’s basketball success beams bright future for program

April 8

Harvey set lofty expectations for the 2014-2015 EWU men’s basketball team back in October, and it was with good reason. “Win the Big Sky and go...

Women’s basketball’s historic season ends in second round of WNIT

Women’s basketball’s historic season ends in second round of WNIT

April 1

A season in which the EWU women’s basketball team tied a school record with 21 wins and won its first postseason game came to an end on March 23 in the...

Women’s basketball finishes Big Sky play 12-6

Women’s basketball finishes Big Sky play 12-6

March 13

With Big Sky tournament positioning on the line, the EWU women’s basketball team closed out the regular season strong, winning their final two games...

Men’s basketball snap undefeated conference record

Men’s basketball snap undefeated conference record

January 22

Eastern Washington University men’s basketball team return to Reese Court for a three-game homestand after splitting their two-game road trip last week. The...

Eagles defeat Indiana, first ever win against Big Ten

Eagles defeat Indiana, first ever win against Big Ten

November 26

The Eastern Washington University men’s basketball team shocked the audience at Assembly Hall as they defeated Indiana University 88-86 on Nov. 24. Head...

Women’s basketball wins season opener

By Fetlew Gebreziabher, Online Sports Editor

November 17

Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

EWU women’s basketball survived their season opener on the road against Utah Valley Wolverines, 68-62, despite a slow start. The Eagles had four starters in double figures, led by senior forward Melissa Williams, who had 18 points and 12 rebounds, while shooting 53 percent from the field. "I thought [Williams] was fabulous. She set the tone defensively for us in the...

Hayford and Co. look to take important next step to improvement

Hayford and Co. look to take important next step to improvement

October 14

  The men’s basketball team started practice Oct. 1, beginning the road to March for a team that finished with a record of 10-21 (7-13 in the...

Eagle men lose season finale, finish ninth in Big Sky

Eagle men lose season finale, finish ninth in Big Sky

March 10

  The Eagles just could not muster up enough luck to get into the postseason. It was a week that required both wins by the Eagle men and luck...

Harvey provides fire off the bench

Harvey provides fire off the bench

February 27

  Down by 18 points with 7:35 left on the clock against Northern Arizona on Feb. 9, redshirt freshman guard Tyler Harvey stepped onto the court and ignited a t...

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