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Jim Hayford leaves EWU to become head basketball coach at Seattle University

Jim Hayford leaves EWU to become head basketball coach at Seattle University

March 29, 2017

After a six-year stint as EWU men’s basketball head coach, Jim Hayford is heading to the west side of the state. Hayford, 49, has been hired as the men...

EWU promotes longtime assistant Shantay Legans as next head basketball coach

EWU promotes longtime assistant Shantay Legans as next head basketball coach

March 29, 2017

Just a few hours after the announcement of former EWU basketball coach Jim Hayford leaving to take over as head coach at Seattle University, EWU has ann...

Gallery: EWU mens basketball outlasts Portland State in 3 OT thriller, 130-124 (Feb. 4)

Gallery: EWU mens basketball outlasts Portland State in 3 OT thriller, 130-124 (Feb. 4)

February 5, 2017

  EWU defeated Portland State in a wild and historic 3 OT game. Forwards Bogdan Bliznyuk and Jake Wiley each scored 45 points, tying the school...

Eagles beat Seattle University 76-70 in Wednesday matinee

By Brandon Cline, Sports Editor

November 18, 2015

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...

EWU seeded 13 in the South region of NCAA tournament

EWU seeded 13 in the South region of NCAA tournament

March 15, 2015

For the first time since 2004, the Eastern Washington Eagles will be dancing in March. The 13 seeded Eagles will take on the 4 seeded Georgetown Hoyas...

EWU beats Southern Utah, falls to Northern Arizona

EWU beats Southern Utah, falls to Northern Arizona

February 27, 2015

The EWU men’s basketball team traveled south for Big Sky conference play, where they split a pair of Big Sky road games against Southern Utah University...

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