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Gallery: EWU women’s basketball falls to Idaho in WBI quarterfinals 74-67

Gallery: EWU women’s basketball falls to Idaho in WBI quarterfinals 74-67

March 20, 2017

  The Eagles hosted the Idaho Vandals on Monday night at Reese Court for a quarterfinal matchup in WBI. This home game marked the first-ever national...

EWU Women’s Basketball Fight to Secure First-round Bye in Big Sky Conference

By Brandon Cline, Sports Editor

March 2, 2017

Filed under Sports

With only two regular season conference games left on the schedule, the EWU women’s basketball team is painstakingly close to securing a coveted first-round bye in the Big Sky Conference (BSC) Tournament. The Eagles’ efforts to secure a bye were replenished this past weekend, with the team sweeping the Weber State Wildcats and the Idaho State Bengals on a roadtrip to ...

Women’s basketball falls short after three game winning streak

By Sam Cropper, for The Easterner

February 23, 2017

Filed under Carousel, Sports

The EWU women’s basketball team traveled to Moscow, Idaho on Feb. 18 to take on the Idaho Vandals in Big Sky Conference play. The Eagles came into the match on a three game regular season winning streak versus their BSC foe. Neither team found a rhythm offensively as both teams shot under 40 percent for the game. Idaho shot an even 40 percent, while Eastern shot 31.7 p...

Women’s Basketball Winning Games on Both theOffensive and Defensive Side of the Ball

By Riley Baker, Staff Reporter

January 20, 2017

Filed under Carousel, Sports

Over the weekend, EWU women’s basketball went 2-0 in a pair of home games against Idaho State University and Weber State University to improve to 4-1 in Big Sky Conference play. In the pair of games, the team showed that they have the ability to excel on all sides of the ball. In the first game against the Idaho State Bengals, EWU defeated ISU in a game full of solid defensive p...

EWU Women’s Basketball shows promising results in early season play

EWU Women’s Basketball shows promising results in early season play

January 12, 2017

The EWU women’s basketball team has only just begun Big Sky Conference play, but they are quickly proving that they are legitimate contenders for a con...

EWU basketball begins 2016-17 season

By Brandon Cline, Sports Editor

November 17, 2016

Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

Men's Basketball The EWU men’s basketball team opened up the 2016-17 season with a pair of drastically different games, beating the Division III Linfield Wildcats 70-47 at home and falling to the Big Ten’s Northwestern Wildcats 86-72 on the road. Senior Felix Von Hofe led the Eagles in scoring against Linfield, scoring 21 points while shooting 7-12 (58.3 percent) from ...

A Successful 2015-2016 season leaves Women’s basketball team hungry for more

A Successful 2015-2016 season leaves Women’s basketball team hungry for more

October 26, 2016

After putting together their second straight 20-win season last year, the EWU Women’s Basketball team was ranked fourth in the Big Sky Conference media...

Hodgins sisters, bonded by basketball

By Fetlew Gebreziabher, Online Sports Editor

May 3, 2015

Filed under Sports

Since they could remember, basketball has always been a part of the Hodgins household. While some were picking up barbies, Hayley and Delaney Hodgins were playing with basketballs. Junior guard Hayley Hodgins, who is the oldest of three, describes herself as the most competitive sister and said their passion for the game came from their family. Both of the Hodgins’ parents...

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