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His Blood Is Worth Bottling

His Blood Is Worth Bottling

March 9, 2017

In his final year with the team, senior Felix Von Hofe has become the winningest player in EWU’s NCAA Division I history, earning 80 wins during his time...

Basketball recurits locals, transfers

Basketball recurits locals, transfers

April 22, 2015

Fresh off the Big Sky Title, the EWU men’s basketball program has already lost seven players: Tyler Harvey to pursue the NBA, three seniors, two letter...

Harvey leaving EWU for the 2015 NBA draft

Harvey leaving EWU for the 2015 NBA draft

April 8, 2015

The nation’s leading scorer has taken his last shot at Reese Court. EWU junior guard Tyler Harvey announced April 1  he would be forgoing his senior...

Late rally not enough, (13) Eagles fall to (4) Hoyas

Late rally not enough, (13) Eagles fall to (4) Hoyas

March 22, 2015

The music stops and the dancing comes to an end for the Eastern Washington Eagles men’s basketball team. EWU’s season came to an end after an 84-74...

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 advances to first NCAA Tournament since 2004

EWU advances to first NCAA Tournament since 2004

March 15, 2015

It was looking grim. Everything the Eastern’s men’s basketball team had worked for in the offseason and in 33 grueling games during the season was...

Men’s basketball sweeps Montana schools

Men’s basketball sweeps Montana schools

February 11, 2015

The EWU men’s basketball team competed against Montana and Montana State on the road on Feb. 5 and 7. Eastern’s first test on their quick, two-game...

EWU rallies to beat Idaho at home

By Brandon Cline, Staff Writer

February 6, 2015

Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Down 13 points to the University of Idaho with 7:31 remaining and the nation’s leading scorer lost to the bench due to injury, no one would have faulted the EWU men’s basketball team if they packed it in early — the cards just were not in their favor on Jan. 31. But EWU rallied late to take down Idaho, 98-95, in overtime. Through the first 32:29 of the game, EWU shot...

Men’s basketball snap undefeated conference record

Men’s basketball snap undefeated conference record

January 22, 2015

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...

EWU men’s basketball makes history

EWU men’s basketball makes history

December 3, 2014

EWU men’s basketball is soaring high with their best start in 38 years. Seven games into the season, the Eagles have started 5-0 at home and split...

Eagles defeat Indiana, first ever win against Big Ten

Eagles defeat Indiana, first ever win against Big Ten

November 26, 2014

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...

Men’s basketball defeats Texas Southern and Utah Valley

Men’s basketball defeats Texas Southern and Utah Valley

November 18, 2014

The EWU men’s basketball team hosted Texas Southern University and Utah Valley University on Nov. 14 and 17 in the first two home games of the regular...

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