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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

  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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

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 splits pair of Big Sky home games

Women’s basketball splits pair of Big Sky home games

January 22

After starting the Big Sky conference season 3-0, EWU’s women’s basketball team headed into Martin Luther King Jr. weekend with home matchups against...

Women’s basketball loses players to Hawaii

Women’s basketball loses players to Hawaii

May 23

By Peter Sowards SENIOR REPORTER   packerfan4life@gmail.com Morganne Comstock’s happiness and passion for the game of basketball have waned since the sudden passing of her best friend six years ...

Eagle women cap off season with playoff run

Eagle women cap off season with playoff run

April 4

By Peter Sowards SENIOR REPORTER packerfan4life@gmail.com A successful season for the Eagles culminated with two hard-fought battles against stubborn opponents in postseason ...

Ojeda carries Eagles on Senior Night

Ojeda carries Eagles on Senior Night

March 9

By Peter Sowards SENIOR REPORTER packerfan4life@gmail.com Senior Carrie Ojeda made sure Senior Night went as planned for the Eagles. Ojeda scored a ca...

Nelson’s career-best 24 points lift Eagles

Nelson’s career-best 24 points lift Eagles

March 7

By Peter Sowards SENIOR REPORTER packerfan4life@gmail.com Thursday's match up against Idaho State saw 58 combined free throws, 44 personal fouls, six ties, seven lead...

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