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Senior guard Ellis Magnuson is the EWU record holder in career games played and is third in school history in career assists.

Both Eagles Basketball Teams Dominant in 2024

By Nic Cunningham, Reporter April 11, 2024

For the first time in Eastern Washington University history, both the men’s and women’s basketball teams claimed their respective regular season conference championships. It is only the third time...

The Eastern Washington Men’s basketball team huddles in preparation for a game against Idaho on February 10.

Washington State Cougars add former EWU basketball coach David Riley

By Nic Cunningham, Reporter April 10, 2024

On April 3, it was announced by EWU Athletics that Eastern Washington men’s basketball coach David Riley had taken the head coaching position at Washington State University and stepped down from his...

In just her third year with the program, EWU women’s basketball head coach Joddie Gleason led the Eagles to their first-ever tournament championship and second-ever NCAA tournament appearance.

Eagles earn program’s first Big Sky Tournament Championship

By Nic Cunningham, Reporter March 22, 2024

The Eastern Washington University women’s basketball team beat Northern Arizona University 73-64 on March 13 in a tightly contested game to become Big Sky Tournament champions for the first time in program...

Junior guard Jaleesa Lawrence drives to the rim on Feb. 24 against Northern Colorado. Lawrence scored 15 points to help lead the Eagles past Weber State in the first round of the Big Sky Conference Tournament on March 10

Mixed bag for EWU basketball in conference tournament

By Nic Cunningham, Reporter March 11, 2024

In the first round of the Big Sky Conference Tournament, both Eastern Washington University basketball teams entered as the top seed, making them the expected favorites to win the whole tournament. However,...

Redshirt freshman forward LeJuan Watts had a career-high 21 points, with many coming at the perfect time for the Eagles.

A career-high performance powers Eagles to overtime victory

By Nic Cunningham, Reporter March 6, 2024

Two days after clinching the Big Sky regular season title on Feb. 29, the Eastern Washington University men’s basketball team brought their winning streak to three games by defeating the Montana State...

EWU Women’s Basketball players Aaliyah Alexander (25) and Jamie Loera (15) playing against University of Idaho in Reece Court.

Eastern Washington University’s women’s basketball shatters records, engages community off court

By Cannon Barnett, News Editor March 6, 2024

Aaliyah Alexander and Jamie Loera may have grown up in different cities, but both shared the formative experience of watching their parents and older sisters play basketball throughout their whole childhood.  A...

Eastern Washington Women’s Tennis coach Dustin Hinson speaks to the team ahead of their match against Montana State University on Saturday, Feb. 23.

EWU Women’s Tennis Battles in Two Closely Contested Matches

By Nic Cunningham, Reporter March 6, 2024

Last weekend, the Eastern Washington women’s tennis team split their matches 1-1. On Feb. 24, EWU beat Montana State 4-3 before losing 3-4 to Gonzaga on Feb. 25. Against the Bobcats, Eastern Washington...

EWU knocked off at home by Weber State 90-84

EWU knocked off at home by Weber State 90-84

By C.J. Luce, Reporter February 27, 2024

This past Saturday Weber traveled to Cheney and knocked off Eastern giving the Eagles their second conference loss of the year. In the first half Weber outscored the Eagles by 44-33 giving the wildcats...

Get out the brooms: EWU basketball sweeps week

Get out the brooms: EWU basketball sweeps week

By Nic Cunningham, Reporter February 13, 2024

The Eastern Washington University’s men’s and women’s basketball teams combined for a perfect 4-0 record last week. Both teams defeated Portland State on Monday, Feb. 5, and Idaho on Saturday, Feb....

#25 Aaliyah Alexander

Eagles survive up-and-down week

By Nic Cunningham, Reporter February 5, 2024

Both the men’s and women’s Eastern Washington University basketball teams went 1-1 this week. Each team lost to Montana State on Thursday, Feb. 1, before beating Montana on Saturday, Feb. 3. The men...

EWU men and women both first place to start conference play

EWU men and women both first place to start conference play

By Nic Cunningham, Reporter January 30, 2024

The Eastern Washington University men’s and women’s basketball teams have had a strong start to conference play, posting a combined 13-1 record so far this season. The men are 7-0, and the women are...

23 Players Join EWU Football Class of 2024

23 Players Join EWU Football Class of 2024

By Nic Cunningham, Reporter January 23, 2024

23 student-athletes committed to Eastern Washington University to play football during the NCAA National Letter of Intent Early Signing Period, which ran from Dec. 20 through Dec. 22nd. Included in...

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