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EWU junior guard Jacob Davison attacks the basket. Davison scored 26 points in EWU's 71-69 victory over PSU Saturday.

EWU basketball teams look forward to their seasons

October 28, 2020

EWU men’s and women’s basketball teams have begun practicing, and are both looking forward to the start of their seasons.  EWU women’s basketball lost two starters f...

Athletic director Lynn Hickey and senior associate athletics director for external affairs Devon Thomas sit in front of the board of trustees on Friday. The BOT approved Hickey's decision to postpone the Roos Field renovation proposal until another meeting in October. This meeting occurred in 2019.

A catch-up on EWU athletics

September 29, 2020

  Reese Court, Roose Field and the URC have been quiet, with EWU joining the majority of universities across the country to halt all athletics u...

Highs and lows from an eventful year of EWU athletics

Highs and lows from an eventful year of EWU athletics

June 8, 2020

The wildly eventful, usually unpredictable and never expected school year that has occurred around the country in 2019-20 extends to EWU athletics. In...

EWU head coach Wendy Schuller and her staff are retooling a young roster amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

EWU coaches adjust to pandemic-style recruiting: Part three of a three-part series

May 6, 2020

EWU coaches hoping to lure top-notch athletes to play in Cheney have had to get used to a lot of FaceTime calls and virtual campus tours while on the recru...

EWU head coach Shantay Legans gives instruction during EWU's 74-71 loss to Idaho Thursday. Legans was largely unhappy with EWU's effort in the game on February 14th, 2020.

EWU coaches adjust to pandemic-style recruiting: Part two of a three-part series

May 5, 2020

EWU coaches hoping to lure top-notch athletes to play in Cheney have had to get used to a lot of FaceTime calls and virtual campus tours while on the recru...

EWU freshman wing Kennedy Dickie led the Eagles with 20 points and seven rebounds in EWU's first round loss to Portland State Monday.

Women’s basketball bounced in first round of Big Sky Tournament

March 9, 2020

Although the Eagles put up a good fight in the second half, they came up just short against the Portland State Vikings. The No. 10 seed Eagles lost the...

The EWU men's basketball team celebrates its Big Sky regular season title. EWU clinched the title with a 78-69 victory over Weber State Saturday.

EWU wins outright regular season Big Sky Championship for second time in school history

March 7, 2020

Jubilation flooded Reese Court Saturday as the EWU men’s basketball team lifted the Big Sky Conference regular season champions trophy and cut down the...

EWU junior guard Jacob Davison launches a three. Davison led EWU with 23 points Thursday.

EWU clinches share of Big Sky title with win over Idaho State

March 5, 2020

On Dec. 30, 2019, the EWU men’s basketball team lost to the Idaho State Bengals on the road 75-69. Tonight was a much different story. EWU (15-4,...

Bowe Rojas of the men’s volleyball club.

Spotlighting the men’s volleyball club

February 29, 2020

Members of the EWU men’s volleyball club described their group as fun, exciting and even stress-relieving. “I cannot picture where my life would...

EWU sophomore center Bella Cravens (left, No. 14) and freshman forward Milly Knowles (right, No. 21) battle for a rebound. Cravens had 20 points and 16 rebounds in EWU's 70-67 loss to Southern Utah Thursday.

EWU battles back, but eventually falls to Southern Utah at home

February 28, 2020

The EWU women’s basketball team (3-14, 16-10) lost to the Southern Utah Thunderbirds (10-7, 16-10) 70-67 in a nail-biter Thursday after losing to the...

EWU senior forward Mason Peatling goes up for a putback layup. Peatling scored 27 points and grabbed 15 rebounds in EWU's 80-70 win over NAU Saturday.

EWU knocks off Northern Arizona behind another Peatling double-double

February 22, 2020

This season, the EWU men’s basketball team (12-4, 19-8) has turned to senior forward Mason Peatling whenever its opponent puts the pressure on. Saturday...

EWU sophomore guard/forward Kim Aiken Jr. feeds the post. Aiken had 16 points and six rebounds in EWU's 77-76 win over Sac State Thursday.

EWU tops Sac State despite tumultuous second half

February 21, 2020

When the EWU men’s basketball team (11-4, 18-8) built a 17-point first half lead against the Sacramento State Hornets (6-10, 13-12) Thursday, it appeared...

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